Elfriede Jelinek

Elfriede Jelinek

October 20, 1946 – ...
Countries: Austria

Elfriede Jelinek (ɛlˈfʁiːdə ˈjɛlɪnɛk; born 20 October 1946) is an Austrian playwright and novelist. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2004 for her "musical flow of voices and counter-voices in novels and plays that, with extraordinary linguistic zeal, reveal the absurdity of society's clichés and their subjugating power."