Awards & Winners

Patrick White

Date of Birth 28-May-1912
Place of Birth Knightsbridge
(United Kingdom)
Nationality Australia, United Kingdom
Also know as Patrick Victor Martindale White
Profession Writer, Novelist, Essayist, Screenwriter, Playwright, Poet
Patrick Victor Martindale White, AC was an English-born Australian writer who is widely regarded as one of the most important English-language novelists of the 20th century. From 1935 until his death, he published 12 novels, three short-story collections and eight plays. White's fiction employs humour, florid prose, shifting narrative vantage points and a stream of consciousness technique. In 1973, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, the first Australian to have been awarded the prize.

Awards by Patrick White

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Nobel Prize in Literature
(for an epic and psychological narrative art which has introduced a new continent into literature)