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Kawabata, Yasunari

Pronunciation: /ˌkɑːwəˈbɑːtə/
(1899–1972), Japanese novelist. Known as an experimental writer in the 1920s, he reverted to traditional Japanese novel forms in the mid 1930s. He was the first Japanese writer to win the Nobel Prize for Literature (1968).
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