By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON OCT 08, 2020 04:23 PM IST
In 2018, the Nobel Prize for Literature was postponed after sex abuse allegations rocked the Swedish Academy.
By Associated Press | Copenhagen
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2018 12:07 AM IST
Jean-Claude Arnault, a major cultural figure in Sweden, had faced two counts of rape of a woman seven years ago.
By Agence France Presse | Stockholm
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2018 06:38 PM IST
The “Holy Grail” of authors, poets, and playwrights, the Nobel has gone to some of the greatest writers of all time, from Albert Camus to Samuel Beckett and Ernest Hemingway.
By AP | Copenhagen
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2018 02:54 PM IST
The Swedish Academy, which decides the recipients of the Nobel prize, said the decision was made because it is in no shape to pick a winner for the literature prize after a string of sex abuse allegations and financial crimes scandals.
By Associated Press | Associated Press, Stockholm
UPDATED ON APR 19, 2018 07:08 PM IST
Many in Sweden are outraged by what appears to be women paying the price for the alleged misbehaviour of Frostenson’s husband, Jean-Claude Arnault, a leading cultural figure in Sweden
By Associated Press | Associated Press
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 03:51 PM IST
Three members of the Swedish Academy resigned on April 6 after the committee voted against removing Katarina Frostenson, an Academy member since 1992, whose husband has been accused of sexual misconduct.