American poet Louise Glück was once awarded the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday. She is the 16th girl to win the Nobel prize, and the primary American girl since Toni Morrison took the prize in 1993.
The academy gave the award to Glück for her “candid and uncompromising” paintings and praised the author “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere attractiveness makes person lifestyles common.”
She has written 12 collections of poetry and two books of essays over the occupation span of six many years. These days, Glück is a professor of English at Yale College and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
She made her debut in 1968 with “Firstborn,” and “was once quickly acclaimed as some of the distinguished poets in American recent literature,” the Nobel Academy stated.
Here’s the listing of her notable paintings:
The Triumph of Achilles: On this assortment, divided into three-parts, the Glück explores many issues
The Wild Iris: It was once revealed in 1992, and led her to the Pulitzer award in 1993. This is a choice of superbly written poems which revolves round common issues of time and mortality.
Averno: It was once revealed in 2006 and was once a Nationwide E-book Award Finalist for Poetry that yr. The academy described the e-book as “a masterly assortment, a visionary interpretation of the parable of Persephone’s descent into hell within the captivity of Hades, the god of demise,” on its Twitter take care of.
Trustworthy and Virtuous Evening: It was once revealed in 2014 and is regarded as to be some of the greatest paintings of Glück. It received Nationwide E-book Award for Poetry in the similar yr.