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The Nobel Prize in Literature 1945


Prize motivation: "for her lyric poetry which, inspired by powerful emotions, has made her name a symbol of the idealistic aspirations of the entire Latin American world"

Born: 7 April 1889, Vicuña, Chile


Died: 10 January 1957, Hempstead, NY, USA


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Bibliography

Works in Spanish Desolación. – New York : Instituto de las Españas, 1922 Ternura : canciones de niños. – Madrid : Saturnino Calleja, 1924 Tala. – Buenos Aires : Sur, 1938 Los sonetos de la muerte y otros poemas elegíacos. – Santiago : Philobiblion, 1952 Lagar. – Santiago, 1954 Croquis mexicanos; Gabriela Mistral en México.…

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Award ceremony speech

Presentation Speech by Hjalmar Gullberg, Member of the , on December 10, 1945 One day a mother’s tears caused a whole language, disdained at that time in good society, to rediscover its nobility and gain glory through the power of its poetry. It is said that when , the first of the two poets bearing…

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Nominations

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1945 Gabriela Mistral Nominated on 8 occasions for the Nobel Prize in Submitted 2 nominations, for the Nobel Prize in   To cite this pageMLA style: “Gabriela Mistral – Nominations”. Nobelprize.org. Nobel Media AB 2014. Web. 22 Jun 2018.

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Banquet speech

Gabriela Mistral’s speech at the Nobel Banquet at the City Hall in Stockholm, December 10, 1945 (Translation) Today Sweden turns toward a distant Latin American country to honour it in the person of one of the many exponents of its culture. It would have pleased the cosmopolitan spirit of Alfred Nobel to extend the scope…

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Biographical

Gabriela Mistral (1889-1957), pseudonym for Lucila Godoy y Alcayaga, was born in Vicuña, Chile. The daughter of a dilettante poet, she began to write poetry as a village schoolteacher after a passionate romance with a railway employee who committed suicide. She taught elementary and secondary school for many years until her poetry made her famous.…

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Nominations made by Nobel Laureates in Literature (1901-1950) All information concerning the nominations and selections of the Nobel 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 Laureates in…

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Nominations for the Nobel Prize in Literature each year (1901-1950) The number of nominations presented here are the total number of nominations that particular year – not the number of suggested induviduals, nor the number of approved nominations the particular Nobel Laureate recieved that year. All information concerning the nominations and selections of the Nobel…

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Biographical

Pablo Neruda (1904-1973), whose real name is Neftalí Ricardo Reyes Basoalto, was born on 12 July, 1904, in the town of Parral in Chile. His father was a railway employee and his mother, who died shortly after his birth, a teacher. Some years later his father, who had then moved to the town of Temuco,…

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