How have the world great writers thought and which of their works have made them famous in the entire world, especially since the 1920s when serious changes occurred in the history of world literature?
The program "Selected Literary Works" not only presents the literary heritage and lives of foreign writers, but also tries to reveal the spirit and merits of their famous works.
The broadcast is dedicated to Japanese classic, Nobel Prize winner Yasunari Kawabata who is called the most Japanese prose writer by literary critics. His novels "Thousand Cranes," "Snow Country," "The Sound of the Mountain" as well as the short story "The Dancing Girl of Izu" made him famous worldwide. Kawabata valued in his works the national customs of his people, especially the tea ritual and the veneration of sakura blossoms and of the sunrise over Mount Fuji, maintaining simplicity and sincerity of the style.