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Yasunari Kawabata

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Tbilisi International Festival of Theatre reveals 2017 program featuring prominent shows, troupes

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Based on Japanese novelist Yasunari Kawabata's short story, the show sees the troupe turn the work "into a gestalt created by juvenile actors, where pieces are put together by a dramatic balance", said a preview from the festival. A scene from 'Faces ...

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The Folkloric and the Fantastic: Hiromi Kawakami's “Record of a Night Too Brief”

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Japanese authors can occasionally find an audience outside their home country by winning major awards (e.g., Yasunari Kawabata and Kenzaburō Ōe), and, in the singular case of Haruki Murakami, can even become so famous that each new release ...

1968 Nobel Prize Literature Winner Yasunari Kawabata News

Japanese recount memories of 'noble' Liu

The Japan Times
Instead, we talked more about things like books we love, such as the Japanese novelist Yasunari Kawabata,” she said. “I will continue to tell people how he lived his life,” she said. Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga, the government's top ...


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Junichiro Tanizaki's translated works remind us of a creative drive within Japan's strict codes of behavior

The International Examiner
Perhaps it is better he died before he could see the award go to his esteemed colleague Yasunari Kawabata in 1968. Is it that the deft English speaking Tanizaki, who also had worked as a film director and writer, and who entertained the foreign press ...

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