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Description - Short Letter, Long Farewell by Peter Handke

The title of this book is Short Letter, Long Farewell and is written by author Peter Handke. The book Short Letter, Long Farewell is published by New York Review of Books. The ISBN of this book is 9781590173060 and the format is Paperback. The publisher has not provided a book description for Short Letter, Long Farewell by Peter Handke.

Book Details

ISBN: 9781590173060
ISBN-10: 1590173066
Format: Paperback
(202mm x 131mm x 13mm)
Imprint: New York Review of Books
Publisher: New York Review of Books
Publish Date: 31-Mar-2009
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Peter Handke

Peter Handke was born in Griffen, Austria, in 1942. He came to early prominence in the 1960s for such experimental plays as Kaspar and rapidly established himself as one of the most respected German-language writers of his generation, producing fiction, translations, memoirs, screenplays, and essays. Among his best-known novels are The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick, Repetition, and My Year in the No-Man's Bay. He has directed adaptions of his novels The Left-Handed Woman and Absence and collaborated with filmmaker Wim Wenders on four films, including Wings of Desire. In addition to Short Letter, Long Farewell, NYRB Classics has also published Handke's novel Slow Homecoming and his memoir A Sorrow Beyond Dreams. Greil Marcus is the author of The Shape of Things to Come: Prophecy and the American Voice, Lipstick Traces, and other books; with Werner Sollors he is the editor of A New Literary History of America, forthcoming in 2009. In recent years he has taught at the University of California at Berkeley, Princeton University, the New School University, and the University of Minnesota. He was born in San Francisco and lives in Berkeley. Ralph Manheim (1907-1992) translated Gunter Grass, Louis-Ferdinand Celine, Hermann Hesse, and Martin Heidegger, along with many other German and French authors.

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