Nobel Prize for Literature

“The said interest shall be divided into five equal parts, which shall be apportioned as follows: /- - -/ one part to the person who shall have produced in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction ...”

 
(Excerpt from the will of Alfred Nobel)

Alfred Nobel had broad cultural interests. During his early youth, he developed his literary interests which lasted throughout his life. His library consisted of a rich and broad selection of literature in different languages. During the last years of his life, he tried his hand as an author and began writing fiction. Literature was the fourth prize area Nobel mentioned in his will.

The Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded by the Swedish Academy, Stockholm, Sweden.


 

By Patrick Modiano, Mark Polizzotti (Translator)
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ISBN: 9780300198058
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Published: Yale University Press - November 11th, 2014

Our congratulations to French novelist Patrick Modiano for his Nobel Prize in Literature 2014. Mr. Modiano has won the Nobel Prize in Literature "for the art of memory with which he has evoked the most ungraspable human destinies and uncovered the life-world of the Occupation," the Swedish Academy said.


By Tomas Transtromer, John F. Deane (Translator)
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Published: Distributed for Dedalus Press - November 2011
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Published: Farrar Straus Giroux - December 19th, 2011
By Tomas Transtromer, Robin Fulton (Translator)
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Published: New Directions Publishing Corporation - December 17th, 2011
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Published: Ecco Press - November 2011
By Tomas Transtromer, Michael McGriff (Translator), Mikaela Grassl (Translator)
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Published: Green Integer - October 15th, 2010
By Tomas Transtromer, Robin Fulton (Translator)
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By Tomas Transtromer, Robert Bly (Translator)
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 2001