Rainer Maria Rilke

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Noun1.Rainer Maria Rilke - German poet (born in Austria) whose imagery and mystic lyricism influenced 20th-century German literature (1875-1926)
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The poet Rainer Marie Rilke observed in 1907 that what people found offensive, even comical about them was Cezanne's 'limitless objectivity, refusing any kind of meddling in an alien unity'--that is to say, into someone else's 'personality,' 'character,' or 'psyche', long thought to have been necessary aims of portraiture.
Another major creative outlet for her was the extensive correspondence she maintained with major poets such as Boris Pasternak and Rainer Marie Rilke. While in Paris, Tsvetaeva's husband Sergei Efron became involved with a Eurasian organization that promoted the return of Russian emigres to the USSR.
The Sacred Threshold: A Life of Rainer Marie Rilke. Manchester: Carcanet New Press, 1983.