Future literary award winners: 2031 is already taken

The Swedish Academy should have known that a week before him on 22. October 1964 to the next winner of the Nobel prize for literature said, had asked Jean-Paul

Future literary award winners: 2031 is already taken

The Swedish Academy should have known that a week before him on 22. October 1964 to the next winner of the Nobel prize for literature said, had asked Jean-Paul Sartre the Permanent Secretary of the Board, to consider him as a candidate in consideration. However, the Academy had met, as since a couple of years and public documents, and his election four weeks earlier, and thought, apparently, is not to revise the decision. The Rest is history of literature: Sartre refused the prize, in the Conviction that all the awards get to be a writer, "can expose his readers to a pressure I think is undesirable."

Now, the award and acceptance of literary prizes is a total of a powerful business – from countless cases, attempted to influence juries, to the anxious question, whether the Chosen to accept the choice at all and be worthy of it will turn out. Not to mention the sometimes heated discussions at the meetings, in juries entirely. Not only two years ago, the Nobel prize for literature not awarded because the Swedish Academy buffeted scandal, broken, and not at all a decision was capable of?

those Who wanted it, so, blame if a self-statement, "coming brings Great" in the short introduction to his Twitter profile, ever for the Nobel prize in 2044 in the game? Time enough, go the extra mile, the contemporary, the published since the early years of Twitter under the Handle @writer, at least not yet. And had it not been told about Sartre in the first assessments of the Swedish Academy in 1957, his philosophical ideas would have to prove their resistance yet? Too bold, the grip is not effective after the Nobel prize in 2044, because the applicant not to recognize.

Updated Date: 25 June 2020, 11:19

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