The Nobel Prize in Literature 1909
Author. Lofty idealism, vivid imagination. Described peasant life, Nordic nature accompanied by ethical strength, deep religious feeling. Respect for Nature, Women's Causes. 1914, became member of the Swedish Academy which awards Nobel Prize for Literature.
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The Selma LagerlÃ¶f Prize in honor of SelmaLagerlÃ¶f, the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, is a Swedish literary prize awarded to a Swedish author writing in the spirit of Selma LagerlÃ¶f. The prize was founded by the Sunne Municipality in 1983 and has been awarded annually since 1984.
Selma LagerlÃ¶f statue by Jonas HÃ¶gstrom. Author: Boberger. Photo: Bengt Oberger. Source Wikimedia Commons.
Selma LagerlÃ¶f by H. Gronkvist. Author: Janee, 11 April 2015. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
Statue of the writer Selma LagerlÃ¶f in Sunne, Sweden. Author Vogler. Source Wikimedia Commons.
Selma LagerlÃ¶f by Willy Gordon., SmÃ¤rtans kristall, MolkomsvÃ¤gen 2, Farsta, Stockholm, Sweden. Author Bengt Oberger. Source: Wiki Commons
Street sign for a street in Jerusalem named after Selma LagerlÃ¶f. Author zeevveez from Jerusalem, Israel. Source: Wikimedia Commons.
Memorial plate on the statue of Selma LagerlÃ¶f in Karlstad Sweden. Source Wikimedia Commons.
Sweden, Gold Coin 2,000 kronor: Selma LagerlÃ¶f 150 years. Mintage year: 2008; Diameter: 26.00 mm; Weight: 12.00 g; Quality: Proof; Mintage: 2,495 pc proof; Design: Jon Holm
SWEDEN 20 KRONOR NOTE Selma LagerlÃ¶f vf Obverse
SWEDEN 20 KRONOR NOTE Selma LagerlÃ¶f vf Reverse
Selma LagerlÃ¶f on a 1959 postage stamp of the Soviet Union.
Great stamp Sverige Selma LagerlÃ¶f portrait (20th Nov. =155th anniversary of birthday) 55 Ã¶re Nils Holgersson Nobelpris Nobel
Suriname postage stamp 2006, $ 3.00
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Name: Selma Ottolia Lovisa LagerlÃ¶f
Birth: 20 November 1858, MÃ¥rbacka, Sweden
Death: 16 March 1940, MÃ¥rbacka, Swedenrbacka, Sweden
Residence when prize awarded: Sweden
Prize Motivation: "in appreciation of the lofty idealism, vivid imagination and spiritual perception that characterize her writings"
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