Published December 3, 2019, 6:52 AM
By Agence France-Presse
Two Nobel Literature Prize committee members announced their resignation on Monday, with one saying she opposed the view that “literature is above politics”, a reference to the controversy surrounding 2019 laureate Peter Handke.
The Austrian novelist has been criticised for his vocal support for Serbs in the 1990s wars in the former Yugoslavia.
Kristoffer Leandoer and Gun-Britt Sundstrom both announced their decisions to leave the Swedish Academy’s Nobel committee, for which they had been appointed as
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