Abdulrazak Gurnah, a Nobel Prize for “the voice of refugees”

1634950002 Abdulrazak Gurnah a Nobel Prize for the voice of refugees

Nobel Prize in Literature On October 7 of this year, the name of the winner of the 120th edition of the Nobel Prize in the Literature category was revealed. The winner was the Tanzanian Abdulrazak Gurnah, a novelist with a long and deep career, characterized by forcefully touching on sensitive issues related to war, refugees … Read more

Abdulrazak Gurnah, 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature

Abdulrazak Gurnah 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature

New hero of African literature, the Tanzanian writer has built over the past 34 years a demanding work giving pride of place to the burning themes of exile. Others would rather have bet on the Kenyan Ngugi wa Thiong’o or the Somali Nuruddin Farah, who, for several years already, are regularly cited as favorites. The … Read more

Salamandra to publish the work of Nobel laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah in Spanish

Salamandra to publish the work of Nobel laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah

Penguin Random House has announced that its publishers Salamandra, in Spanish, and La Magrana, in Catalan, will publish the work of the last Nobel Prize winner in Literature, the Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah. The first title to be edited will be By the Sea, originally published in 2001 and which already had a Spanish edition … Read more

Abdulrazak Gurnah: five essential books of the Nobel Prize for Literature

‘The voice of the displaced’, this is how the world knows Abdulrazak Gurnah. The writer, who recently won the award Nobel Prize in Literature, has a work that has focused on the effects of colonialism and immigration. He was born on December 20, 1948 in Zanzibar, an island located in Tanzania, Africa. However, due to … Read more

Writing Paths – A Journey into the World of Migrants and Exiles, with Nobel Prize for Literature Abdulrazak Gurnah

Writing Paths A Journey into the World of Migrants

East Africa was in the spotlight this year in Sweden, with the Swedish Academy awarding the 2021 Nobel Prize to British novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah, of Tanzanian descent. Little known to the French-speaking general public, the Anglo-Tanzanian is the second African writer from sub-Saharan Africa to win this prestigious award, after the Nigerian Wole Soyinka, distinguished … Read more

2021 Nobel Prize in Literature for Abdulrazak Gurnah

2021 Nobel Prize in Literature for Abdulrazak Gurnah

Oaxaca.- Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature on Thursday for his “uncompromising and compassionate insight into the effects of colonialism,” the Swedish academy said. Born in Zanzibar and residing in England, Gurnah is a professor at the University of Kent. His novel “Paradise” was shortlisted for the Booker Prize in … Read more

Abdulrazak Gurnah, 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature, by Washington Daniel Gorosito Pérez

Abdulrazak Gurnah 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature by Washington Daniel

Abdulrazak Gurnah: “Europe should receive immigrants with compassion and not with barbed wire.” Photography: PalFest Writer Abdulrazak Gurnah, originally from Tanzania, has been awarded this year’s Nobel Prize for Literature; the permanent secretary of the Swedish Academy, Mats Malm, made it known from the institution’s headquarters in Stockholm. In its ruling, the Academy highlighted “its … Read more

Abdulrazak Gurnah Nobel Prize for Literature 2021

Abdulrazak Gurnah Nobel Prize for Literature 2021

Posted on Oct 7, 2021, 1:53 PMUpdated Oct 7, 2021, 4:00 PM On Thursday, October 7, the Nobel Prize for Literature crowned Abdulrazak Gurnah, a writer of Tanzanian origin living in the United Kingdom. The 72-year-old novelist, who teaches literature at the University of Kent, has been honored for his story “Empathetic and uncompromising of … Read more

Abdulrazak Gurnah: narrar la resistencia migrante – Gatopardo

Abdulrazak Gurnah narrar la resistencia migrante – Gatopardo

Ahora que se ha asentado un poco la euforia sorpresiva por la designación del Premio Nobel de Literatura a un escritor aparentemente desconocido, Abdulrazak Gurnah, podemos reflexionar sobre la trascendencia de su obra y del lugar que ocupa en el contexto de la literatura africana de hoy. Gurnah tiene una trayectoria consolidada dentro de la … Read more

Who is Abdulrazak Gurnah, the Nobel laureate in literature – BBC news africa

1634150449 Who is Abdulrazak Gurnah the Nobel laureate in literature

October 8, 2021 Image caption, The 2021 winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature, the Tanzanian Abdulrazak Gurnah Tanzanian novelist Abdulrazak Gurnah said he was “surprised and humble” to receive the 2021 Nobel Prize for Literature. The Swedish Academy praised Gurnah for his “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism”. The prize is … Read more

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