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Handke, Peter

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The left-handed woman by Peter Handke( Book )
151 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in 8 languages and held by 1,875 libraries worldwide
Marianne, dreißig Jahre alt, und ihr achtjähriger Sohn Stefan warten auf die Rückkehr Brunos, des Mannes und Vaters, von einer mehrmonatigen Geschäftsreise. Als er zurück ist, erzählt Bruno von seinem Allein- und Fremdsein in Finnland, von seiner Angst und der daraus resultierenden Verbundenheit mit Marianne und Stefan "auf Leben und Tod ... und das Seltsame ist, daß ich sogar ohne euch sein könnte, nachdem ich das erlebt habe". Am Tag darauf beschließen beide, sich zu trennen. "Für immer?" fragt Bruno. Und nach und nach hören sie auf, die Tage zu zählen, die sie allein sind. Die neue Form des Daseins beginnt sie zu schützen und zu stärken
Short letter, long farewell by Peter Handke( Book )
170 editions published between 1972 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,766 libraries worldwide
Short Letter, Long Farewell is one the most inventive and exhilarating of the great Peter Handke's novels. Full of seedy noir atmospherics and boasting an air of generalized delirium, the book starts by introducing us to a nameless young German who has just arrived in America, where he hopes to get over the collapse of his marriage. No sooner has he arrived, however, than he discovers that his ex-wife is pursuing him. He flees, she follows, and soon the couple is running circles around each other across the length of America---from Philadelphia to St. Louis to the Arizona desert, and from Portland, Oregon, to L.A. Is it love or vengeance that they want from each other? Everything's spectacularly unclear in a book that is travelogue, suspense story, domestic comedy, and Western showdown, with a totally unexpected Hollywood twist at the end. Above all, Short Letter, Long Farewell is a love letter to America, its landscapes and popular culture, the invitation and the threat of its newness and wildness and emptiness, with the promise of a new life---or the corpse of an old one---lying just around the corner
The goalie's anxiety at the penalty kick by Peter Handke( Book )
187 editions published between 1961 and 2016 in 7 languages and held by 1,685 libraries worldwide
"The self-destruction of a soccer goalie turned construction worker who wanders aimlessly around a stifling Austrian border town after pursuing and then murdering, almost unthinkingly, a female movie cashier is mirrored by his use of direct, sometimes fractured prose that conveys "at its best a seamless blend of lyricism and horror seen in the runes of a disintegrating world"."--Global Books in Print
A moment of true feeling by Peter Handke( Book )
100 editions published between 1975 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 1,455 libraries worldwide
At the beginning of Peter Handke's novel, Gregor Keuschnig awakens from a nightmare in which he has committed murder, and announces, "From today on, I shall be leading a double life." The duplicity, however, lies only in Keuschnig's mind; his everyday life as the press atache for the Austrian Embassy in Paris continues much as before: routine paperwork, walks in the city, futile intimacies with his family and his mistress. But Keuschnig is oblivious to it all, merely simulating his previous identity while he searches for a higher significance, a mystical moment of true sensation which can free him from what the novel calls life's "dreadful normalcy." Convinced that, if he fails, life's meaning will be revealed to him only when it is too late, he looks for portents everywhere. Keuschnig's search takes him through all of Paris. At every step, his feelings are interwoven with acute observation of its streets, buildings, cafes, parks, sky. It is an intimate and evocative journey, in a city that is at once supportive and familiar, strange and provocative
Wunschloses Unglück. Erzählung. (1.-25. Taus.) by Peter Handke( Book )
177 editions published between 1970 and 2014 in 5 languages and held by 1,365 libraries worldwide
Kein Urteil, kein literarisches Denkmal für eine Mutter, kein abgeschlossenes Bild, nach dessen Beendigung der Autor und mit ihm der Leser befreit aufatmen könnte, sondern die Beschreibung einer grausigen offenen Wunde. - Helmut Scheffel - Back cover. Peter Handke's mother, Maria Handke, committed suicide in 1971. Within a few weeks, Peter Handke set about the task of reconstructing his mother's life in the form of a narrative. As he explains in the story, he did this partly in order to come to terms with his own grief, by attempting to make sense of the path her life had taken, and partly to give substance to her existence by creating a memorial. Handke constantly assesses the course of his mother's life in relation to the social, historical, political, and cultural influences to which she was exposed. - Introduction of Manchester University Press edition (1993)
Kaspar by Peter Handke( Book )
179 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in 16 languages and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Cam, possessor of a photographic memory, and her friend Eric investigate what seems to be a brief appearance of U.F.O.s
A sorrow beyond dreams : a life story by Peter Handke( Book )
21 editions published between 1972 and 2013 in English and German and held by 1,080 libraries worldwide
The noted Austrian writer reconstructs and recalls the relationships, objects, daily affairs, dreams, pain, and despair of his mother's fifty-one years in a small village and the final reality of her suicide
The ride across Lake Constance by Peter Handke( Book )
91 editions published between 1970 and 1999 in 4 languages and held by 880 libraries worldwide
The Moravian night : a story by Peter Handke( Book )
30 editions published between 2008 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 852 libraries worldwide
"An odyssey through the mind and memory of a washed-up writer from one of Europe's most provocative novelists"--
On a dark night I left my silent house by Peter Handke( Book )
48 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 824 libraries worldwide
"On a Dark Night I Left My Silent House is Peter Handke's novel about one man's conflict with himself and his journey toward resolution. During one night shift, an unnamed middle-aged pharmacist in Taxham, an isolated suburb of Salzburg, tells his story to a narrator. The pharmacist is known and well respected, but lonely and estranged from his wife. He feels most comfortable wandering about in nature. One day he receives a blow to the head that leaves him unable to speak, and the narrative moves from ironic description into a collection of sensual impressions, observations, and reflections. The pharmacist, who is now called the driver, sets out on a quest, traveling with two companions - a former Olympic skiing champion and a once famous poet - into the Alps, where he is beaten and later stalked by a woman. He drives through a tunnel and has a premonition of death, then finds himself in a surreal, foreign land. In a final series of bizarre, cathartic events, the driver regains his speech and is taken back to his pharmacy - back to his former life, but forever changed."--BOOK JACKET
Die Hornissen. Roman by Peter Handke( Book )
115 editions published between 1966 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 782 libraries worldwide
Im Jahr 1966 erschien Handkes erster Roman "Die Hornissen". Es ist der Versuch, die Entstehung eines Romans zu beschreiben. Ein Mann hat vor Jahren ein Buch gelesen: oder er hat das Buch nicht einmal gelesen, sondern es ist ihm nur von anderer Seite von dem Buch erzählt worden. Nun aber, eines Tages im Sommer, wird er, vielleicht durch eine Übereinstimmung dessen, was ihm selber zustößt, mit dem, was dem blinden Helden des Romans zugestoßen ist, eben an jenes verschollene Buch erinnert, von dem er meint, es vor Zeiten gelesen zu haben. Aus den zerbrochenen Stücken, an die er sich zu erinnern glaubt, aus Worten, aus Sätzen, aus halbverlorenen Bildern denkt der Mann den Roman aus, und zwar derart, daß unentscheidbar bleibt, ob das Geschehen in dem "neuen" Roman nur den "Helden" des alten Romans betrifft oder auch ihn, der ihn ausdenkt
Kaspar and other plays by Peter Handke( Book )
10 editions published between 1969 and 2013 in English and German and held by 782 libraries worldwide
Kaspar, Peter Handke's first full-length drama--hailed in Europe as "the play of the decade" and compared in importance to Waiting for Godot--is the story of an autistic adolescent who finds himself at a complete existential loss on the stage, with but a single sentence to call his own. Drilled by prompters who use terrifyingly funny logical and alogical language-sequences, Kaspar learns to speak "normally" and eventually becomes creative--"doing his own thing" with words; for this he is destroyed. In Offending the Audience and Self-Accusation, one-character "speak-ins," Handke further explores the relationship between public performance and personal identity, forcing us to reconsider our sense of who we are and what we know
They are dying out by Peter Handke( Book )
99 editions published between 1973 and 2005 in 6 languages and held by 777 libraries worldwide
Once again for Thucydides by Peter Handke( Book )
49 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in German and English and held by 759 libraries worldwide
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
Slow homecoming by Peter Handke( Book )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2011 in English and German and held by 720 libraries worldwide
In this haunting suite of three fictions, Handke cements his reputation as one of the most talented writers of the Twentieth Century
Kindergeschichte by Peter Handke( Book )
67 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 701 libraries worldwide
Analyse : Roman psychologique (formation)
Across by Peter Handke( Book )
47 editions published between 1983 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 617 libraries worldwide
Handke's novel tells the story of a quiet, organized classics teacher named Andreas Loser. One night, on the way to his regularly scheduled card game, he passes a tree that has been defaced by a swastika. Impulsively yet deliberately, he tracks down the defacer and kills him. With this act, Loser has crossed an invisble threshold, and will be stuck in this secular purgatory until he can confess his crime
Die Lehre der Sainte-Victoire by Peter Handke( Book )
47 editions published between 1980 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 284 libraries worldwide
Overpeinzingen over het leven en de kunst naar aanleiding van een berg, de Sainte-Victoire, die veelvuldig door Cézanne is geschilderd
Outrage au public et autres pièces parlées by Peter Handke( Book )
24 editions published between 1968 and 2015 in French and Undetermined and held by 103 libraries worldwide
The weight of the world by Peter Handke( Book )
6 editions published between 1984 and 1990 in English and German and held by 76 libraries worldwide
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Bi de Han de ke 1942-
Bi de Han ke 1942-
Bide Handeke
Bide-Handeke 1942-
Bide-Hanke 1942-
Chandke, Peter 1942-
Chantke, Peter 1942-
Handeke, Bide 1942-
Hāndik, Bītir 1942-
Hāndka, Bītir 1942-
Hāndka, Pitir 1942-
Handke, P.
Handke, P. 1942-
Handke, P. (Peter)
Handke, P. (Peter), 1942-
Handke Peter
Handke, Peter 1942-
Hānḍke, Piṭer 1942-
Hānḍke, Piṭīr 1942-
Handḳeh, Peṭer 1942-
Handqe, Peṭer 1942-
Handtke, Peter 1942-
Hanke, Bide 1942-
Hantoke, Pētā 1942-
Hantuke 1942-
Hantʻukʻe, Pʻetʻŏ
Hantuke, Peto 1942-
Peter Handke
Peter Handke austriacki pisarz i tłumacz
Peter Handke Austrian writer, playwright and film director
Peter Handke Oostenrijks filmregisseur
Peter Handke österreichischer Schriftsteller, Dramatiker und Regisseur
Peter Handke Østerriksk forfatter og filmregissør
Peter Handke rakouský překladatel a spisovatel
Peter Handke romanziere e drammaturgo austriaco
Pēteris Handke
Petrus Handke
Петер Гандке
Петер Хандке
Петэр Хандке
Пэтэр Гандкэ
Хандке, Петер
Хандке, Петер 1942-
Փեթեր Հանդքե
הנדקה, פטר 1942-
פטר הנדקה
بيتر هاندكه
بيتر هاندكه، 1942-
پیتر هاندکه
پیتر هاندکه نویسنده و نمایشنامه‌نویس اتریشی
페터 한트케
한트케, 페터 1942-
한트케, 피터 1942-
ハントケ, ペーター
ハントケ, ペーター 1942-
ペーター・ハントケ 1942-
彼得‧韩德克 1942-
韩德克, 彼得 1942-
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