Definition of Kawabata, Yasunari in English:

Kawabata, Yasunari

proper noun

  • (1899–1972), Japanese novelist. At first an experimental writer, he reverted to traditional Japanese novel forms during the 1930s. Notable works: The Izu Dancer (1925) and The Sound of the Mountain (1949–54). Nobel Prize for Literature (1968).

Pronunciation

Kawabata, Yasunari

/ˌkäwəˈbätə/