She is the fourth woman to win a Nobel Prize this year.Her work relates to childhood and so her diction.
She is an American woman to have won Noble after 27 years.
American poet Louise Glück has been named the winner of the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature.
According to the 7-member Nobel Committee, the Prize was given to Ms. Glück “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal.”
Louise Glück “for her unmistakable poetic voice that with austere beauty makes individual existence universal.”
Louise Glück is a professor of English at Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.
She made her debut in 1968 with “Firstborn,” and won the Pulitzer Prize in 1993 and the National Book Award in 2014.
She has published 12 collections of poetry and several volumes of essays on poetry.
Her writing is characterized by a striving for clarity and focuses on themes of childhood and family relationships, according to notes from Anders Olsson, Chairman of the Nobel Committee.