Peter Handke

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Nobel prize medal.svg Peter Handke
Handke in 2006
Born (1942-12-06) 6 December 1942 (age 77)
Griffen, Austrick
  • Novelist
  • Playwright
EddicationVarsity o Graz
Notable warks
Notable awairds


Peter Handke (German: [ˈhantkə]; born 6 December 1942) is an Austrick novelist, playwricht, translator, film director an writer o screenplays an poet. In the late 1960s, he wis recognised for thocht-provokin warks sic as the play Publikumsbeschimpfung (Offendin the Audience) an the novelle Die Angst des Tormanns beim Elfmeter (The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick).