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Literary Awards: Nobel Prize in Literature
This guide gives a listing of some of the literary award winners.
The Swedish Academy awards the Nobel Prize in Literature annually. This award recognizes the overall work of an author, from any country. In the words of Alfred Nobel, the award is presented to an individual "who shall have produced in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction."