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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1954


Prize motivation: "for his mastery of the art of narrative, most recently demonstrated in The Old Man and the Sea, and for the influence that he has exerted on contemporary style"

Born: 21 July 1899, Oak Park, IL, USA


Died: 2 July 1961, Ketchum, ID, USA


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Banquet speech

As the Laureate was unable to be present at the Nobel Banquet at the City Hall in Stockholm, December 10, 1954, the speech was read by John M. Cabot, United States Ambassador to Sweden «Having no facility for speech-making and no command of oratory nor any domination of rhetoric, I wish to thank the administrators…

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Other resources

Links to other sites – which provides information on conferences, etc., and contains the Society Newsletter, and where the useful The Hemingway Review Index can be downloaded. An for hearing Hemingway read selections from his own works. Readings include a recording by a Havana , Cuba, radio station of Hemingway reading his “Nobel Prize Acceptance…

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Nominations

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1954 Ernest Hemingway Nominated on 4 occasions for the Nobel Prize in   To cite this pageMLA style: “Ernest Hemingway – Nominations”. Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 22 Jun 2018.

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Bibliography

Short stories Three Stories & Ten Poems. – Paris : Contact, 1923 in our time. – Paris : Three Mountains Press, 1924 In Our Time. – New York : Boni & Liveright, 1925 Men Without Women. – New York : Scribners, 1927 Winner Take Nothing. – New York : Scribner, 1933 The Fifth Column and…

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Article

A Case of Identity: Ernest Hemingway by Anders Hallengren The recognition of Hemingway as a major and representative writer of the United States of America, was a slow but explosive process. His emergence in the western canon was an even more adventurous voyage. His works were burnt in the bonfire in Berlin on May 10,…

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Biographical

Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961), born in Oak Park, Illinois, started his career as a writer in a newspaper office in Kansas City at the age of seventeen. After the United States entered the First World War, he joined a volunteer ambulance unit in the Italian army. Serving at the front, he was wounded, was decorated by…

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The human body contains about 60% water – without it humans wouldn’t survive. Water regulates our body temperatures and excretes waste through perspiration, urination and defecation. It improves blood oxygen circulation and fights off illness. On Earth, water has many more vital functions. The water cycle, which allows water to take the shape of both…

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  On 27 November 1895, Alfred Nobel signed his last will and testament, giving the largest share of his fortune to a series of prizes, the Nobel Prizes. As described in Nobel’s will one part was dedicated to “the person who shall have produced in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an…

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