From Selma to Svetlana – Dramaten celebrates the female Nobel prize winners in literature

By on November 13, 2018

In collaboration with several book publishers, Dramaten celebrates the fourteen women who have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature over the years. Participants make the authors Athena Farrokhzad, Aris Fioretos, Agnes Lidbeck and Sara Stridsberg together with actors from Dramaten’s ensemble. Live music by Annika Norlin. December 9 at the Little Stage.

The first female Nobel prize winner in literature was Selma Lagerlöf in 1909 and the latest was Svetlana Aleksijevitj in 2015. Meanwhile, the price has gone to: Grazia Deledda (1926), Sigrid Undset (1928), Pearl Buck (1938), Gabriela Mistral (1945), Nelly Sachs (1966), Nadine Gordimer (1991), Toni Morrison (1993), Wislawa Szymborska (1996), Elfriede Jelinek (2004), Doris Lessing (2007), Herta Müller (2009) and Alice Munro (2013).

This year, when no Nobel Prize in Literature is distributed, several of the major publishers have agreed to instead pay attention to the prize by publishing works by all fourteen women. In connection with this, Dramaten invites you to an evening to celebrate and lift them.

The contributing authors Athena Farrokhzad, Aris Fioretos, Agnes Lidbeck and Sara Stridsberg will among other things to hold respective speech to its favorite among the prize-winners – who it is will not be revealed until at the stage. From Dramaten participates actors Reine Brynolfsson, Irene Lindh, Hannes Meidal, Ingela Olsson, Nina Zanjani, with the readings of the prized authors. The evenings moderator is Anneli Dufva. Live music by Annika Norlin.

The historical autobiography is given in the framework of Dramaten& in collaboration with Albert Bonniers publishers, Forum, Modernista, Wahlström & Widstrand, Ellerströms, Ersatz, Atlas and Norstedts.

From Selma to Svetlana – Dramaten celebrates female Nobel prize winnerin in literature, December 9 on the Little Stage.

Helena Olofsson, Culture & Music | Stockholm
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