Kenzaburō Ōe

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In this Japanese name, the faimily name is Ōe.
Nobel prize medal.svg Kenzaburō Ōe
大江 健三郎
Paris - Salon du livre 2012 - Kenzaburō Ōe - 003.jpg
Kenzaburō Ōe, in 2012
Born (1935-01-31) 31 Januar 1935 (age 85)
Uchiko, Ehime, Japan
ThriftNovelist, short-story writer, essayist
Notable warksA Personal Matter, The Silent Cry
Notable awairdsNobel Prize in Leeteratur

Kenzaburō Ōe (大江 健三郎, Ōe Kenzaburō, born January 31, 1935) is a Japanese writer an a major figur in contemporary Japanese leeteratur. His novelles, short stories an essays war strangly influenced bi French an American leeteratur an leeterary theory. They deal wi poleetical, social an filosofical issues includin nuclear wappens, nuclear pouer, social non-conformism, an exeestentialism.

Ōe wis awairdit the Nobel Prize in Leeteratur in 1994 for creatin "an imagined warld, whaur life an meeth condense tae form a disconcertin pictur o the human predicament the day".[1]

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  1. "Oe, Pamuk: World needs imagination",; Mey 18, 2008.