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Greatest Nobel Prize Winners for Literature

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Ernest Hemingway Report Abuse
Tortured and brilliant with a style all his own. Short sentences. Few adjectives. Powerful themes. Best Work: "The Old Man and the Sea"
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The guest commenting on Hemingway being overrated...your comment itself tells me to disregard your opinion. That's not to even get into the fact that the "brilliance" of the "message" of a work has nothing to do with whether it is successfully created.
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very much overrated. All is brilliant, except the message. The oild man and the sea has a poor message. The fight is the life and fight the life even if it is useless. What is the sense if you have no more power to fight how you think you must fight? Is it self-murder like Hemingway decided? Wasteless!
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John Steinbeck Report Abuse
The peoples' author. Steinbeck wrote heartbreaking novels of the forgotten man with the common themes of decency, friendship, and hope. Best Work: "The Grapes of Wrath" and "Of Mice and Men"
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Ivan Bunin Report Abuse
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most underrated writer of xx century
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William Faulkner Report Abuse
Southern gothic romantic. Faulkner wrote of the South most Southerners wished they lived in but didn't. Best Work: "As I Lay Dying"
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Samuel Beckett Report Abuse
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T.S. Eliot Report Abuse
American-influenced English poet and playwright. Best Work: "The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock"
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A very great poet and literary critic, Eliot is a major influence In the study and appreciation of literature.
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Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Report Abuse
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William Butler Yeats Report Abuse
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Rudyard Kipling Report Abuse
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Eugene O'Neill Report Abuse
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George Bernard Shaw Report Abuse
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Bertrand Russell Report Abuse
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Sinclair Lewis Report Abuse
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Winston Churchill Report Abuse
Inspiring political writer of Great Britain.
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John Galsworthy Report Abuse
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William Golding Report Abuse
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Rabindranath tagore Report Abuse
only 5 percent of his total writing had been translated in english out of 3000 poems,1500 short story and novel and near about 50 drama\playwright.and those 5 percent translated work had lost atleast 50% flavour due to translation-because the feelings and thinkthank of original bengali version is virtually not translable. just like his writings his composed 2000 songs is very difficult to translate in English with exact melody of the original bengali version.
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I would not say he is the greatest poet of all times. But if you compare his works with the works of some of the works of the writers in this list, you must say that he stands superior above them. Others show better how life is, but they have no answers. Tagore was a preacher of charity and love. What was Hemingway teaching? Self-murder is also a sermon.
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rabindranath tagore an leo tolostoy are he greatest poet of all time-tagore tragicaly neglected for fragmentary translation and he was not an european or american
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Malala Yousafzai Report Abuse
The youngest winner of the nobel prize. I think she at least deserves a mention for her fantastic work and amazing biography.
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Rabindranath Tagore. Report Abuse
Perhaps the greatest playwright in world literature and perhaps the most gifted polymath to have ever lived, tragically neglected due to inadequate,poor,fragmentary and abridged translations, Rabindranath Tagore is an outstanding and great composer of songs,philosopher,painter, innovative educator,playwright,novelist,short story writer,essayist and poet.
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Definitely the greatest
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we simply cannot say wheather he was greatest man in world of literature but arguably the gratest if you consider multiple disciplines.His songs with full of melody is exactly the eastern version of mozart or beethoven.
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