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I'm sure he is talking about last year prize when Svetlana was awardedDidi wrote:is that a reference to a female ?Bloß ein Língshān wrote:
edit: don't forget wästberg said in http://vilaser.se/wastbergs_nobel/
"Vi ser oss om efter mästerverk i andra genrer än romanens, dramatikens, poesins. Nobels testamente öppnar för all slags litteratur: historia, filosofi, essäer, barnböcker. Inte lätt men vi ger inte upp. Årets pristagare är ett förnämligt exempel på en unik genreblandning, helt hennes egen."
Maybe an argument arose concerning giving it to another unconventional writer? Haneke? A children's author?
maybe someone who has a mix of publications to her name: novels, short stories, poetry, children's books etc eg Atwood, Le Guin
Which Dutch authors / books?Bloß ein Língshān wrote:Right, he's saying Svetlana bends genres and has her own style. But what's of note is the part before, qualifying the statutes of the prize. I've never seen someone talk about a barnböcker author as a serious contender (after lagerlöf).
edit: dutch language has never been awarded - phenomenal generation of children's authors. would be fantastic, SA. (in my dreams.)
DeLillo I'm afraidDidi wrote:so three quotes, each from an American Nobel Laureate
could only mean one thing
but who ?
and those clues can take you in so many directions within the US, even BD