Monday, April 15, 2024, 12:21 AM
**First fuel trucks enter war-torn Gaza: Rafah crossing official **Six trucks with fuel to power generators at two hospitals crossed from Egypt **Hezbollah war with Israel would be 'mistake of its life': Netanyahu **We will strike it with a force it cannot even imagine: Netanyahu **Force ‘not way’ to resolve Israeli-Palestinian conflict : China **Iran journalists who covered Amini death get jail sentences **Elaheh Mohammadi, Niloufar Hamedi were both found guilty of collaboration with US **Elaheh and Niloufar were arrested after reporting on the death last year of Mahsa Amini
Monday, April 15, 2024, 12:21 AM
Home International Norway playwright Jon Fosse wins Nobel in literature

Norway playwright Jon Fosse wins Nobel in literature

His major works include 'Boathouse' (1989), which was well-received by critics, and 'Melancholy' I and II (1995-1996)

by NWMNewsDesk
0 comment

Norway’s Jon Fosse, whose plays are among the most widely staged of any contemporary playwright in the world, won the Nobel prize in literature on Thursday.

Sometimes compared to Samuel Beckett – another Nobel-winning playwright – his work is minimalistic, relying on simple language that delivers its message through rhythm, melody and silence.

The Swedish Academy said the 64-year-old was honored “for his innovative plays and prose which give voice to the unsayable.”


Fosse’s writing is defined more by form than content, where what is not said is often more revealing than what is.

“I am overwhelmed and grateful. I see this as an award to the literature that first and foremost aims to be literature, without other considerations,” Fosse said in a statement.

You may also like

In a recent breakthrough, researchers have found that the updated COVID-19 vaccine has demonstrated an impressive 95% efficacy rate against the emerging Delta variant, which has been causing widespread concern globally.


Latest Articles

© 2023 News World Media. All Rights Reserved.