Austrian novelist, 2019 Nobel laureate
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Peter Handke is an Austrian-born Nobel laureate novelist, playwright, translator, poet, film director and screenwriter. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2019.
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Nobel-winning author Handke declared 'persona non grata' in SarajevoThe Bosnian capital Sarajevo on Wednesday declared Nobel Prize-winning Austrian author Peter Handke "persona non grata" over his support for late Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic and denial of the..
Peter Handke receives Nobel Literature prizeThe choice of Handke came as the Academy struggled to recover from a sexual assault scandal that resulted in the 2018 prize being postponed and awarded this year to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk while..
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Turkey's Erdogan says Nobel academy rewarding human rights violationsTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan accused the Nobel academy on Tuesday of rewarding human rights violations by awarding the prize for literature to Peter Handke, who has been criticized for backing late..
Turkey joins Nobel ceremony boycott in protest against HandkeTurkey said on Monday it would join Albania and Kosovo in boycotting the Nobel awards ceremony in protest against 2019 literature prize laureate Peter Handke, who has been criticized for backing late..
Albania, Kosovo ambassadors to boycott Nobel ceremony in protest against HandkeAlbania said on Monday its ambassador to Sweden would boycott the Nobel prize awards ceremony in protest against 2019 literature prize laureate Peter Handke, who has been criticized for supporting late..
Defiant Nobel winner Handke dismisses questions on Balkan warsAustrian writer Peter Handke, winner of the 2019 Nobel literature prize, said on Friday he preferred anonymous hate mail to questions about his support for Slobodan Milosevic, Serbia's strongman during..
Swedish Academy member to boycott Nobel week over Handke prizeA member of the Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel literature prize, said on Friday he would boycott this year's celebrations in protest at the award being given to Austrian writer Peter Handke, a..
Swedish Academy defends choice for 2019 Nobel literature prizeThe Swedish Academy has defended its decision to award the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature to Austrian writer Peter Handke, saying he had made provocative comments but had not supported bloodshed.
Srebrenica massacre survivors want Handke's Nobel prize revokedSurvivors of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre called on Friday for Austrian author Peter Handke's Nobel Prize for Literature to be revoked, saying it was "shameful" to recognize a man who has denied the..
Peter Handke: Critics hit out at Nobel Prize awardThe Austrian writer voiced support for the Serbs during the 1990s Yugoslav war.
Austria's Handke and Poland's Tokarczuk win Nobel literature prizesAustrian writer Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday and Polish author Olga Tokarczuk was named as the 2018 winner after a sexual assault scandal led to last year's award..
Tokarczuk and Handke win Nobel literature prizes, line drawn under 2018 scandalAustrian writer Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday and Polish author Olga Tokarczuk was named as the 2018 winner after a sexual assault scandal led to last year's award..
Poland's Tokarczuk and Austria's Handke win Nobel literature prizesAustria’s Peter Handke won the 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature, and the postponed 2018 award went to Polish author Olga Tokarczuk, the Swedish Academy said on Thursday.