Against the background of a sex scandal in Sweden has awarded the alternative Nobel prize for literature

На фоне секс-скандала: в Швеции вручили альтернативную Нобелевскую премию по литературе

In Stockholm Sunday, December 9, the ceremony of awarding the prize for literature for the year 2018 of the New Academy. It is reported by the French resource

It is noted that the prize was awarded to the French writer, native of Guadeloupe Maryse condé (pictured).

On 12 October it became known that Maryse condé has won the prize for literature for the year 2018 of the New Academy.

The report States that the New Academy was established on the background of the crisis in the Swedish Academy, which calls the Nobel laureates.

It was noted that the award was given to Conde for the study of colonialism, values, traditions and cultural heritage.

As previously reported “FACTS”, in may it became known that the Nobel prize for literature this year will not be awarded. The Nobel Foundation has supported the decision of the Swedish Academy to defer the award for literature of 2018 year 2019 year. Next year will announce two winners. This is the first time since 1949. The decision was taken in connection with the “crisis in the Swedish Academy” caused by the sex scandal. As you know, in the fall of last year, 18 women have accused of sexual harassment by French photographer Jean-Claude Arnault, a spouse of a member of the Swedish Academy poetess Katharina Frostenson.

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