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Nobel Prize for Literature: 2000s

2000-2009

2000s

Winner

Gao Zingjian of France (since 1998) and China (1940-1998).  Language: Chinese.  Genres:  novel, drama, & literary criticism.



 



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V. S. Naipaul of the United Kingdom (born in Trinidad & Tobago).  Genres:  novel & essay.

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Imre Kertész of Hungary.  Genre:  novel.

Winner

J. M. Coetzee of Australia & South Africa.  Genres:  novel, essay, & translation.


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Elfriede Jelinek of Austria.  Genres:  novel & drama.

Winner

Harold Pinter of the United Kingdom.  Genres:  drama & screenplay.

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Orhan Pamuk of Turkey.  Genres:  novel, screenplay, & essay.




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Doris Lessing of the United Kingdom & Zimbabwe (born in Iran).  Genres:  novel, drama, poetry, short story, & memoirs.







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J. M. G. Le Clézio of France and Mauritius.  Genres:  novel, short story, essay, & translation.

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Herta Müller of Germany (born in Romania).  Language:  German.  Genres:  novel & poetry.