‘Solzhenitsyn and Immigration Literature” meeting due in Tehran
Publish Date : Thursday 6 December 2018 - 21:13
IBNA- On the occasion of the 100th birthday anniversary of Alexander Solzhenitsyn, Tehran Book City Center will hold a meeting ‘Solzhenitsyn and Immigration Literature” on Tuesday, December 11.
According to IBNA
was a dissident Russian novelist, historian, and short story writer. He was an outspoken critic of the former regime of the Soviet Union and communism and helped to raise global awareness of its Gulag forced labor camp system.
He spent many years in prison and wrote books, ‘One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich
’ (1962) and The Gulag Archipelago
(1973). He was eventually banished from the Soviet Union in 1974, but returned to Russia in 1994 after the state's dissolution.
Solzhenitsyn was awarded the 1970 Nobel Prize in Literature
for what was called “the ethical force with which he has pursued the indispensable traditions of Russian literature.”
The meeting, ‘Solzhenitsyn and Immigration Literature” will be attended by Iranian experts Zahra Mohammadi, Abtin Golkar, Shahram Hematzadeh and Seyyed Hossein Taba