The Nobel prize for literature will receive Kazuo Ishiguro

The Nobel prize for literature will receive Kazuo Ishiguro

The Nobel Committee announced the winner of the prize for literature in 2017.

Them was the British writer of Japanese descent Kazuo Ishiguro. This was announced at a ceremony in Stockholm where the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, awarding the prize. A live webcast of the announcement of the winner is on the website of the Nobel Committee.

Prize, Ishiguro presented for what it is “in the novels of great emotional power revealed the abyss lurking under our illusory sense of connection with the world.”

Kazuo Ishiguro was born in 1954 in Nagasaki. When the future writer was five years old, his family moved to Britain, where Ishiguro grew up and received higher education. The success of Ishiguro brought his first book — the novel “where the haze of the hills” (A Pale View of Hills, 1982, Russian. St. Sergei Sukharev, 2007). His next novel, “an artist of the floating world” (An Artist of the Floating World, 1986, Russian. lane Irina Tagaeva, 2007), the author was again taken to the post-war Nagasaki. Most famous for his novel from this period was the book “remains of the day” (The Remains of the Day, 1989, Rus. St. Vladimir, Skorodenko, 2007). The basis of his story was based on the memoirs of the Butler, a lifetime of excellent service record to the English Lord.

Subsequently, in the work of Ishiguro began to appear the elements of fiction, such as in the famous novel, the dystopian “never let me go” (2005, Russian. St. Leonid Motylev, 2009). In 2009, the author published a collection of short stories “Nocturnes: five stories of music and nightfall” (2009, Rus. lane Alexander Guzman, 2010). The last major work of Kazio, Ishiguro’s novel the Buried giant (2015, Rus. St. Mary of Oainou, 2016).

In 2016, the winner was the American poet and singer Bob Dylan. He was awarded the prize with the wording: “For the creation of new means of poetic expression in the great American song tradition.” In his artistic career Dylan has published several collections of poems, but worldwide fame he secured executable from the stage songs. Dylan got twelve statuettes of “Grammy” in 2001, the American film award “Oscar” for best song for the film, but in 2008, the musician and performer was awarded the prestigious Pulitzer prize with the formulation “for the outstanding impact on popular music and American culture, marked by lyrical compositions of exceptional poetic power.”