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- PRIZE FIGHT. McGrath, Ben // New Yorker;10/25/2004, Vol. 80 Issue 32, p30
Comments on the awarding of the 2004 Nobel Prize in Literature toAustrian writer named Elfriede Jelinek. List of writers eligible for the year; Judges of the award; Guidelines in choosing the winner.
- Introducing the author and playwright Elfriede Jelinek. Good, Jennifer L. // Baylor Journal of Theatre & Performance;Fall2007, Vol. 4 Issue 2, p91
The article profiles writer and nobel laureate, Elfriede Jelinek. It is said that Jelinek's explicit works that range from the oppression of women to the rise to power of the political rightwing in Australia had caused her to be called Australia's best-hated author. Moreover, her writing in...
- On Cynicism. Dogs, Hair, Elfriede Jelinek and the Nobel Prize. de la Durantaye, Leland // Harvard Review;2005, Issue 29, p146
This essay focuses on writer Elfriede Jelinek. Last December, the 2004 Nobel Laureate for Literature, Elfriede Jelinek, a cynical dog-owner who never appears without carefully combed hair refused to attend the ceremony in person and had her Nobel lecture telecast to Stockholm, Sweden. No sooner...
- Who's Afraid of Elfriede? Abbott, Charlotte // Publishers Weekly;10/25/2004, Vol. 251 Issue 43, p16
Discusses the reaction of the publisher of author Elfriede Jelinek, Peter Ayrton, on the awarding of the Nobel Prize for literature to Jelinek in 2004. Characteristics of the political tradition which Jelinek and Ayrton share; Disadvantages of Ayrton in publishing to the U.S. market; Opinions...
- ALPINE DREAD AND DECADENCE: MEET ELFRIEDE JELINEK. Honegger, Gitta // American Theatre;Jan2005, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p23
Introduces Austrian playwright and novelist Elfriede Jelinek, the 2004 Nobel laureate for literature. Analysis of Jelinek's performance texts; Theme of her theatrical play.
- Austrian feminist author awarded Nobel Prize in Literature. // Off Our Backs;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 34 Issue 11/12, p4
The article reports that feminist author Elfriede Jelinek won the 2004 Nobel Prize for Literature in October. She is the first Austrian to be awarded the Literature prize. Originally trained as a composer and piano player at the Vienna conservatory, Jelinek turned to writing in 1967 when she...
- An Introduction to the Work of Elfriede Jelinek, Nobel Laureate in Literature 2004. Bandhauer, Andrea // CLCWeb: Comparative Literature & Culture: A WWWeb Journal;Mar2005, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p3
This article presents information on the work of Elfriede Jelinek, a Nobel laureate in literature. On October 7, 2004 the Swedish Academy made a decision which was met with reactions ranging widely from incomprehension, utter surprise and outrage to cautious approval and, in some cases, outright...
- Nobel Savage. Franklin, Ruth // New Republic;11/1/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 18, p32
Looks at the winner of the 2004 Nobel Prize in literature, Austrian writer Elfriede Jelinek. Opinion of the author that this award deals a blow to the reputation of the prize due to Jelinek's sexual and feminist content; Praise for Jelinek from the Nobel Committee; Comments on "Bambiland," a...
- The challenging writings of Elfriede Jelinek. Brandt, Bettina // Women's Review of Books;Dec2004, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p1
Features Elfriede Jelinek, recipient of the 2004 Nobel Prize for Literature, and her writings. Literary style; Career and personal background; Achievements.