American poet Louise Gluck wins Nobel Literature Prize

Stockholm (AFP) – The Nobel Literature Prize went Thursday to American poet Louise Gluck, the jury at the Swedish Academy said, honouring a writer known for themes of childhood and family life.Gluck, 77, was honoured “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal,” the Academy said.Gluck has previously won the Pulitzer Prize in 1993 for her collection “The Wild Iris”, and the National Book Award in 2014.A professor of English at Yale University, she “seeks the universal, and in this she takes inspiration from myths and classical motifs, present…

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