The Nobel Prize in Literature 1974

Eyvind Johnson

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Prize share: 1/2

Harry Martinson

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Prize share: 1/2

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1974 was divided equally between Eyvind Johnson "for a narrative art, far-seeing in lands and ages, in the service of freedom" and Harry Martinson "for writings that catch the dewdrop and reflect the cosmos."

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