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Author: Peter Handke
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Set in 1960, this novel tells of Filib Kobal's journey from his home in Carinthia to Slovenia on the trail of his missing brother, Gregor. He is armed only with two of Gregor's books: a copy book from agricultural school, and a Slovenian-German dictionary, in which Gregor has marked certain words. The resulting investigation of the laws of language and naming becomes a transformative investigation of himself and the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Handke
ISBN: 0374249342 9780374249342
OCLC Number: 17202353
Notes: Translation of: Die Wiederholung.
Description: 246 pages ; 23 cm
Other Titles: Wiederholung.
Responsibility: Peter Handke ; translated by Ralph Manheim.
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Set in 1960, this novel tells of Filib Kobal's journey from his home in Carinthia to Slovenia on the trail of his missing brother, Gregor. He is armed only with two of Gregor's books: a copy book from agricultural school, and a Slovenian-German dictionary, in which Gregor has marked certain words. The resulting investigation of the laws of language and naming becomes a transformative investigation of himself and the world around him.

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