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Once again for Thucydides

Author: Peter Handke; Tess Lewis
Publisher: New York : New Directions, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Essays by an Austrian writer which magnify routine events. One is on snow in Japan as it falls and melts, another is on a shoe shine man in the Balkans, a third is on tidal waters, flowing and receding on the coast of Spain.
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Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Handke; Tess Lewis
ISBN: 0811213889 9780811213882
OCLC Number: 38842189
Description: 90 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: For Thucydides --
The pigeons of Pazin --
The sheet-lightning epopee or Once again for Thucydides --
The shoeshine man of Split --
Epopee of loading a cargo ship --
The tale of hats in Skopje --
Calling the escaped parakeet in Patras, Peloponnesia, on December 20, 1987 --
Several incidents of snowfall in Japan --
Last pictures? --
The glowworm epopee --
Brazzano thunder blues --
Again a story of melting --
The hour between swallows and bats --
Two days facing the Cloud-Kitchen Mountain --
Attempt to exorcise one story with another --
The short fable of the ash tree in Munich --
Epopee of the disappearing paths or Another lesson of Mont Sainte-Victoire.
Other Titles: Noch einmal für Thukydides.
Responsibility: by Peter Handke ; translated from the German by Tess Lewis.

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Essays by an Austrian writer which magnify routine events. One is on snow in Japan as it falls and melts, another is on a shoe shine man in the Balkans, a third is on tidal waters, flowing and receding on the coast of Spain.

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