By Rainer Maria Rilke
This consultant choice from Rilke's huge and impressive correspondence presents a type of non secular autobiography of the poet.
The interval the following coated displays all of the nice reviews of Rilke's early grownup lifestyles: his tricky beginnings, his relationships with Lou Andreas-Salome and along with his spouse Clara, his trips to Russia, his touch with the Worpswede artists, the effect of Paris, the revelation of Cezanne. some of the letters are psychologically revealing; many comment on attribute subject matters, or freshly transcribe adventure that eventually passes into the poetry.
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You know the lack-luster story of my frustrated childhood and you know those persons who are to blame for my being able to note nothing or little that is joyous in those days of growth. You know that for the greater part of the day I was entrusted to a serving-girl, immoral and of few scruples, and that the woman whose first and most immediate care I should have been loved me only when it came to bringing me out in a new little dress before a few marveling acquaintances. You know how I acquitted myself with varying success at the Primary School of the Piarists and—a stupid boy—in the main avenue of the Baumgarten decided my own fate with a childish word.
Therefore Mr. Bulanshe sent a telegram to the Countess from Serpukhov inquiring where the Count would be on Friday. The answer was to come by telegram to our hotel in Tula. We waited for it in vain and went on, as had been agreed, early yesterday to Lasarevo, completely at a loss. There we found a station employee who informed us that the Count had accompanied Tatiana Lvovna to the station yesterday, and had then departed with his luggage for Koslovka. So it became a question for us of reaching as quickly as possible (by freight train) a place from which Yasnaia was accessible.
And thank you for it. Come soon! …  To Sofia Nikolaevna Schill Tula May 20, 1900 The lovely hour with you was the last little stone in the gay mosaic of our Moscow days. Next day everything was colored by the haste of departure, and Moscow, dear as it is to us, paled before the anticipation of the many things ahead. We had no idea how close our dearest fulfillment was to us. On the train, we found Professor Pasternak who was traveling to Odessa, and when we spoke to him of our indecision as to whether we should after all try to see Tolstoy now, he informed us that there should be on the train a good acquaintance of the Tolstoy house, a Mr.