James Tait Black Memorial Prize

James Tait Black Memorial Prize

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Founded in 1919, the James Tait Black Memorial Prizes are among the oldest and most prestigious book prizes awarded for literature written in the English language and are Britain's oldest literary awards. Based at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, United Kingdom, the prizes were founded by Mrs Janet Coutts Black in memory of her late husband, James Tait Black, a partner in the publishing house of A & C Black Ltd.Four winners of the Nobel Prize in Literature received the James Tait Black earlier in their careers; Sir William Golding, Nadine Gordimer and J. M. Coetzee each collected the James Tait Black for fiction, whilst Doris Lessing took the prize for biography. In addition to these literary Nobels, Sir Ronald Ross, whose 1923 autobiography Memoirs, Etc. received the biography prize, was already a Nobel Laureate, having been awarded the 1902 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his work on malariashow more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 159g
  • Acu Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134906972
  • 9786134906975