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The afternoon of a writer

by Peter Handke

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Published by Methuen in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Translation of: Nachmittag eines Schriftstellers.

StatementPeter Handke ; translated by Ralph Manheim.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPT2668.A5 N3413 1989
The Physical Object
Pagination86 p.
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16674183M
ISBN 10041362840X, 0374102074

  Forget the books you want to write. Think only of the book you are writing. Write first and always. Painting, music, friends, cinema, Author: Mayo Oshin.   Premio Nobel de Literatura Fascinante ]. Uno de los autores m s importantes en lengua alemana. Los Angeles TimesUna tarde de diciembre, a la luz del ocaso, un escritor, sentado a su mesa de trabajo, decide dar un paseo por el mundo, deambular por patios, plazas y callejuelas, perderse por arrabales y volver a su casa al abrigo de la oscuridad.

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After a morning at his desk—where,/5(23). Afternoon of an Author contains fourteen uncollected short stories and six uncollected essays, evenly distributed over the course of F.

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Both lyrical and philosophical, The Afternoon of a Writer is storytelling about the problem of storytelling. “Carry on,” the writer urges himself as he finally prepares for bed. “Carry on,” the writer urges himself as he finally prepares for bed. “The Afternoon of a Writer” is the 12th book by Austrian-born Handke and, as his previous works, written in lean and clear prose.

As in his novel, “The Left-Handed Woman,” also translated by Ralph Author: Ursula Hegi. Print book: Fiction: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: A semi-autobiographical work giving a simple account of some hours in the life of a writer, who had lived for almost a year with the thought that he had lost contact with language.

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