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British winners of the Nobel Literary Prize.

by Walter E. Kidd

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Published by University of Oklahoma Press in Norman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism,
  • Nobel Prizes,
  • Authors, English -- 20th century -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 266-274.

    Statement[Edited] by Walter E. Kidd.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPR473 .K5
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 280 p.
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5289507M
    ISBN 100806110759
    LC Control Number72009270

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      Scientist, 97, becomes oldest ever winner of Nobel Prize British professor Sir Peter Ratcliffe in trio of Nobel Prize winners for medicine Nobel Peace Prize goes .   British author Doris Lessing was named winner of the Nobel Prize for literature on Thursday. A George Washington University literature professor discusses Lessing's contributions to her .

      Updated at a.m. ET. In an unusual move, the Swedish Academy doled out Nobel Prizes in literature to two authors on Thursday: Polish writer Olga Tokarczuk, who . With the announcement of the Nobel Prize winners, British contemporary author Kazuo Ishiguro joins the small but extremely talented cohort of writers from Japan or of Japanese descent to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature. If you haven’t yet had the pleasure of picking up a work from one of these prize-winning authors, here are 9 essential novels to add to your reading list.


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