The Nobel Prize in Literature 1909
Selma Ottilia Lovisa Lagerlöf
Prize share: 1/1
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1909 was awarded to Selma Lagerlöf "in appreciation of the lofty idealism, vivid imagination and spiritual perception that characterize her writings".
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