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Good article more so as it's written by a tenth grader.Didi wrote:Indian women writers unfortunately get scant consideration here and as far as I am aware Kamala Surayya was the last to get serious consideration, just beaten at the post by Seifert.
Someone from the lesser known languages/regions for instance Padma Sachdev (Dogri) would be a pleasant surprise.
here is a list of some (poetry) greats, all except Nandini Sahu no longer eligible:
http://www.thebetterindia.com/55708/wom ... st-poetry/
Him winning in general? Or do you think it's his year?Bloß ein Língshān wrote:I'm really coming around to the idea of Murakami winning the prize, but I don't want to expound right now.
Yes, this. This bothers me so much nowadays. No, I don't care that Proust published a masterpiece, he did not deserve the Nobel by virtue of dying before the last volumes were published, and no, you're clickbait article, 10 Writers Famously Snubbed by the Nobel prize, is not real journalism.Bjorn wrote:That's a pretty good article, thanks! To think that 50 years ago, American articles on the Nobel actually bothered finding out some basic facts about the prize and taking a look at the hows and whys and wheretos.