2018, 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature awarded to Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke


the winner of the Nobel Prize in
Literature has been revealed than this time the winners for 2018 and 2019 were
both honored after the prize was withheld last year due to a harassment
scandal the 2018 award went to a published author while the 2019 prize
was bestowed to an author from Austria our Eastern J has the details with the
Nobel Prize in Literature being cancelled in 2018 due to a sex scandal
the 2018 and 2019 prizes were awarded at the same time on Thursday the Nobel
Prize in Literature for 2018 is awarded to the Polish author olga to Carrick for
a narrative imagination that with encyclopedic passion represents the
crossing of boundaries as a form of life the Nobel Prize in Literature for 2019
is awarded to the Austrian author Peter hunt game for an influential work that
with linguistic ingenuity has explored the periphery and the specificity of
human experience the 2018 of war given to Tokra Chuuk is just a 15th a
literature prize given to a female laureate in more than a century and of
the eleven Nobel winners so far this week all other winners this year have
been men the 57 year old is considered the leading Polish novelist of her
generation and is known for her works that blend the real with the mystical
the Nobel Committee was especially impressed with her epic historical novel
the books of Jacob which the committee said presents a rich panorama of a
little-known chapter in European history last year she also won the Man Booker
International Prize the 2019 winner Peter Hankey is credited as one of the
most thought-provoking writers in the German language and is known for being
one of the most influential writers of contemporary fiction however his
outspoken nature has been deemed offensive by many as he once denied
disturbing massacred and compared Serbia’s fate to that of the G
during the Holocaust but despite his controversial comments Nobel judges all
agreed to name him this year’s winner both will receive over 900 thousand US
dollars in cash a gold medal and a diploma that will be presented at a
ceremony in Stockholm on December 10th Eason J Arirang news

4 thoughts on “2018, 2019 Nobel Prize in Literature awarded to Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke

  1. I remmber in 1990s Václav Havel, Susan Sontag and many others knew that evil in Europe must be stopped. That genocide in Bosnia and Kosovo had a perpetrator. #Handke chose to support and defend perpetrators. The decision of @NobelPrize brought immense pain to countless victims

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