Nobelprize.org
Nobel Prizes and Laureates


The Nobel Prize in Literature 2011
Tomas Tranströmer

Share this:
Logotype
English
English [pdf]
Swedish
Swedish [pdf]
French
French [pdf]
German
German [pdf]
Spanish
Spanish [pdf]

 

The Permanent Secretary

Press Release
6 October 2011

 

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2011

Tomas Tranströmer

 

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2011 is awarded to the Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer

because, through his condensed, translucent images, he gives us fresh access to reality”.

 

Share this:
To cite this page
MLA style: "The Nobel Prize in Literature 2011 - Press Release". Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 25 Jul 2014. <http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/literature/laureates/2011/press.html>

Recommended:

Which Nobel Laureates are hidden within the maze of letters?

 

On 27 November 1895 Alfred Nobel signed his last will in Paris.

 

All you need to know about the Literature Prize!