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The Nobel Prize in Literature 2013
Alice Munro

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Prize Announcement

Announcement of the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature to Alice Munro, presented by Professor Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, on 10 October 2013.

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Interview

Following the announcement, Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, was interviewed by writer Ola Larsmo about the 2013 Nobel Prize in Literature to Alice Munro.

Peter Englund, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy recommends his personal favourite among Alice Munro's works, "The View from Castle Rock" and comments on Alice Munro's reoccurring story setting of Southwestern Ontario where she finds her subjects and characters. Peter Englund continues to praise Munro's talent in capturing different moods of people, making her a "fantastic portrayer of human beings."

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4 min.

 

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