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 (ō′ā), Kenzaburo Born 1935.
Japanese writer. Strongly influenced by the French existentialists, his political and often autobiographical novels include A Personal Matter (1964) and The Silent Cry (1967). He won the 1994 Nobel Prize for literature.
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Renowned Japanese artists pushed for an end to nuclear power, including Kenzaburo Oe, the 1994 Nobel Prize winner for literature, manga artist Hiroshi Takahashi, musician Ryuichi Sakamoto, and Takashi Murakami, an artist also popular in the West.
Among the glittering longlist — Kenzaburo Oe, Orhan Pamuk, Elena Ferrante — is ashort book, A Cup of Rage , by anArab author popularin his native Brazil but lesser known in English.
HARUKI Murakami and Banana Yoshimoto are familiar names in Japanese contemporary writing to Filipinos and the West, more familiar perhaps to the younger generations nowadays than, say, the modern writers such as Yukio Mishima, Jun'ichiro Tanizaki, Kobo Abe, Shohei Ooka, Shusaku Endo and the Nobel laureates Yasunari Kawabata and Kenzaburo Oe.
Esto, sin embargo, no acontece con Kenzaburo Oe, uno de los grandes narradores japoneses de la posguerra, que pasa a constituirse en el segundo escritor del Japon que obtiene el Premio Nobel de Literatura, en el ano 1994 (el primero fue Yasunari Kawabata en 1968).
Para la decada del 90, tras su fracaso politico ante Alberto Fujimori, su vigencia internacional es cada vez mayor y junto con sus comentarios a obras como las de Cabrera Infante o Jose Donoso, o sus debates publicos sobre literatura y politica con Gunter Grass y Kenzaburo Oe, destacan sus observaciones sobre la nueva Europa comunitaria y el fin del apartheid en Sudafrica, entre muchos otros asuntos.
Japan's Kenzaburo Oe, the 1994 literature winner, became a far more popular writer because of the Nobel, while Austrian Elfriede Jelinek, who won in 2004, is just slightly better known now than before.
Kenzaburo Oe, the Nobel-prize winning Japanese author called it "the most merciless human doom of the 20th century".
Since the March 2011 tsunami set off a nuclear catastrophe in Japan, Sakamoto has been one of the most vocal celebrities against nuclear power along with Nobel-winning writer Kenzaburo Oe and visual artist Yoshitomo Nara.
By exercising the collective self-defence, Japan will directly participate in a war," Nobel Literature laureate Kenzaburo Oe told the rally.
El desastre provoco manifestaciones diarias contra las centrales, con el apoyo de celebridades como el Nobel de Literatura Kenzaburo Oe y el musico Ryuichi Sakamoto.
The movement has also drawn celebrities like Ryuichi Sakamoto, who shared an Oscar for "The Last Emperor" score, and Nobel Prize-winning author Kenzaburo Oe.