Kikuchi Kan Prize

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The Kikuchi Kan Prize (菊池寛賞 Kikuchi Kan Shō?) honors achievement in all aspects of Japanese culture. It was named in honor of Kikuchi Kan.[1]

The Prize is presented annually by Bungei Shunju literary magazine and the Society for the Advancement of Japanese Culture.[2]

Select list of prizewinners[edit]

The list of prizewinners includes a range of individual and institutional honorees.[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Bungei Shunju, Kikuchi Kan Prize
  2. ^ a b "Professor Gets Prize; Keene of Columbia Cited for Work in Japanese Letters," New York Times. March 5, 1962.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t Bungei Shunju, Award winners
  4. ^ Litteraire japonaise,[ Informations biographiques, Matsumoto Seicho]
  5. ^ SKIP City International D-Cinema Festival, 2008, bio notes, Yoji Yamada
  6. ^ Grand Street Issue 71. contributors, Akira Yoshimura
  7. ^ "Hata Masanori". Japan: An Illustrated Encyclopedia 1. Tokyo: Kodansha. 1993. p. 508. ISBN 4-06-931098-3. 
  8. ^ University of Hawaii, honorary degree, Edward Seidensticker
  9. ^ "In Memoriam: Edwin McClellan, Noted for Translations of Japanese Literature," Yale Office of Public Affairs. May 19, 2009
  10. ^ Lincoln Center Festival 2010 (NY), Hisashi Inoue bio notes
  11. ^ "菊池寛賞、なでしこ・沢主将らに" [Kikuchi Kan Prize to Nadeshiko Sawa and others]. The Asahi Shimbun Digital (in Japanese). Japan: The Asahi Shimbun Company. 19 October 2011. Retrieved 4 October 2012. 

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