Written by Maurice Betz and originally published in the WWII darkness of 1941, this project features an astounding collection of Rilke's ruminations on Paris life at all levels of society, his compelling need to write, progress on The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge
, and so much more.
Rainer Maria Rilke describes the regular dying process in The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge
, which we read together with great curiosity and joy: "...
Yet as in one of Rilke's reworkings of the Parable (in The Notebooks of Make Laurids Brigge
), the sons who re-people this narrative in modernity overwhelmingly reject this love and the community on offer, for they fear its price.
In Rainer Maria Rilke's novel Notebooks of Malter Laurids Brigge
(1910), or in Franz Kafka's collection of short stories Contemplation (written between 1904 and 1912), the small-scale vision of the metropolis (Paris or Prague) assumed the double function of sheltering the individual from the "intensification of the emotional life" produced by urban living (Simmel 325) and of safely observing it.
of Make Laurids Brigge
(Die Augzeichnungen des Malte Laurids Brigge
Commission to Walter Clopton, Roger Mayngford and Robert Beymynstre, on information that Lucy daughter and heir of Geoffrey atte Brigge
is an idiot, to bring her before them, examine whether she is non compos, and since when, and if she has lucid intervals, and to certify their proceedings into Chancery.
"In 1483, Henry Savile, who was based in London, nevertheless made three important bequests in his will, leaving 6s 8d each to 'the reparacon of Eland brige, Cowfordbrigge (ie Cooper Bridge) and the new brigge
called Mirfeld brige'.
The novel Die Aufzeichnungen des Malte Laurids Brigge
(The Notebooks of Malte Laurids Brigge
) was published in 1910.
He incorporates into his personal account an allusion to The Reeve's Tale, a story that similarly features two scholars from Cambridge, and that similarly takes place "At Trumpyngtoun, nat fer fro Cantebrigge" where "ther gooth a brook, and over that a brigge
, / Upon the whiche brook ther stant a melle" (3921-23).