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Peter Handke


Born
in Griffen, Austria
December 06, 1942

Genre

Influences


Peter Handke (* 6. Dezember 1942 in Griffen, Kärnten) ist ein österreichischer Schriftsteller und Übersetzer.

Peter Handke is an Avant-garde Austrian novelist and playwright. His body of work has been awarded numerous literary prizes, including the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2019. He has also collaborated with German director Wim Wenders, writing the script for The Wrong Move and co-writing the screenplay for Wings of Desire.

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The Afternoon of a Writer

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Slow Homecoming

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A Moment of True Feeling

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“If a nation loses its storytellers, it loses its childhood.”
Peter Handke

“When the child was a child, it didn’t know that it was a child, everything was soulful, and all souls were one.”
Peter Handke, Song of Childhood

“حاجة ماسة للبوح تصادفها أقصى درجات الصمت”
Peter Handke, الشقاء العادي

Polls

January 2020 Short Story/Novella Poll

 
  98 votes, 34.6%

 
  55 votes, 19.4%

Jeeves Takes Charge (story), from: Carry on, Jeeves by P.G. Wodehouse, 26 pages, 1925
 
  42 votes, 14.8%

Boys and Girls by Alice Munro, 10 pages, 1964
 
  37 votes, 13.1%

 
  27 votes, 9.5%

 
  24 votes, 8.5%

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