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Literary Awards: Nobel Prize in Literature

This guide gives a listing of some of the literary award winners.

Nobel Prize in Literature

Nobel Prize in Literature Description

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."

Nobel Prize in Literature Website