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Handke Plays One

Handke Plays One( )
Author: Handke, Peter
Series title:Methuen Contemporary Dramatists Ser.
ISBN:978-0-413-68090-7
Publication Date:Nov 1996
Publisher:Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Imprint:Methuen Drama
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

This volume contains Handke's work from the 1970s. It includes "Kaspar", in which the playwright explores the power of language as a means of oppression - a means of creating artificial uniformity by teaching people to comprehend the world only in terms of the speech patterns they are given.

Book Details
Pages:336
Detailed Subjects: Drama / American / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.031 x 7.917 x 0.819 Inches
Book Weight:0.836 Pounds
Author Biography
Handke, Peter (Author)
Peter Handke was born in Griffen, Austria on December 6, 1942. He studied law at Graz University from 1961 to 1965. He is a playwright, novelist, poet, and essayist. His plays include Offending the Audience, Kaspar, and The Ride across Lake Constance. His novels include The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick, The Left-Handed Woman, and A Sorrow beyond Dreams. He was awarded the Buchner Prize in 1973 and refused to accept the Kafka Prize in 1979.

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