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.
A convergence of art and reality is remarkable in the Swedish literature of the 1920s. The influence of Henri Barbusse's literary magazine "Clarté" was of great importance, and modernist moods appeared in literature...
Cinematography and literature – they are as close to each other, as are far apart. They tell about space and time, light and color in all details, but also often change their languages, creating a mysterious and new world...
Among the Cuban prose writers of the first half of the 20th century were Carlos Loveira, Alfonso Hernández-Catá, and Alejo Carpentier. Poetry collections and series were characterized by the desire of freedom and by the influence of folk art. At the end of the 20s, Nicolás Guillén was famous. His poetry volume "Motives de son" is full of rhythms of folk songs and dances.
French writer, journalist and revolutionary Henri Barbusse received literary fame thanks to his novel "Fire," which is dedicated to the revolutionization of mass consciousness...
Antonio Machado is a representative of the Generation of '98. The birth of his first collection of poems, "Loneliness," coincided with the publication of the collection "Sad Мelodies" by outstanding Spanish poet Juan Ramón Jiménez. The poetic world of Machado is quite peculiar. Along with deep personal experiences and doubts, he presents numerous questions that reflect his fears about the present and the future. Also the nature of his homeland and melodic forms of expression are found in his poetry.
Modern Armenian literature is very multi-colored. Literary works of various qualities are written, and readers must be very talented to make a choice. What makes modern literature to stand out? How is it possible to reach readers' hearts?
Nowadays many books are published that are sold and given as presents. But very few of them are read. What is the secret? Writer, cultural journalist and literary critic Karine Rafayelyan answers this and other similar questions.
What is literature for today’s youth, what do they read today? We’re talking on this topic with Hasmik Yeritsyan, Master's student at the Russian-Armenian University, Andrey Voznesensky scholarship owner.