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US-born scholar of Japanese literature Donald Keene dies at 96

02 February, 2019 8:37 am 8:37 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – A noted U.S.-born scholar of Japanese literature who received the country’s highest cultural award, Donald Keene, has died of heart failure in Tokyo, domestic media said on Sunday. He was 96. Keene was known for introducing Japan’s culture in the United States and around the world through his scholarship and translations of … Read More