"The Nobel Prize in Literature – a New Century" by Kjell Espmark

Kjell Espmark, member of the Swedish Academy since 1981 and chairman of its Nobel Committee 1987—2004, possesses an unsurpassed knowledge about the Nobel Prize in Literature and the reasonings behind it throughout the years. This fact was already established in his book The Nobel Prize in Literature : A Study of the Criteria behind the Choices (1991) to which this book is a continuation. Among many other things one may read about how the Committee's literary coverage has expanded during recent decades, the changes in its work forms and the author’s own all-time favourite choice of laureate.

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