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 (kä′wə-bä′tə), Yasunari 1899-1972.
Japanese writer whose novels, including Thousand Cranes (1952), often concern alienated, lonely individuals in search of beauty and purity. He won the 1968 Nobel Prize for literature.


(Biography) Yasunari (ˌjæsʊˈnɑːrɪ). 1899–1972, Japanese novelist, author of Yukiguni (Snow Country, 1948) and Yama no oto (The Sound of the Mountain, 1954): Nobel prize for literature 1968


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Yasunari, 1899–1972, Japanese writer: Nobel prize 1968.
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