Peter Handke Biography

Author, Screenwriter(1942–)
Peter Handke is an Austrian novelist and playwright best known for drawing criticism in the West for his pro-Serbian views during the Kosovo conflict.

Synopsis

Austrian novelist and playwright Peter Handke earned an early reputation as avant-garde for his plays Offending the Audience and Kaspar. As a novelist his work focuses on portrayals of characters in extreme states of mind, such as The Goalie's Anxiety at the Penalty Kick and The Left-Handed Woman. He has drawn criticism in the West for his pro-Serbian views during the Kosovo conflict.

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