Pulitzerprisen for skjønnlitteratur

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Pulitzerprisen for skjønnlitteratur er en amerikansk litteraturpris og en av Pulitzerprisenes kategorier som er blitt delt ut siden 1918 for framstående romaner skrevet av en amerikansk forfattere, som fortrinnsvis behandler det amerikanske livet.

Navnet var Pulitzerprisen for romanen mellom 1918 og 1947.[1]

Prisvinnere[rediger | rediger kilde]

År Vinner/
finalist
Tittel Forfatter
1918 Hans familie Ernest Poole
1919 The Magnificent Ambersons Booth Tarkington
1920 Ingen pris ble utdelt
1921 The Age of Innocence Edith Wharton
1922 Alice Adams Booth Tarkington
1923 One of Ours Willa Cather
1924 The Able McLaughlins Margaret Wilson
1925 So Big Edna Ferber
1926 Arrowsmith Sinclair Lewis (avslo prisen)
1927 Early Autumn Louis Bromfield
1928 The Bridge of San Luis Rey Thornton Wilder
1929 Scarlet Sister Mary Julia Peterkin
1930 Laughing Boy Oliver La Farge
1931 Years of Grace Margaret Ayer Barnes
1932 The Good Earth Pearl S. Buck
1933 The Store Thomas Sigismund Stribling
1934 Lamb in His Bosom Caroline Miller
1935 Now in November Josephine Winslow Johnson
1936 Honey in the Horn Harold L. Davis
1937 Tatt av vinden Margaret Mitchell
1938 The Late George Apley John Phillips Marquand
1939 The Yearling Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings
1940 Vredens druer John Steinbeck
1941 Ingen pris ble utdelt[2]
1942 In This Our Life Ellen Glasgow
1943 Dragon's Teeth Upton Sinclair
1944 Journey in the Dark Martin Flavin
1945 A Bell for Adano John Hersey
1946 Ingen pris ble utdelt
1947 All the King's Men Robert Penn Warren
1948 Tales of the South Pacific James Michener
1949 Guard of Honor James Gould Cozzens
1950 The Way West A.B. Guthrie, Jr.
1951 The Town Conrad Richter
1952 The Caine Mutiny Herman Wouk
1953 Den gamle mannen og havet Ernest Hemingway
1954 Ble ikke utdelt dette året
1955 A Fable William Faulkner
1956 Andersonville MacKinlay Kantor
1957 Ble ikke utdelt dette året
1958 A Death in the Family James Agee
1959 The Travels of Jaimie McPheeters Robert Lewis Taylor
1960 Advise and Consent Allen Drury
1961 Drep ikke en sangfugl Harper Lee
1962 The Edge of Sadness Edwin O'Connor
1963 The Reivers William Faulkner
1964 Ble ikke utdelt dette året
1965 The Keepers of the House Shirley Ann Grau
1966 The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter Katherine Anne Porter
1967 The Fixer Bernard Malamud
1968 The Confessions of Nat Turner William Styron
1969 House Made of Dawn N. Scott Momaday
1970 The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford Jean Stafford
1971 Ble ikke utdelt dette året
1972 Angle of Repose Wallace Stegner
1973 The Optimist's Daughter Eudora Welty
1974 Ingen pris ble utdelt dette året
1975 The Killer Angels Michael Shaara
1976 Humboldt's Gift Saul Bellow
1977 Ingen pris ble utdelt dette året
1978 Elbow Room James Alan McPherson
1979 The Stories of John Cheever John Cheever
1980 Vinner The Executioner's Song Norman Mailer
Finalist Birdy William Wharton
Finalist The Ghost Writer Philip Roth
1981 Vinner A Confederacy of Dunces John Kennedy Toole (posthumt)
Finalist Godric Frederick Buechner
Finalist So Long, See You Tomorrow William Maxwell
1982 Vinner Rabbit Is Rich John Updike
Finalist A Flag for Sunrise Robert Stone
Finalist Housekeeping Marilynne Robinson
1983 Vinner The Color Purple Alice Walker
Finalist Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant Anne Tyler
Finalist Rabbis and Wives Chaim Grade
1984 Vinner Ironweed William Kennedy
Finalist Cathedral Raymond Carver
Finalist The Feud Thomas Berger
1985 Vinner Foreign Affairs Alison Lurie
Finalist I Wish This War Were Over Diana O'Hehir
Finalist Leaving the Land Douglas Unger
1986 Vinner Lonesome Dove Larry McMurtry
Finalist The Accidental Tourist Anne Tyler
Finalist Continental Drift Russell Banks
1987 Vinner A Summons to Memphis Peter Taylor
Finalist Paradise Donald Barthelme
Finalist Whites Norman Rush
1988 Vinner Elskede Toni Morrison
Finalist Persian Nights Diane Johnson
Finalist That Night Alice McDermott
1989 Vinner Breathing Lessons Anne Tyler
Finalist Where I'm Calling From Raymond Carver
1990 The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love Oscar Hijuelos
1991 Rabbit At Rest John Updike
1992 A Thousand Acres Jane Smiley
1993 A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain Robert Olen Butler
1994 The Shipping News Annie Proulx
1995 The Stone Diaries Carol Shields
1996 Independence Day Richard Ford
1997 Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer Steven Millhauser
1998 American Pastoral Philip Roth
1999 The Hours Michael Cunningham
2000 Interpreter of Maladies Jhumpa Lahiri
2001 The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay Michael Chabon
2002 Empire Falls Richard Russo
2003 Middlesex Jeffrey Eugenides
2004 The Known World Edward P. Jones
2005 Gilead Marilynne Robinson
2006 March Geraldine Brooks
2007 Veien Cormac McCarthy
2008 Vinner Oscar Waos korte, makeløse liv Junot Díaz
Finalist Shakespeare's Kitchen Lore Segal
Finalist Tree of Smoke Denis Johnson
2009 Vinner Olive Kitteridge Elizabeth Strout
Finalist All Souls Christine Schutt
Finalist The Plague of Doves Louise Erdrich
2010 Vinner Tinkers Paul Harding
Finalist In Other Rooms, Other Wonders Daniyal Mueenuddin
Finalist Love in Infant Monkeys Lydia Millet
2011 Vinner A Visit From the Goon Squad Jennifer Egan
Finalist The Privileges Jonathan Dee
Finalist The Surrendered Chang-rae Lee
2012 Ikke utdelt
Finalist Train Dreams Denis Johnson
Finalist Swamplandia! Karen Russell
Finalist The Pale King David Foster Wallace
2013 Vinner The Orphan Master's Son Adam Johnson
Finalist What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank Nathan Englander
Finalist The Snow Child Eowyn Ivey

Referanser[rediger | rediger kilde]

  1. ^ «Pulitzer Prize for the Novel» (web). Besøkt 19. august 2008. 
  2. ^ Juryen for prisen i denne kategorien hadde anbefalt at prisen skulle deles ut til Ernest Hemingways For Whom the Bell Tolls i 1941. Selv om styret for Pulitzer opprinnelig var enig i dette, overtalte presidenten ved Columbia University, Nicholas Murray Butler, styret til å reversere valget fordi han mente at romanen var krenkende, og ingen pris ble utdelt dette året. McDowell, Edwin. "Publishing: Pulitzer Controversies." New York Times 11. mai 1984: C26.