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Nobel Prize for Literature: 1940s

1940-1949

1940s

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Not awarded.

Winner

Johannes Vilhelm Jensen of Denmark.  Genre:  novel and short story.

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Gabriela Mistral of Chile.  Genre:  poetry.

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Hermann Hesse of Switzerland (born in German).  Language was German.  Genre:  novel, poetry.

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André Gide of France.  Genre:  novel and essay.

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T. S. Eliot of the United Kingdom (England) - born in the United States.  Genre:  poetry.

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William Faulkner of the United States.  Genres:  novel and short story.