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Riding with Rilke

Edward Bishop

Riding with Rilke

reflections on motorcycles and books

by Edward Bishop

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  • 1 Currently reading

Published by W. W. Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bishop, Edward -- Travel -- United States,
  • Bishop, Edward -- Travel -- Canada,
  • Motorcycle touring -- United States,
  • Motorcycle touring -- Canada,
  • United States -- Description and travel,
  • Canada -- Description and travel

  • Edition Notes

    StatementTed Bishop
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1059.52 .B57 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination261 p. :
    Number of Pages261
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17206530M
    ISBN 100393062619
    LC Control Number2006018910

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"Part travelogue, part ode to his bike and part literary criticism a memoir infused with joie de vivre."—Publishers Weekly In this "joyful book" (Booklist), archive diver and Ducati enthusiast Ted Bishop takes readers on an epic trip from Edmonton to Austin, through the classic landscapes of the American West, and to some of America's and Europe's most famous cities as he considers what it /5(2).

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Edward L. "Ted" Bishop is a Canadian Riding with Rilke book and academic. A professor of English literature and film studies at the University of Alberta, his first non-academic publication was Riding with Rilke: Reflections on Motorcycles and Books, a travel memoir which was a Canadian bestseller in and a finalist for the Governor General's Award for English non-fiction, and won the MAX Award Alma mater: University of Alberta, Queen's University.

In Riding with Rilke, Ted Bishop takes us on the road through some of the richest landscapes in North America and Europe, with numerous stops along the way.

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Tell readers what you thought by rating and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *5/5. As one turns the pages of Rilke's first small book of poems, published originally under the title Larenopfer, in the yearand which appeared in more recent editions under the less descriptive name Erste Gedichte, one realizes at once, in spite of a lack of plasticity in the presentation, that here speaks one who has lingered long and.

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With limited mobility, Ted finally has time to savour the reading experience. So, Riding with Rilke is not a book to be rushed. I came to respect the rhythm of the read out of respect for the man: Given a choice between flying and riding, Ted chose the road.

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