How To Win The Nobel Prize In Literature

by David Carter

How To Win The Nobel Prize In Literature

  • ISBN-13: 9781842433539
  • Author(s): David Carter
  • Subject: Literature & literary studies|literary studies: general
  • Publisher: No Exit Press
  • Imprint: Oldcastle Books
  • Publication Date: 14-11-2013
  • Format: p/b

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David Carter offers a witty and at times provocative overview of the history of the Nobel Prize in Literature, from its beginnings in 1901 to the present day. He looks at the way it was inaugurated, Nobel's original intentions, how they have been interpreted over the years, the make-up of the committee and the decision-making process. Finally he offers advice (in a none-too-serious vein) for would-be Nobel Prize laureates, highlighting the qualities that have proved necessary to win the prize - and not be forgotten.
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David Carter offers a witty and at times provocative overview of the history of the Nobel Prize in Literature, from its beginnings in 1901 to the present day. He looks at the way it was inaugurated, Nobel's original intentions, how they have been interpreted over the years, the make-up of the committee and the decision-making process. Finally he offers advice (in a none-too-serious vein) for would-be Nobel Prize laureates, highlighting the qualities that have proved necessary to win the prize - and not be forgotten.

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