- In this Japanese name, the family name is Ōe.
Kenzaburō Ōe (born January 31, 1935 in Ehime) is a Japanese writer. He was the winner of the 1994 Nobel Prize in Literature.
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Ōe at a 2013 antinuclear demonstration in Tokyo
Book cover of the 1996 English version of Kenzaburō Ōe's book about his handicapped son and their life as a family.
Kenzaburō Ōe at Japanisches Kulturinstitut Köln/Cologne (Germany), April 11, 2008