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Literature

CHO Dong-il
Academic Prize 2011
CHO Dong-il
Korea / Scholar of literature (Emeritus Professor, Seoul National University)

A leading scholar of Korean literature, whose major work, the six-volume Hanguk munhak tongsa (A C...See more »

MO Yan
Grand Prize 2006
MO Yan
China / Writer

Mr. Mo Yan is one of the leading figures in contemporary Chinese literature. His works depict the ...See more »

Douangdeuane BOUNYAVONG
Arts and Culture Prize 2005
Douangdeuane BOUNYAVONG
Laos / Textile Researcher

Ms. Douangdeuane Bounyavong is a researcher of Lao textiles who is keeping alive the flame of trad...See more »

Pramoedya Ananta TOER
Grand Prize 2000
Pramoedya Ananta TOER
Indonesia / Writer

As one of Asia's leading writer, Mr. Pramoedya has persistently questioned the issue of nation...See more »

Donald KEENE
Arts and Culture Prize 1991
Donald KEENE
U.S.A. / Scholar of Japanese Literature & Culture

Dr. Donald Keene is an international authority of Japanese Literature. Beside his great work, &quo...See more »

BA Jin
Special Commemorative Prize 1990
BA Jin
China / Writer

He is one of the greatest writers of modern and contemporary Chinese literature. His major works, ...See more »

Kukrit PRAMOJ
Special Commemorative Prize 1990
Kukrit PRAMOJ
Thailand / Writer, Statesman

He is one of the greatest intellectuals in Thailand. He has been engaged in a wide range of activi...See more »