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Nobel Prize for Literature: 1960s

1960-1969

1960s

Winner

Saint-John Perse of France (born in Guadaloupe).  Genre:  poetry.

Winner

Ivo Andrić from Yugoslavia (born in Austria-Hungary).  Genres:  novel & short story.

Winner

John Steinbeck of the United States.  Genres:  novel, short story, & screenplay.













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Giorgos Seferis of Greece (born in the Ottoman Empire).  Genres:  poetry, essay, & memoirs.

Winner

Jean-Paul Sartre of France.  Genres:  novel, short story, philosophy, drama, literary criticism, & screenplay.






Winner

Mikhail Sholokhov of the Soviet Union.  Genre:  novel.

Winners

Shmuel Yosef Agnon of Israel.  Genres:  novel & short story

Nelly Sachs of Sweden (born in Germany).  Language: German.  Genres:  poetry & drama.

Winner

Miguel Ángel Asturias of Guatemala.  Genres:  novel & poetry.

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Yasunari Kawabata of Japan.  Genres:  novel & short story.

Winner

Samuel Beckett of Ireland.  Languages:  English & French.  Genres:  novel, drama, & poetry.