Prize announcement

Announcement of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature to Bob Dylan, presented by Professor Sara Danius, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, on 13 October 2016.

Interview about the awarded work

“He can be read and should be read, and is a great poet in the English tradition”. Following the announcement, Sara Danius, Permanent Secretary of the Swedish Academy, was interviewed by freelance journalist Sven Hugo Persson about the 2016 Nobel Prize in Literature to Bob Dylan.

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MLA style: Prize announcement. NobelPrize.org. Nobel Media AB 2018. Fri. 21 Sep 2018. <https://www.nobelprize.org/prizes/literature/2016/prize-announcement/>

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