Kaspar and Other Plays

Kaspar and Other Plays

Kaspar, Peter Handke's first full-length drama--hailed in Europe as "the play of the decade" and compared in importance to Waiting for Godot--is the story of an autistic adolescent who finds himself at a complete existential loss on the stage, with but a single sentence to call his own. Drilled by prompters who use terrifyingly funny logical and alogical language-sequences, Kaspar learns to speak "normally" and eventually becomes creative--"doing his own thing" with… (more)

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Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (January 01, 1970)

Collection: Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Language: English


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