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The Permanent Secretary

Press release
11 October 2007

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2007

The Nobel Prize in Literature for 2007 is awarded to the English writer Doris Lessing

“that epicist of the female experience, who with scepticism, fire and visionary power has subjected a divided civilisation to scrutiny”.

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MLA style: Doris Lessing. NobelPrize.org. Nobel Media AB 2018. Sun. 16 Dec 2018. <https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/literature/2007/press-release/>

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