Author

Yasunari Kawabata

Japanese author

1899   -   1972

genre: novel
country of citizenship: Japan
native language: Japanese
language of expression: Japanese
educated at: University of Tokyo
occupation: writer, novelist, screenwriter, poet
award received: Nobel Prize in Literature, Order of Culture, Ordre des arts et des Lettres, Order of the Rising Sun, 1st class, Kikuchi Kan Prize, Goethe Plaque of the City of Frankfurt, Person of Cultural Merit

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Yasunari Kawabata (川端 康成, Kawabata Yasunari, 11 June 1899 – 16 April 1972) was a Japanese novelist and short story writer whose spare, lyrical, subtly-shaded prose works won him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1968, the first Japanese author to receive the award. His works have enjoyed broad international appeal and are still widely read.
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works

22

The House of the Sleeping Beauties

Novella by Yasunari Kawabata

author: Yasunari Kawabata

1961

Snow Country

novel by Yasunari Kawabata

author: Yasunari Kawabata
illustrator: Keisuke Serizawa

1935 or 1937

The Old Capital

novel by Yasunari Kawabata

author: Yasunari Kawabata
illustrator: Kaii Higashiyama

1962

Beauty and Sadness

novel by Yasunari Kawabata

author: Yasunari Kawabata

1964 or 1965 or 1981

The Master of Go

novel by Yasunari Kawabata

author: Yasunari Kawabata
illustrator: Go Seigen

1951 or 1954

Thousand Cranes

novel by Yasunari Kawabata

author: Yasunari Kawabata
illustrator: Kokei Kobayashi

1952

The Sound of the Mountain

novel by Yasunari Kawabata

author: Yasunari Kawabata

1954

The Dancing Girl of Izu

short story by Yasunari Kawabata

author: Yasunari Kawabata
illustrator: Kenkichi Yoshida

1926 or 1927

The Lake

novel by Yasunari Kawabata

author: Yasunari Kawabata
illustrator: Shinsen Tokuoka

1954 or 1955

Palm-of-the-Hand Stories

short stories by Yasunari Kawabata

author: Yasunari Kawabata
illustrator: Ikuo Hirayama

1971

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