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  • Swedish poet Transtromer wins Nobel in literature

    The 2011 Nobel Prize in literature was awarded on Thursday to Tomas Transtromer of Sweden, whose surrealistic works about the mysteries of the human mind won him wide recognition as the most influential Scandinavian poet of recent decades.

  • Works of Nobel literature winner Transtromer

    A partial list of works by Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer, winner of the 2011 Nobel Prize in literature:

  • ** FILE ** In this March 31, 2001, file photo, Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer poses for a photograph in his home in Stockholm, Sweden. The 2011 Nobel Prize in literature was awarded Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011, to Transtromer. (AP Photo/Jessica Gow, File)

    Swedish poet Transtromer wins Nobel in literature

    The 2011 Nobel Prize in literature was awarded Thursday to Tomas Transtromer, a Swedish poet whose surrealistic works about the mysteries of the human mind won him acclaim as one of the most important Scandinavian writers since World War II.

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    The 2011 Nobel Prize in literature was awarded on Thursday to Tomas Transtromer of Sweden, whose surrealistic works about the mysteries of the human mind won him wide recognition as the most influential Scandinavian poet of recent decades.

  • New Nobel laureate Transtromer's work out of stock

    If you're looking to buy the poetry of the new Nobel laureate, Sweden's Tomas Transtromer, you'll probably have to wait.

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  • "Things flare up. From the viewpoint of the quivering lark he is aware of the huge root systems of the trees, their swaying underground lamps," Transtromer wrote. "But aboveground there's greenery _ a tropical flood of it _ with lifted arms, listening to the beat of an invisible pump."

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  • But he continued to write, publishing "The Sorrow Gondola" in 1996 and the "The Great Enigma."

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