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The continuing crisis inside the Swedish Academy

The crisis at the Swedish Academy began in November 2017, when Jean-Claude Arnault, the husband of the Academy member Katarina Frostenson, was accused in an article in the Dagens Nyheter newspaper of sexually harassing or assaulting eighteen women. By – Richard Orange “He held me and shoved his dick so far down my throat it felt like I was choking”, stated the plaintiff ...

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Sweden’s reputation is being tarnished

The Swedish Academy, which awards the Nobel Prize in Literature, has been hit by a major crisis: in the aftermath of a corruption and harassment scandal involving the husband of Academy member Katarina Frostenson, three of the other members who are elected for life have walked out.  By – “The scandal that has hit the Swedish Academy is growing worse ...

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