Biography

Peter Handke Biography

An Austrian novelist, playwright, translator, poet, film director as well as a screenwriter is named for Peter Handke who is famous for his works such as the play Publikumsbeschimpfung (Offending the Audience) and the novel Die Angst des Tormanns beim Elfmeter (The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick). Prompted by his mother's suicide in 1971,...