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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1917
Karl Gjellerup, Henrik Pontoppidan

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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1917

Karl Adolph Gjellerup

Karl Adolph Gjellerup

Prize share: 1/2

Henrik Pontoppidan

Henrik Pontoppidan

Prize share: 1/2

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1917 was divided equally between Karl Adolph Gjellerup "for his varied and rich poetry, which is inspired by lofty ideals" and Henrik Pontoppidan "for his authentic descriptions of present-day life in Denmark".

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