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Norwegian author Jon Fosse Wins Nobel Prize in Literature 2023

Nobel Prize in Literature 2023The winners of the Nobel Prize Nobel Prize in Literature 2023 has been announced. The Nobel Prize 2023 in the field of Literature has been given to Jon Fosse for give voice to the unsayable.

In this article we will discuss for which work in the Literature field Jon Fosse have been awarded the Nobel Prize and who is Jon Fosse winners of Nobel Prize in Literature 2023?

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Norwegian author Jon Fosse Wins Nobel Prize in Literature 2023

Norwegian author Jon Fosse Wins Nobel Prize in Literature 2023

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2023 is awarded to the Norwegian author Jon Fosse for his innovative plays and prose which give voice to the unsayable.

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Jon Fosse's vast oeuvre, written in Norwegian Nynorsk and spanning a variety of genres, includes plays, novels, poetry collections, essays, children's books and translations. While Fosse is one of the most performed playwrights in the world today, he is also increasingly recognized for his prose.

Nobel Prize in Literature

According to the will of industrialist Alfred Nobel to the Swedish Academy, the Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded to the person who has done the most outstanding work in an idealistic direction in the field of literature.

Nobel Prize in Literature 2023

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2023 was awarded to Norwegian author which are as follows.

  • Jon Fosse

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2023 was awarded to Jon Fosse, for his innovative plays and prose which give voice to the unsayable. 

Who is Jon Fosse? 

Jon Fosse awarded to the Nobel Prize in Literature 2023. Fosse was born 1959 in Haugesund on the Norwegian west coast. His immense oeuvre written in Nynorsk and spanning a variety of genres consists of a wealth of plays, novels, poetry collections, essays, children’s books and translations. 

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While Fosse is today one of the most widely performed playwrights in the world, he has also become increasingly recognized for his prose. His debut novel Raudt, svart 1983, as rebellious as it was emotionally raw, broached the theme of suicide and, in many ways, set the tone for his later work.

Nobel Prize 2023 Amount 

The Nobel Prize 2023 money amount is 11 million Swedish kronor, to be shared equally between the laureates.

Nobel Prize in Literature: History 

The history of Nobel Prize in Literature is as follow. 116 Nobel Prizes in Literature have been awarded since 1901. 4 literature prizes have been shared between two persons.

17 women have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature so far.

41 years was the age of the youngest literature Nobel Prize laureate ever, Rudyard Kipling, best known for The Jungle Book. 88 years was the age of the oldest literature laureate ever, Doris Lessing, when she was awarded the prize in 2007.

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