Tag Archives: Michael Roloff

ULTIMATE ADIEU. I AM DYING OF COPD. DOMMAGE. APOLOGIES FOR ANY OBNOXIOUS. AU REVOIR. XXX M.R

[The title of this blog, The Goalie’s Anxiety at the Penalty Kick, is Michael Roloff’s translation of the title of Peter Handke’s novel Die Angst des Tormanns beim Elfmeter. Our correspondence over two decades consisted in large part of responses … Continue reading

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Peter Handke: Ibsen Award for Drama

On the 21 of September Peter Handke received The International Ibsen Award. There was a heated┬ádebate, much of it uninformed by any knowledge of Handke’s work and driven by certainty. One of the more egregious claims was that Handke is … Continue reading

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To Duration, A Poem

For The Last Books Press, Amsterdam, I have translated Peter Handke’s “Gedicht an die Dauer.” It will appear later this year, the first translation of the little 1986 book. Peter Handke, Phil Baber, Michael Roloff, and Alex Caldiero all contributed … Continue reading

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