The Nobel Prize in Literature 1951
Pär Fabian Lagerkvist
Prize share: 1/1
The Nobel Prize in Literature 1951 was awarded to Pär Lagerkvist "for the artistic vigour and true independence of mind with which he endeavours in his poetry to find answers to the eternal questions confronting mankind".
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