Norwegian author Jon Fosse awarded Nobel Prize 2023 in Literature

Norwegian author Jon Fosse has been awarded the 2023 Nobel Prize in Literature for his innovative plays and prose.

  1. The Swedish Academy recognized Fosse as one of the most widely performed playwrights globally and noted his increasing recognition for his prose.
  2. Fosse’s work revolves around the human condition, regardless of genre.
  3. The Nobel Prize committee praised Fosse for presenting everyday situations that resonate with people’s lives.
  4. Fosse’s unique style involves a radical reduction of language and dramatic action to express powerful human emotions, such as anxiety and powerlessness, in simple terms.
  5. Jon Fosse joins a prestigious list of past Nobel Prize in Literature winners, including Toni Morrison and Ernest Hemingway.

Q.: Who was awarded the 2023 Nobel Prize in Literature for his innovative plays and prose?

a) Toni Morrison
b) Ernest Hemingway
c) Jon Fosse
d) William Shakespeare

Ans : c) Jon Fosse

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