Canetti Elias
Country Vienna
Category Literature
Year 1981

Canetti Elias, 1905 - 1994, Year won 1981, one of the greatest exile writers of the 20th century..

Elias Canetti was born in 1905 in Bulgaria. In 1981 he received the Nobel prize in literature, “for his writings, which are marked by a broad outlook, a wealth of ideas and artistic power”.

Canetti’s writings describe Europe in the shades of the World Wars. The most outstanding among them are the sociological essay “Crowd and Power” and his autobiographic books.

Elias Canetti passed away in 1994.

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