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Tomas Transtromer Wins 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature

October 6, 2011

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Tomas Transtromer The latest news from Stockholm is that the 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded to a Swedish poet, Tomas Transtromer. He is the one whose surrealistic poetry won him accolades as a very important Scandinavian writer since the time of Second World War. His works revolved around the mysteries of the […]

Nobel Prize in Literature 2011: Top 4 Contenders

October 6, 2011

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Less than twenty four hours before the final announcement of the Nobel Prize for Literature 2011 there were a lot of ups and downs in the chances of the finalists winning the most-coveted literary honour. Bob Dylan was being considered the surprise dark horse, who had beaten the odds 100/1 to reach the odds 10/1 […]

Winners of Nobel Prize for Literature

October 4, 2011

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The winner of the much awaited Nobel Prize for Literature 2011 will be announced on Thursday 6 October, 1:00 p.m. CET. The list of the previous winners of Nobel Prize for Literature from 1901 to 2010 is as follows: 2010 Mario Vargas Llosa2009 Herta Müller2008 Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio2007 Doris Lessing2006 Orhan Pamuk2005 Harold Pinter2004 […]

Nobel Prize for Literature 2008 Announced

October 12, 2008

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And finally the winner of the most coveted literary award, the Nobel Prize for Literature, has been announced. The French writer, Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio has won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2008. He is the first French writer to have accomplished this deed, ever since the Chinese-born French writer, Gao Xingjian won it […]

Nobel Prize for Literature 2007 – Lessing

October 12, 2007

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The British novelist, Doris Lessing won the 2007 Nobel Prize for literature, announced yesterday. She is 87 years old at present, just weeks short of her 88th birthday. She is best known for her novel, ‘The Golden Notebook’, written in 1962. The academy that conferred most coveted prize on her called her an “epicist of […]

Toni Morrison’s ‘The Bluest Eye’

July 7, 2007

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Toni Morrison was the eighth American to win the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1993. Her novel are characterized by epic themes, elaborately sketched African-American characters and vivid dialogues. She won Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1988 for her novel, ‘Beloved’. Her other famous novels include ‘The Bluest Eye’, ‘Song of Solomon’. The last book […]

‘The Good Earth’ by Pearl S. Buck

June 27, 2007

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The main character of the novel ‘The Good Earth’ is Wang Lung, a poor peasant farmer. He marries a slave. And after that he gradually rises from being a poor, humble farmer to being a wealthy, landowner. Having support of his faithful wife he multiplied his wealth. His faith in the capacity of the good earth. The novel begins […]