Friday, October 7, 2011

The Nobel Prize in Literature 2011


The Nobel Prize in Literature 2011 was awarded to Tomas Tranströmer "because, through his condensed, translucent images, he gives us fresh access to reality".

Tomas Tranströmer

Tomas Tranströmer
Born: 15 April 1931, Stockholm, Sweden
Residence at the time of the award: Sweden
Prize motivation: "because, through his condensed, translucent images, he gives us fresh access to reality".

For more info about Tomas Tranströmer : http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/1112 and http://kirjasto.sci.fi/trastt.htm

Source: http://www.nobelprize.org