And the 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature goes to…

Thomas Tranströmer

…Thomas Tranströmer of Sweden. Tranströmer is a Swedish writer, poet and translator.

According to the press release, the Nobel Prize in Literature for 2011 is awarded to the Swedish poet Tomas Tranströmer “because, through his condensed, translucent images, he gives us fresh access to reality”.

Visit the press release here to read more about this announcement.

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6 Responses to And the 2011 Nobel Prize for Literature goes to…

  1. His poetry has been translated and I hope after this award it’ll become widely distributed.

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  2. winstonsdad says:

    I ve read a few on line yesterday via twitter will be reading one of his collections myself soon ,all the best stu

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  3. Sarah Norman says:

    I love that your blog is always so current Geosi – you never seem to miss the news!

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