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Nobel Lecture

The Tender Narrator Olga Tokarczuk delivered her Nobel Lecture in Literature on Saturday 7 December 2019 at the Swedish Academy in Stockholm. English © THE NOBEL FOUNDATION 2019 General permission is granted for the publication in newspapers in any language after December 7, 2019, 16.45 CET. Publication in periodicals or books otherwise than in summary…

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Nobel Lecture

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Nobel Lecture

English © THE NOBEL FOUNDATION 2019 General permission is granted for the publication in newspapers in any language after December 7, 2019, 16.45 CET. Publication in periodicals or books otherwise than in summary requires the consent of the Foundation. On all publications in full or in major parts the above underlined copyright notice must be…

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Nominations made by Nobel Prize laureates in literature (1901-1950) All information concerning the nominations and selections of the Nobel Prize laureates is kept a secret for 50 years. That is why we only published information about the first 50 Nobel Prizes in Literature so far. Within the time period (1901-1950) 19 of the 45 Nobel…

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The number of nominations presented here are the total number of nominations that particular year – not the number of suggested individuals, nor the number of approved nominations the particular Nobel Laureate received that year. All information concerning the nominations and selections of the Nobel Laureates is kept secret for 50 years, that’s why we have only…

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Nobel Lecture

English Nobel Lecture, December 11, 1971 (Translation) Peace Policy in Our Time I. The Nobel Peace Prize for 1971 has been awarded to a man still active in political life; therefore, it can only have been in appreciation of his continuing endeavors, not of his past achievements. Yesterday I expressed my gratitude; today I wish…

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Nobel Lecture

English 10 December 2000 The Case for Literature I have no way of knowing whether it was fate that has pushed me onto this dais but as various lucky coincidences have created this opportunity I may as well call it fate. Putting aside discussion of the existence or non-existence…

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Nobel Lecture

Swedish Gao Xingjian håller sin Nobelföreläsning. Litteraturens existensberättigande Jag vet inte om det är ödet som har fört mig till denna talarstol, men finner inget annat ord för de lyckliga omständigheter som har medverkat därtill. Frågan om Guds existens vill jag lämna därhän. Närhelst jag ställs inför den frågan, vars svar är förborgat för…

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Nobel Lecture

Nobel Lecture, December 12, 1930 The American Fear of Literature Were I to express my feeling of honor and pleasure in having been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, I should be fulsome and perhaps tedious, and I present my gratitude with a plain «Thank you». I wish, in this address, to consider certain trends,…

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Banquet speech

Nobel Banquet speech, 10 December 2016 Good evening, everyone. I extend my warmest greetings to the members of the Swedish Academy and to all of the other distinguished guests in attendance tonight. I’m sorry I can’t be with you in person, but please know that I am most definitely with you in…

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