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Kenzaburô Oe

Kenzaburô Oe was born on January 31, 1935 in Oose, Japan. He is a writer, known for Upland, A False Student (1960) and Warera no jidai (1959). See full bio »

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Upland Writer
Shiiku Writer


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 2011 Gibier d'élevage (novel "Shiiku")
 1995 Shizukana seikatsu (novel)
 1991 Quem Faz Correr Quim (Short) (novel)
 1961 Shiiku (novel)
 1960 A False Student (novel)
 1959 Warera no jidai (story)
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 1971 NET Opera Theater (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Orpheus: Then and Now (1971) ... ("Orpheus in Hiroshima")
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 2012 La grande librairie (TV Series)
- Episode #4.23 (2012) ... Himself (as Kenzaburô Ôé)
 2005 Nachtstudio (TV Series)
 2004 Alexandria (TV Series)
- Episode dated 14 April 2004 (2004) ... Himself
 1999 Conversations with History (TV Series)
- Episode dated 16 April 1999 (1999) ... Himself
 1998 The Art of Influence (TV Movie documentary)
 1966 Doyô danwashitsu (TV Series)
- Dôbutsuzuki (1966) ... Himself
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 2009 Kyôiku terebi no gyakushû: Yomigaeru kyoshô no kotoba (TV Movie)
Himself (as Kenzaburô Ôe)
 2003 The Battle for 'I Am Curious-Yellow' (Video documentary short)

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Alternate Names:

Kenzaburô Ôe | Kenzaburô Ôé

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His wife is a younger sister of late Itami, Juzo. Oe and Itami had studied in the same high school in Matsuyama, and long been friends till Itami's death. See more »

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