Kenzaburo Oe, Japanese Nobel literature laureate, dies at 88

ノーベル文学賞作家 大江健三郎さん(88)死去

Nikkei -- Mar 13
Japanese novelist Kenzaburo Oe, winner of the 1994 Nobel Prize in Literature who was also known as a campaigner for the pacifist Constitution and against nuclear power, has died of old age, publisher Kodansha said Monday. He was 88.

One of the most celebrated authors in Japan in the post-World War II era, Oe in his late 70s spearheaded a civic movement calling for the elimination of nuclear plants, in the wake of the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster triggered by a massive earthquake and tsunami.

Mar 13 (ANNnewsCH) - 作家でノーベル文学賞受賞者の大江健三郎さんが亡くなりました。  ...continue reading

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