Pearl S. Buck - Nobel Prize in Literature 1938 "for her rich and truly epic descriptions of peasant life in China and for her biographical masterpieces" Read her beautifully written book, The Good Earth.
The Nobel Prize in Literature Toni Morrison. Prize motivation: "who in novels characterized by visionary force and poetic import, gives life to an essential aspect of American reality"
Pearl Buck, novelist, at 68 renewed her relationship with 87 year old William Ernest Hocking, philosopher
Selma Lagerlöf, 1858 - first woman to win the Nobel Prize for literature in author of "one of the most charming children's book in any language: Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige [The Wonderful Adventures of Nils].
Simone de Beauvoir - French writer, intellectual, existentialist philosopher, political activist, feminist and social theorist
Dorothy Mary Hodgkin, OM, FRS May 1910 – 29 July née Crowfoot, was a British biochemist, credited with the development of protein crystallography. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in
We revisit the history of writer, Pearl Buck, that looks at her catapulting into international celebrity and wealth overnight from obscurity and semi-poverty.
Selma Lagerlöf first female to win the Nobel prize and most widely known for her children's book Nils Holgerssons underbara resa genom Sverige (The Wonderful Adventures of Nils). Selma Lagerlöf was herself active as a speaker for the Woman's Suffrage.
Rabindrath Tagore (May 1861 - August Indian poet and writer (and winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature in
Katherine Anne Porter - was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist. A brilliant collection of writing.
Octavia Butler (June 1947 - February was an American science fiction writer. A recipient of both the Hugo and Nebula awards, Butler was one of the best-known African-American women in the field of science fiction writers.
Irène Joliot-Curie French scientist, the daughter of Marie and Pierre Curie and the wife of Frédéric Joliot-Curie. Jointly with her husband, Joliot-Curie was awarded the Nobel Prize for chemistry in 1935 for their discovery of artificial radioactivity.
literatureismyutopia: Ernest Hemingway and F. Scott Fitzgerald, Paris, 1925 Ernest Hemingway and F.
Harper Lee, author of Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novel "To Kill A Mockingbird." Talk about a smart, gifted woman.
“We Dream—it Is Good We Are Dreaming” by Emily Dickinson #Poetry
We Dream—it Is Good We Are Dreaming - Poem by Emily Dickinson
Elfriede Jelinek - The Nobel Prize in Literature 2004 was awarded to "for her musical flow of voices and counter-voices in novels and plays that with extraordinary linguistic zeal reveal the absurdity of society's clichés and their subjugating power".