Quotes by Yasunari Kawabata

About Yasunari Kawabata:


Yasunari Kawabata was a Japanese novelist and short story writer whose spare, lyrical, subtly-shaded prose works won him the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1968, the first Japanese author to receive the award. His works have enjoyed broad international appeal and are still widely read.

Author Bio


  • NameYasunari Kawabata
  • DescriptionJapanese author, Nobel Prize winner
  • BornJune 11, 1899
  • DiedApril 16, 1972
  • CountryJapan
  • ProfessionWriter; Novelist
  • WorksThe Dancing Girl Of Izu; Snow Country
  • AwardsNobel Prize In Literature; Order Of Culture