Item description for Nobel Lectures in Literature 1981-1990 (Nobel Lectures, Including Presentation Speeches and Laureate) by Tore Frangsmyr, Allen Sture , Matt Collins, Anthony Quayle, David Gerstein, Catherine Fowler, George Jones & Scott Silsby...
Equally important to our understanding of history and humanity are the great works of literature. The Nobel Prize for Literature recognizes modern classics and the efforts of authors to bridge gaps between different cultures, time-periods and styles; the prizewinners between 1981 and 1990 are from four continents. These volumes are collections of the Nobel lectures delivered by the prizewinners, together with their biographies, portraits and presentation speeches for the period 1981 - 1990. Each Nobel lecture is based on the work that won the laureate his prize. New biographical data on the laureates, since they were awarded the Nobel prize, is also included.
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Studio: World Scientific Publishing Company
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6.5" Height: 10" Weight: 0.9 lbs.
Release Date Sep 1, 1994
Publisher World Scientific Publishing Company
ISBN 9810211775 ISBN13 9789810211776
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This volume contains the Nobel Lectures given by the laureates in Literature from the years 1982-90.It also includes the presentation speeches, a biographical sketch and a photo of each laureate. Those included in the volume are Canetti, Marquez, William Golding, Jaroslav Seifert, Claude Simon, Wole Soyinka, Joseph Brodsky, Nagibh Mafouz, Camilo Jose Cela, Octavio Paz. Of all the writers here I feel it is Brodsky who most speaks to the love of Literature and Love of human freedom- values the Prize honors.