Nobel Prize For Literature

The intimacy of Toni Morrison

A new documentary examines the ‘Beloved’ author’s wider political and artistic signficance

Dear Toni, thank you for seeing us

"Her literary contributions relentlessly acknowledged, humanised and canonised the many variations of black femmehood"

Nobel literature prize postponed over sexual misconduct scandal

The foundation said the reason had to do with a crisis within the Swedish Academy, the institution that is responsible for selecting the award winner

Redefining literature

Bob Dylan’s Nobel prize for literature speech was read by Azita Raji, the United States ambassador to Sweden

Death of an anarchist

Dario Fo – actor, director, playwright, singer, activist, jester and satirist – exposed abusive systems of power

Are Dylan’s songs ‘Literature’?

Should we make the printed page the standard of what counts as literature?

Blowin’ in the wind: How Nobel winner Bob Dylan rewrote history without a pen

The singer-songwriter has always stood for a craftsmanship and artistry that make his Nobel deserved and unsurprising.

‘Greatest living poet’ Bob Dylan wins Nobel literature prize

Regarded as the voice of a generation for his influential songs from the 1960s onwards, has won the Nobel Prize for Literature in a surprise decision

Don DeLillo’s foresight in his undiminished works are a delight to read

​SinceToni Morrison (1993), Isaac Bashevis Singer (1978) and Saul Bellow (1976), American authors have got short shrift from the Nobel.

Historian of emotions wins the Nobel

Belarussian Svetlana Alexievich has won the Nobel prize for literature for her thousands of oral histories that map the implosion of the Soviet Union.

The mark of Modiano

A trio of novellas by this year’s Nobel winner, Patrick Modiano, are bewilderingly inconclusive.

Nobel prize-winning author Doris Lessing dies

The Nobel Prize-winning British author Doris Lessing has died at the age of 94.

Press Releases

New-style star accretion bursts dazzle astronomers

Associate Professor James O Chibueze and Dr SP van den Heever are part of an international team of astronomers studying the G358-MM1 high-mass protostar.

2020 risk outlook: Use GRC to build resilience

GRC activities can be used profitably to develop an integrated risk picture and response, says ContinuitySA.

MTN voted best mobile network

An independent report found MTN to be the best mobile network in SA in the fourth quarter of 2019.

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Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Is your tertiary institution accredited?

Rosebank College is an educational brand of The Independent Institute of Education, which is registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training.

VUT chancellor, Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi, dies

The university conferred the degree of Doctor of Science Honoris Causa on Dr Xolani Mkhwanazi for his outstanding leadership contributions to maths and science education development.

Innovate4AMR now in second year

SA's Team pill-Alert aims to tackle antimicrobial resistance by implementing their strategic intervention that ensures patients comply with treatment.

Medical students present solution in Geneva

Kapil Narain and Mohamed Hoosen Suleman were selected to present their strategic intervention to tackle antimicrobial resistance to an international panel of experts.