Literature was the fourth prize area Alfred Nobel mentioned in his will. Below, articles on the subject are presented.
BY KJELL ESPMARKThe history of the Literature Prize appears as a series of attempts to interpret an imprecisely worded will.
BY BO SVENSÉNLike those who nominated them, the candidates proposed for the Literature Prize varied extensively.
BY STURE ALLÉNIt has been asked how it may be determined whether one kind of literature is more ideal than another.
BY STURE PACKALÉNThe work of Mommsen, Eucken and Heyse depicted reality in an explicable, idealised light.
BY ANDERS CULLHEDWhat is time? Is it a circle, a line, or an irreversible process with a unique beginning and end?