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History, Novel, Historical Novel; The Contemporary Historical Novel in Armenia
ANN ARBOR, MICH., March 25, 2011
On March 14, 2011, Dr. Vahram Danielyan presented a public lecture entitled, “History, Novel, Historical Novel; The Contemporary Historical Novel in Armenia” at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, under the auspices of the Armenian Studies Program of the University.
In his lecture Danielyan argued that the historical novel, in addition to telling the main story, offered the opportunity for writers to comment on or critique the historical period of the novel or of the political, social, economic reality of the writers’ own times transposed to the period covered by the novel.