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Nobel Prize in Literature: One of the five Nobel Prizes established in 1895 by Alfred Nobel
The Nobel Prize in Literature is a Swedish literature prize that is awarded annually, since 1901, to an author from any country who has, in the words of the will of Swedish industrialist Alfred Nobel, produced "in the field of literature the most outstanding work in an ideal direction". Though individual works are sometimes cited as being particularly noteworthy, the award is based on an author's body of work as a whole. The Swedish Academy decides who, if anyone, will receive the prize. The academy announces the name of the laureate in early October. It is one of the five Nobel Prizes established by the will of Alfred Nobel in 1895. On some occasions the award has been postponed to the following year, most recently in 2018.

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U.S. 'family' poet wins Nobel Prize for Literature [Video]

U.S. 'family' poet wins Nobel Prize for Literature

[NFA] American poet Louise Gluck won the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature for works exploring family and childhood in an "unmistakable...voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence..

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Louise Glück awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature [Video]

Louise Glück awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature

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