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 (rĭl′kə), Rainer Maria 1875-1926.
German poet whose verse, often marked by a mystic lyricism and precise imagery, profoundly influenced 20th-century German literature. His collections include The Book of Hours (1905) and The Duino Elegies (1923).


(Biography) Rainer Maria (ˈrainər maˈriːa). 1875–1926, Austro-German poet, born in Prague. Author of intense visionary lyrics, notably in the Duino Elegies (1922) and Sonnets to Orpheus (1923)


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Rainer Maria, 1875–1926, Austrian poet, born in Prague.
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Motionhouse dancers followed the young people's performance with their own outdoor show Captive and before they began, the group listened to Warwickshire's young poet laureate, Lauren Parsons, who read The Panther by Rainer Maria Rilke, which inspired Captive.
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Poetry Prize, the Whitebird Poetry Series Prize, the Rainer Maria Rilke Poetry Prize, and two Pushcart Prize nominations.
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