Nobel Prizes and Laureates

Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2000
Gao Xingjian

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Nobel Lecture

The Case for Literature

Gao Xingjian delivered his Nobel Lecture in Börssalen at the Swedish Academy in Stockholm, 7 December 2000. Xingjian was introduced by Horace Engdahl, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy.

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