Nobel Prizes and Laureates

The Nobel Prize in Literature 1994
Kenzaburo Oe

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Kenzaburo Oe - Facts

Kenzaburo Oe

Kenzaburo Oe

Born: 31 January 1935, Uchiko, Japan

Residence at the time of the award: Japan

Prize motivation: "who with poetic force creates an imagined world, where life and myth condense to form a disconcerting picture of the human predicament today"

Field: prose

Language: Japanese

Prize share: 1/1

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