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Announcement of the 2011 Nobel Prize in Literature (5 minutes)

Immediately following the announcement, Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, shared with freelance journalist Sven Hugo Persson some background on Swedish poet and 2011 Nobel Laureate in Literature, Tomas Tranströmer. Englund described 'who he is', explained some of themes that underscore his work and highlighted which English translations are 'pure gold'.
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