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Nobel Prize-winning Japanese Writer Kenzaburo Oe Dies

Nobel Prize-winning Japanese Writer Kenzaburo Oe Dies

Japanese writer Kenzaburo Oe, winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, has died at the age of 88.

Japanese writer Kenzaburo Oe has died at the age of 88. It was stated that the Nobel Prize-winning author died of old age-related causes. It was announced by his publisher that the author, who has an important position in Japanese Literature, passed away on March 3. The author became the second Japanese author to win a Nobel Prize in 1994, after Yasunari Kawabata.


Kenzaburo, who studied French literature at the University of Tokyo and whose first work was published in 1957, won the “Akutagawa Literary Award” in his country the following year at the age of 23.

Kenzaburo Oe

Kenzaburo wrote in 1994, “Life and fairy tale form an imaginary world with poetic power; life and fairy tale intensify to form a disturbing picture of the predicament of the modern world.” -day man”. Kawabata Yasunari was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1968.

It is known that the Japanese author drew attention to the horrors of war and nuclear weapons in his works, which are accepted as “Hiroshima Notes” published in 1965 and “Okinawa Notes” published in 1970.

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