Gabriela Mistral Chilean poet, educator, diplomat and feminist. "for her lyric poetry which, inspired by powerful emotions, has made her name a symbol of the idealistic aspirations of the entire Latin American world"
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".
Mujeres en la historia que han obtenido un Premio Nobel (Parte 1)
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.
10 cosas que no sabías del Premio Nobel de Literatura
10 cosas que no sabías del Premio Nobel de Literatura Wole Soyinka
HERTA MÜLLER - Nobel Prize in Literature 2009 - born Romania, residence at time of award Germany - "who, with the concentration of poetry and the frankness of prose, depicts the landscape of the dispossessed"
Pär Fabian Lagerkvist, Swedish author and poet The Nobel Prize in Literature "for the artistic vigour and true independence of mind with which he endeavours in his poetry to find answers to the eternal questions confronting mankind", poetry, prose