Yasunari Kawabata

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In this Japanese name, the faimily name is Kawabata.
Nobel prize medal.svg Yasunari Kawabata
Yasunari Kawabata 1938.jpg
Kawabata at his home in Kamakura
Born 11 Juin 1899(1899-06-11)
Osaka, Japan
Dee'd 16 Apryle 1972(1972-04-16) (aged 72)
Zushi, Kanagawa, Japan
Thrift Writer
Naitionality Japanese
Ethnicity Japanese
Ceetizenship Japanese
Period 1924–1972
Genre novels, short-stories
Notable awairds Nobel Prize in Leeteratur
1968

Yasunari Kawabata (川端 康成, Kawabata Yasunari, 11 Juin 1899 – 16 Aprile 1972[2]) wis a Japanese novelist an short story writer whase spare, lyrical, subtly-shaded prose wirks wan him the Nobel Prize for Leeteratur in 1968, the first Japanese author tae receive the awaird. His wirks hae enjoyed broad internaitional appeal an are still widely read.

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  1. William T. Vollmann’s Favorite “Contemporary” Books. biblioklept.org (2011-09-24)
  2. "Yasunari Kawabata - Facts". Retrieved June 11, 2014.