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Elfriede Jelinek

Austria (b.1946)

Elfriede Jelinek is an Austrian feminist playwright and novelist. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2004 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."
Non fiction
Nobel Prize in Literature Lifetime Achievement winner (2004)