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Nobel Prize for Literature: 1990s

1990-1999

1990s

Winner

Octavio Paz of Mexico.  Genres:  poetry & essay.


Winner

Nadine Gordimer of South Africa.  Genres:  novel, short story, & essay.






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Derek Walcott of Saint Lucia.  Language:  English.  Genres:  poetry & drama.

Winner

Toni Morrison of the United States.  Genre:  novel.




 









Winner

Kenzaburō Ōe of Japan.  Genres:  novel & short story.


Winner

Seamus Heaney of Ireland (born in Northern Ireland).  Genre:  poetry.

Winner

Wisława Szymborska of Poland.  Genre:  poetry.

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Dario Fo of Italy.  Genre:  drama.

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José Saramago of Portugal.  Genres:  Novel, drama, & poetry.




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Günter Grass of German.  Genres:  novel, drama, & poetry.