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Nobel Prize for Literature: 1930s

1930-1939

1930s

Winner

Sinclair Lewis of the United States.  Genres:  novel, short story, and drama.

Winner

Erik Axel Karlfeldt of Sweden.  Genre:  poetry.

Winner

John Galsworthy of the United Kingdom (England).  Genre:  novel.

Winner

Ivan Bunin of France (born in Russian Empire).  Language: Russian.  Genre:  short story, poetry, and novel.

Winner

Luigi Pirandello of Italy.  Genres:  drama, novel, and short story.

Winner

Not awarded.

Winner

Eugene O'Neill of the United States.  Genre:  drama.

Winner

Roger Martin du Gard of France.  Genre:  novel.

Winner

Pearl S. Buck of the United States.  Genre:  novel and biography.

Winner

Frans Eemil Sillanpää of Finland.  Genre:  novel.