However, some observers are skeptical about whether the New Academy can compare with the Nobel Literature Prize's history of recognizing distinguished authors
The academy is linked to a man facing rape and sexual assault allegations
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The legendary American songwriter may have lifted phrases from SparkNotes Moby Dick study guide
The Nobel diploma and medal were handed to Dylan at a private ceremony in Stockholm attended by 12 academy members
Bob Dylan the first songwriter to win the prestigious prize will not hold the traditional Nobel lecture during the meeting
The Nobel prizes are traditionally awarded every December 10th the anniversary of the death of prize creator Alfred Nobel a Swedish inventor philanthropist and industrialist
What does the 2010 Nobel Prize Winner in Literature have to say about Bob Dylan s victory?
If the phrase voice of a generation were trademarked it may well belong to Bob Dylan – but the singer and poet has been an uneasy spokesman
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UPDATED Singer songwriter Bob Dylan is awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition
Award watchers suggest this year s honors could go to a controversial writer
As always predicting the names of the winners is a game of chance especially given the number of people worthy of the honors
Will Eka Kurniawan win the prestigious Man Booker award?
The fact that the death sentence has been passed as punishment for a work of literature also implies a serious violation of free speech says Swedish Academy head Tomas Riad
UPDATED The Swedish Academy says it wants to celebrate his art of memory in capturing the lives of ordinary people during German rule which lasted from 1940 to 1944 in France
UPDATED Punters and experts are considering language geography genre and even age to try and pin down the winner
Best known for the 1962 novel The Golden Notebook today considered a landmark feminist work Lessing became the oldest winner of the Nobel Prize in 2007
UPDATED The Swedish Academy honored Munro 82 as a master of the contemporary short story ; 13th woman in history to win award
Immense interest surrounds the logic guiding the Swedish Academy as it selects the writer whose name will forever be associated with the world s most coveted literary prize
Dissident Chinese writer Liao Yiwu who lives in Germany on Saturday October 13 savaged China s Nobel Prize winning author Mo Yan as a state poet close to the communist regime