Almost a Laureate (Literature Edition)

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Can you name the significant writers who received nominations for the Nobel Prize in Literature, but never won?

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Nationality (Significant Work)AuthorYear(s) nominated
French (Thérèse Raquin)1901, 1902
English (Principles of Biology)1902
Russian (Anna Karenina)1902, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906
Norwegian (An Enemy of the People)1902, 1903, 1904
English (The Egoist)1902, 1903, 1906, 1907
English (Tristram of Lyonesse) 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1909
Danish (Men of the Modern Transition) 1903, 1904, 1905, 1906, 1907, 1910, 1918
American (The Rise of Silas Lapham)1910
English (Jude the Obscure)1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1926, 1927
American (The Ambassadors)1911, 1912, 1916
Spanish (Fortunata and Jacinta)1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1916
Scottish (The Golden Bough)1912, 1926, 1928, 1935
Russian (The Lower Depths)1918, 1923, 1928, 1933
English (The Island of Doctor Moreau)1921, 1932, 1935, 1946
American (The House of Mirth)1927, 1928, 1930
American ('Miniver Cheevy' )1929, 1930, 1932, 1934
American (The Bridge of San Luis Rey)1929, 1949
Italian ('Manifesto of the Anti-Fascist Intellectuals')1929, 1933, 1936, 1938, 1939, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950
American (An American Tragedy)1930
American (Spoon River Anthology)1930
French (La Jeune Parque)1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1945
German (All Quiet on the Western Front)1931
Nationality (Significant Work)AuthorYear(s) nominated
American (The Jungle)1932, 1933, 1934
Czech (R.U.R.)1932, 1933, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938
Spanish (The Revolt of the Masses)1933
English (Zuleika Dobson)1933
English (The Everlasting Man)1935
Spanish (Abel Sánchez)1935, 1936
Austrian (Civilization and its Discontents)1936
American (Gone With the Wind)1938
English (Brave New World) 1938, 1939
American ('Chicago')1940, 1947, 1949
English (Howards End)1945, 1946
French (Man's Fate) 1947, 1948, 1949
Spanish (The Last Puritan)1948, 1949
Irish (The Plough and the Stars)1949, 1950
Italian (The Conformist)1949
English (Brighton Rock)1950
Austrian (I and Thou)1950
American (Democracy and Education)1950
American (North of Boston)1950
Danish (Out of Africa)1950
English (I, Claudius)1950
German (Philosophy of Existence)1950

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