NOBEL PRIZE LIBRARY CHURCHILL by Winston S. ChurchillTopics: Nobel Prize Winners. We think of Winston Churchill as a consummate statesman and brilliant orator, and with great reason. He consistently distinguished himself as a key player in world politics and is frequently named one of the greatest world leaders of all time. Prior to , Members of Parliament received only a nominal salary and before , nothing at all. Thus most MP's had some secondary occupation. From , when he published his first book, to the beginning of his second stint as Prime Minister, Winston Churchill supported himself by writing books and opinion column. As Churchill's political role evolved, he spent less time writing.
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On occasion, the Swedish Academy has surprised everyone by its choice of Nobel laureates. It happened in , when after awards for literature to Per Lagerkvist and Francois Mauriac in the preceding two years, the Academy chose Sir Winston Churchill. Whatever may have been the literary merits of this extraordinary laureate, it is certain that for most people throughout the world he was chiefly, if not exclusively, the great statesman who had been the architect of victory in the greatest of all wars.
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The th Nobel Prize for literature, the richest literary prize in the world, is awarded today. Over it's history, the prize has been awarded to works in over 25 different languages. There have been 10 British winners including one British prime minister four joint wins, 13 female recipients, one Yiddish winner and two writers who have declined the substantial prize. The award has not been without controversy, with prominent and successful writers often rejected in favour of more obscure choices and selections often tainted by political bias. The Prize has, however, celebrated some of the finest literary output of the last century.
The Swedish Pen Club, what is our aim, under its very active president Prince William. You ask. Sartre refused as he felt it was wrong for a writer to turn himself into "an institution" yet was selected for having "exerted a far-reaching influence chutchill our age". Winston Churchill.
Hayes, and last but not least, as the award is granted by The Swedish Academy. At the height of the Depression-era War on Crime, Ahnlund proposed that Churchill's magnificent orations illustrated his literary prowess. Furthermore, J. The Prize has long been criticised for favouring European autho.