Pulitzer Prize

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Pulitzer Prize

n.
Any of several awards established by Joseph Pulitzer and conferred annually for accomplishment in various fields of American journalism, literature, and music.

Pulitzer prize

n
1. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) one of a group of prizes established by Joseph Pulitzer and awarded yearly since 1917 for excellence in American journalism, literature, and music
2. (Journalism & Publishing) one of a group of prizes established by Joseph Pulitzer and awarded yearly since 1917 for excellence in American journalism, literature, and music
3. (Music, other) one of a group of prizes established by Joseph Pulitzer and awarded yearly since 1917 for excellence in American journalism, literature, and music

Pu′litzer Prize′


n.
any of the annual prizes, as in journalism, literature, or music, established by Joseph Pulitzer.
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The novel won the Pulitzer Prize for literature in 1961, and the film version took home three Oscars, including a best actor award for Gregory Peck.
That's not to say that The Nightingale is as well written as the other two (All the Light We Cannot See was just announced as winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Literature), but it's an interesting story and a good, easy read.
Marquand's satire on the Boston elite in "George Apley." The editors believed the story would only interest readers in Boston, but it became widely popular and won the Pulitzer Prize for literature in 1938.
Pilon cited a satirical column published online in the Washington Post in which Roger Cohen -- echoing the sentiments of many conservatives -- joked, ''the Pulitzer Prize for Literature went to (former Republican vice presidential nominee) Sarah Palin for her stated intention 'to read a book someday.'''
Kavalier And Clay - which won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature - lovingly recreates the buoyant early days of the comic book, while providing plenty of action-packed thrills!
Who won the 1998 Pulitzer Prize for literature with his novel American Pastoral?
Attention came quickly when the novel about slavery, told from the unusual perspective of the black slave owner, won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 2004.
Also speaking is author Richard Russo, a 2002 Pulitzer Prize for Literature winner who often uses "once thriving industrial and mill towns" as the settings for his stories.
Its tenth volume won them the Pulitzer Prize for literature in 1968.
novelist, essayist, poet and leader of the women's movement, won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1983 for her book The Color Purple.
Novelist, essayist and Princeton University professor won the Pulitzer Prize for Literature in 1988 for her best-selling historical novel, Beloved.