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  1. News - World - NOBEL PRIZES

    Nobel Prize for literature awarded to French writer Patrick Modiano

    Posted Oct 09th 2014, 10:52pm by AP

    ... country, was awarded the 2014 Nobel Prize for literature last night. The Swedish Academy gave the eight million kronor ($HK8.5 million) prize to Modiano "for the art of memory with which he ... for European Literature. Canadian writer Alice Munro won the literature prize last year. ...

  2. News - World - LITERATURE

    Canadian short-story author Alice Munro wins Nobel Prize for Literature

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 07:33pm by AFP

    ... Canada's Alice Munro won the Nobel Prize for literature yesterday for her short stories that focus on the frailties of the human condition. She is just the 13th woman to win the coveted award ... the Nobel Literature Prize since it was first awarded in 1901. The last woman to receive it was Herta Mueller of Germany in 2009. She is also the first Canadian to win the prestigious honour. Saul ...

  3. News - World

    Canadian Alice Munro has won the Nobel Prize in literature

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 07:02pm by AP

    ... STOCKHOLM (AP) — Canadian Alice Munro has won the Nobel Prize in literature. ...

  4. News - World - NOBEL PRIZES

    Scientists will die waiting for a Nobel unless committee acts faster, critics say

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:34am by AFP

    ... Nobel Physics Prize Wednesday: Nobel Chemistry Prize Friday: Nobel Peace Prize Monday, October 13: Nobel Economics Prize TBC: Nobel Literature Prize   ... will die waiting for Nobel Awarding Nobels decades after the original scientific discovery could lead to the prize becoming irrelevant, some observers say, as ageing researchers miss out ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Elusive Nobel for science should inspire research, not frustration

    Posted Oct 12th 2014, 04:14am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo Mainland's lack of a science prize should inspire research rather than just resting on ancient achievements, argue commentators Elusive Nobels seen as more blows to national pride Despite the national frenzy in 2012 over China's first winner of the Nobel literature prize, Mo Yan, a sense of frustration is apparent among many mainlanders after four ...

  6. Lifestyle - Arts & Culture

    Meet Göran Malmqvist, Nobel Prize member and champion of Chinese literature

    Posted Apr 18th 2014, 08:37am by Janice Leung

    ... When Gao Xingjian won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2000, Göran Malmqvist came under fire for not recusing himself in the awards process. Critics accused Malmqvist, a senior member ... of literary awards; the Nobel Prize for literature is just one of many that the panel bestows. The prize was first issued in 1901 along with the four other awards (chemistry, physics, medicine ...

  7. Lifestyle - Books - NOBEL PRIZES

    Alice Munro, Haruki Murakami among Nobel literature favourites

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 03:23pm by Agence France-Presse in Stockholm

    ... Agence France-Presse in Stockholm With just hours to go before the Nobel Literature Prize laureate is announced in Stockholm, speculation has hit fever pitch with Canada’s Alice Munro ... to be in the running, as are Canadian poet Anne Carson and Egyptian feminist novelist Nawal el Saadawi. “The African continent is that which has received the fewest Nobel Literature Prizes,” said a critic ...

  8. Lifestyle - Books - LITERATURE

    Mo Yan wins Nobel Prize for Literature

    Posted Oct 12th 2012, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li raymond.li@scmp.com Mo Yan wins world's highest honour for literature with writing rooted in Chinese tradition and influenced by Western peers Chinese writer wins nobel Author Mo Yan made history yesterday by becoming the first Chinese national to win the Nobel Prize for literature. Although mainland-born Gao Xingjian won the literature prize 12 years ago, he ...

  9. News - China

    Chinese writer Mo Yan wins Nobel literature prize

    Posted Oct 11th 2012, 07:07pm by Agence France-Presse in Stockholm

    ... Agence France-Presse and Wang Feng Mo Yan, one of China’s leading writers of the past half-century, on Thursday won the Nobel Literature Prize for his writing that mixes folk tales, ... “Don’t speak” and his first short story was published in a literary journal in 1981. The literature prize is the fourth and one of the most watched announcements this Nobel season, following ...

  10. News - China - NOBEL PRIZES

    Mo Yan walks delicate line on his way to collect Nobel literature prize

    Posted Dec 06th 2012, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Agence France-Presse in Beijing The Nobel literature prize winner is likely to avoid tricky subjects in his Stockholm speech Delicate dance expected from Mo Yan China's Nobel ... Yan's award "the biggest scandal in the history of the Nobel prize for literature". The Romanian-born novelist Herta Mueller, who won the literature prize in 2009, called his win ...




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