You Must Change Your Life: The Story of Rainer Maria Rilke and Auguste Rodin

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5.4 X 0.9 X 8.0 inches | 0.57 pounds

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About the Author
Rachel Corbett is the editor in chief of Modern Painters. Her writing has appeared in The New Yorker, the New York Times, the Art Newspaper, New York magazine, and others. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
This empathetic and imaginative biography, deeply researched, is anchored by the friendship between [Rilke and Rodin].
Rachel Corbett, as any fine artist, has produced a work of great effect, and leaves a lasting and indelible mark on the reader.
Takes readers deep into the literary and art worlds of the beginning of the 20th century. . . . A must-read.--Alanna Martinez
A riveting narrative. . . . Corbett writes sharp prose that gets to the point.--Daniel Larkin
Charming and funny, Rachel Corbett renders turn-of-the-twentieth-century Paris in all its gritty glory, illustrating how the same place that saw 'Baudelaire charge through the streets waving a gun and Balzac nearly starve to death' could foster a magical artistic relationship like this one.--Ada Calhoun. author of St. Marks Is Dead
Rachel Corbett has written an elegant and moving account of what was a cultural turning point, seen through the eyes of two very different artists.--Luke Barr, author of Provence, 1970
In honeyed, knowing prose, Rachel Corbett twines two great serpents of art: the suppleness of Rodin's malleable flesh and eroticism and Rilke's endless lyrical rivers. New portals of aesthetic intonations open; invisible elements come into sight.--Jerry Saltz, senior art critic, New York Magazine