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Nobel Prize in Literature
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History

In May 2018, it was announced that after a series of resignations and public scandal, no prize would be awarded in 2018: instead, two laureates will be named in 2019.

Latest Winners / Recipients

Year: 2003

J. M. Coetzee 'who in innumerable guises portrays the surprising involvement of the outsider' -- The Swedish Academy citation, 2 October 2003.

Year: 2000

Year: 1973

Patrick White 'for an epic and psychological narrative art which has introduced a new continent into literature'.

Works About this Award

Diary Poem : Uses of the Nobel Prize i "In her comment on my poem about Borges in Geneva", Jennifer Maiden , 2020 single work poetry
— Appears in: Cordite Poetry Review , 1 February no. 95 2020;
Wool, Cotton, Silk i "The Nobel Prize for Literature, awarded to", Joyce Parkes , 2018 single work poetry
— Appears in: Not Very Quiet , March no. 2 2018;
Towards Joy Anwen Crawford , 2017 single work essay
— Appears in: The Best Australian Essays 2017 2017; (p. 302-309)
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