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Nobel Prize for Literature: 1950s

1950-1959

1950s

Winner

Bertand Russell of the United Kingdom.  Genre:  philosophy.

Winner

Pär Lagerkvist of Sweden.  Genres:  poetry, novel, short story, & drama.

Winner

François Mauriac of France.  Genres:  novel & short story.

Winner

Winston Churchill of the United Kingdom.  Genres:  history, essay, & memoirs.

Winner

Ernest Hemingway of the United States.  Genres:  novel, short story, & screenplay.

Winner

Hallidór Laxness of Iceland.  Genres:  novel, short story, drama, & poetry.

Winner

Juan Ramóon Jiménez of Spain.  Genre:  poetry.

Winner

Albert Camus of France (born in French Algeria).  Genres:  novel, short story, drama, philosophy, & essay.

Winner

Boris Pasternak of the Soviet Union.  Genre:  novel, poetry, & translation.

Winner

Salvatore Quasimodo of Italy.  Genre:  poetry.