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".
STENDHAL One of the most original and complex French writers of the first half of the century, chiefly known for his works of fiction. His finest novels are Le Rouge et le noir and La Chartreuse de Parme
The Nobel Prize in Literature Mr. The Nobel Prize in Literature 1997 was awarded to Dario Fo "who emulates the jesters of the Middle Ages in scourging authority and upholding the dignity of the downtrodden".