Yasunari Kawabata (川端 康成 Kawabata Yasunari, 11 Juin 1899 – 16 Aprile 1972) 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.
Kawabata at his home in Kamakura
|Born||11 Juin 1899|
|Dee'd||16 Apryle 1972 (aged 72)|
Zushi, Kanagawa, Japan
|Notable awairds||Nobel Prize in Leeteratur |
- William T. Vollmann’s Favorite “Contemporary” Books. biblioklept.org (2011-09-24)
- "Yasunari Kawabata - Facts". Retrieved June 11, 2014.