Top 10 Nobel Prize Laureates in Literature

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The Top Ten

1 William Faulkner William Faulkner William Cuthbert Faulkner (September 25, 1897 – July 6, 1962) was an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate from Oxford, Mississippi. Faulkner wrote novels, short stories, a play, poetry, essays, and screenplays. He is primarily known for his novels and short stories set in the fictional Yoknapatawpha ...read more.
2 Ernest Hemingway Ernest Hemingway
3 Rudyard Kipling Rudyard Kipling
4 John Steinbeck John Steinbeck John Ernst Steinbeck, Jr. was an American author of twenty-seven books, including sixteen novels, six non-fiction books, and five collections of short stories.

A bit enigmatic, but at bottom, seems to have been a left-leaning liberal who stopped short of embracing communism, mindful still of his close association with and endorsement by the communist movement in America. Think, however, that "East Of Eden" was sophomoric in its transparently veiled parody of Genesis, and probably the first major fictional work (and film) to give wide exposure to a post-Nietzschean agenda of literati and intelligentsia mocking and vilifying Christianity, which is reaching crescendo today.

5 Thomas Eliot Thomas Eliot Thomas Stearns Eliot, OM, (26 September 1888 – 4 January 1965) was an American-born British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic, and one of the 20th century's major poets.
6 Anatole France Anatole France
7 Albert Camus Albert Camus Albert Camus (7 November 1913 – 4 January 1960) was a French philosopher, author, and journalist. He is best known for such novels as L’Étranger (The Stranger, 1942), La Peste (The Plague, 1947), and La Chute (The Fall, 1956). He received the 1957 Nobel Prize for Literature.

Camus grossly misunderstood the rebellious spirit, the drive toward liberty, as collectivist; as requiring even one kindred spirit, let alone the many Camus suggests, in order to even exist, let alone be valid.

8 Salvatore Quasimodo Salvatore Quasimodo
9 Gabriel García Márquez Gabriel García Márquez Gabriel José de la Concordia García Márquez (6 March 1927 – 17 April 2014) was a Colombian novelist, short-story writer, screenwriter and journalist. ...read more.

A close friend of Fidel Castro. This and this alone destroys all credibility regarding any of his "works," and highlights the fact that since it's inception, the Nobel "committee" has been nothing more than a "legitimizing" imprimatur for global communism.

10 Samuel Beckett Samuel Beckett

The Contenders

11 Thomas Mann Thomas Mann

Responsible for laying the groundwork for the massive failure that is and has been public education.

12 Henryk Sienkiewicz Henryk Sienkiewicz
13 André Gide André Gide
14 George Bernard Shaw George Bernard Shaw

There is, however, one particularly pleasing and contextually ironic quote from Shaw: "Hell is full of musical amateurs."

The man's very name causes decent people to see red. Shaw was a despicable creature, a statist eugenist along with contemporary "progressives" Margaret Sanger, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Bertrand Russell, H.G. Wells, who built upon the evil of Thomas Malthus. Among other things, Shaw was an early proponent (1934) of employing gas chambers to exterminate people whom elitist scum like Shaw deemed "unfit to live." Hitler and Himmler thought it was a great idea, to the tune of 6 million Jews and 7 million Gentiles. Nice pick.

15 Eugene O'Neill Eugene O'Neill

Another good friend of communism in America; a "fellow traveler."

16 Jean-Paul Sartre Jean-Paul Sartre Jean-Paul Charles Aymard Sartre (June 21, 1905 – April 15, 1980) was a French philosopher, playwright, novelist, political activist, biographer, and literary critic.

"I do not believe in God; his existence has been disproved by science." Here Sartre has violated a basic tenet of logic: a negative cannot be proved. One can prove only that something DOES exist, never that it DOESN'T. His statement is a patent falsehood, then as now.

17 Joseph Brodsky Joseph Brodsky
18 Dario Fo Dario Fo

Another of your addled communist heroes.

19 Octavio Paz Octavio Paz
20 Romain Rolland Romain Rolland

Another communistic "thinker," whose admiration for and friendship with Freud speak volumes for the quality of his "thought," though his own words tend to indict him sufficiently.

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