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Literary Awards: 1940- 1949

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

1949 Winner

WILLIAM FAULKNER

1948 Winner

THOMAS STEARNS ELIOT

1947 Winner

ANDRE PAUL GUILLAUME GIDE

1946 Winner

HERMANN HESSE

1945 Winner

GABRIELA MISTRAL

1944 Winner

JOHANNES VILHELM JENSEN

1943 Winner

NO NOBEL PRIZE WAS AWARDED THIS YEAR

1942 Winner

NO NOBEL PRIZE WAS AWARDED THIS YEAR

1941 Winner

NO NOBEL PRIZE WAS AWARDED THIS YEAR

1940 Winner

NO NOBEL PRIZE WAS AWARDED THIS YEAR