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Five Nobel Prizes for Spanish Literature

Since the end of 19th century, Spanish authors have captivated international audiences with their way of portraying reality and their profound and innovative works. Five Spanish writers have been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature over the last century, in recognition of the consistent strength of Spanish Literature. Looking at these Spanish winners, it is also possible to gain an insight into Spanish literary history and the way in which generations of Spanish writers have influenced their successors, making their works richer and deeper. Many of these works were testimonies of the Spanish Civil War, which highlights how much this cataclysmic event in Spanish history affected each of them in a distinctive way.