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Can you name the Nobel Prize in Literature winners that wrote primarily in English when given their country of origin and one of their works?

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YearLaureateCountry and Notable Work
1907United Kingdom/India: 'The Jungle Book'
1913India: 'Gitanjali' (also wrote in Bengali)
1923Ireland: 'The Tower'
1925Ireland: 'Pygmalion'
1930United States: 'Babbitt'
1932United Kingdom: 'The Forsyte Saga'
1936United States: 'The Iceman Cometh'
1938United States: 'The Good Earth'
1948United Kingdom/United States: 'The Lovesong of J. Alfred Prufrock'
1949United States: 'The Sound and the Fury'
1950United Kingdom: 'Principia Mathematica' (with A.N. Whitehead)
1953United Kingdom: 'A History of the English-Speaking Peoples'
1954United States: 'A Farewell to Arms'
1962United States: 'The Grapes of Wrath'
1969Ireland: 'Waiting for Godot' (also wrote in French)
1973Australia/United Kingdom: 'Riders in the Chariot'
1976United States/Canada: 'The Adventures of Augie March'
YearLaureateCountry and Notable Work
1983United Kingdom: 'Lord of the Flies'
1986Nigeria: 'Kongi's Harvest'
1987United States/USSR: 'A Part of Speech' (also wrote in Russian)
1991South Africa: 'The Conservationist'
1992Saint Lucia: 'Omeros'
1993United States: 'Beloved'
1995Ireland: 'Death of a Naturalist'
2001United Kingdom/Trinidad and Tobago: 'A Bend in the River'
2003South Africa: 'Life & Times of Michael K'
2005United Kingdom: 'The Birthday Party'
2007United Kingdom: 'The Good Terrorist'
2013Canada: 'The Love of a Good Woman'
2016United States: 'Like a Rolling Stone'
2017United Kingdom: 'The Remains of the Day'
2020United States: 'Meadowlands'
2021Tanzania/United Kingdom: 'Paradise'

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