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Kenzaburo Oe
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Born: January 31, 1935 (age 84)

Nationality: Japanese

Occupation: Writer, novelist, essayist

Bio: Kenzaburō Ōe is a Japanese author and a major figure in contemporary Japanese literature. His works, strongly influenced by French and American literature and literary theory, deal with political, social and philosophical issues including nuclear weapons, nuclear power, social non-conformism and existentialism.

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