Walk About the Villages

Walk About the Villages

A Dramatic Poem

Book - 1996
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This is the fourth part of Handke's "homecoming cycle", whose other three parts can be found under the American title "A Slow Homecoming". The underlying story line could not be simpler. The "prodigal" writer Gregor returns to his home village. He and his brother Hans, a construction worker, and his shopkeeper sister have a dispute over the disposition of the house which the parents had built and the land which they had cleared with their own hands many years before. Within this straightforward conflict, Handke touches upon almost every aspect of our existence. It is a lyrical play, a poetic drama on the order of Thornton Wilder's Our Town, and Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood. It is an "Everyman and Everywoman" dramatic poem for our time.
Publisher: Riverside, CA : Ariadne Press, 1996
ISBN: 9781572410008
1572410000
Characteristics: p. ; cm
Additional Contributors: Roloff, Michael

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