Publisher: Chiron Publications (April 12, 2016)
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Travelogue, literary autobiography, and journalistic disclose of the mores of capital punishment, "Rue Rilke" chronicles its author's initiatory Rilke pilgrimage to France and Switzerland and-upon his go back to America-his up-close involvement in dying penalty politics. Immersed within the criminal and human drama unfolding in Houston within the days best as much as an drawing close execution, the intimate linkage of affection and dying realized from Rilke reduction him in his efforts to confront his country's sanction of deadly violence and make non secular feel of his torn, too usually black-and-white international. "Poetry issues and this publication indicates us why. The outstanding diversity of Rue Rilke-a shuttle diary, a meditation on Rilke, and a gripping account of efforts to oppose an unjust judicial execution-reveals the essense of what James Hillman calls soul-making. Poet, essayist, and passionate abolitionist, Daniel Polikoff offers us a ebook devoted to the fiery poetry of lifestyles itself." SUSAN ROWLAND, writer of "Jung as a author" and "The Ecocritical Psyche" "In his lovely early e-book "Rue Rilke," Daniel Joseph Polikoff bargains us an impassioned and stylistically remarkable travelogue. With Rilke as his Virgil, he descends searching for the female values he needs to hard work to combine into modern existence. by no means prior to has Rilke's mythic id with the prodigal son been so individually authenticated, taken up with such ingenious immersion and inquisitive grace. A impressive achievement." BRUCE BOND, college of North Texas, writer of "Immanent Distance" "Polikoff's is a profound and spacious religious mind's eye. That passionate younger guy who wrote of his reviews one summer season greater than 20 years in the past used to be jam-packed with the outdated knowledge of The Poet, the song-lines of panorama, and the prophetic voice that dares confront "the worry that guts the non secular condo of this land." we'd like his voice now in our personal deeply disturbed times." NAOMI RUTH LOWINSKY, writer of "The Sister from less than" and "The Faust lady Poems" Poet, translator, and the world over famous Rilke pupil Daniel Joseph Polikoff bought his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from Cornell collage and his degree in Waldorf schooling from Rudolf Steiner collage. as well as paintings in several literary journals, he has released 5 books of poetry, translation, and feedback, together with "In a twin of Orpheus: Rilke-A Soul heritage" and a bilingual translation of Rilke's "Sonnets to Orpheus." Dr. Polikoff has taught literature in Waldorf excessive colleges in addition to classes in literature and intensity psychology at Sonoma country collage and the California Institute of crucial stories. He has shared his ardour for Rilke in a wide selection of venues within the usa and in another country, together with annual conferences of the foreign Rilke and Jean Gebser Societies, the San Francisco Jung Institute, and the Napa Valley Writer's convention. His webinars on "Rilke: Poetry and Alchemy" and "Rilke and the airtight culture" can be found in the course of the Asheville Jung middle. He is living along with his spouse Monika and relations within the San Francisco Bay sector. additional info is on the market at danielpolikoff.com."