Literature and Politics Panel

A discussion was held on the relationship between literature and politics with authors Edwidge Danticat, Dave Eggers, Cynthia Ozick, and Orhan Pamuk.… read more

A discussion was held on the relationship between literature and politics with authors Edwidge Danticat, Dave Eggers, Cynthia Ozick, and Orhan Pamuk. The authors explained an author’s role when writing about politics or capturing the political atmosphere in his or her writings.

Dave Eggers is the author of Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, You Shall Know Our Velocity and is the editor of McSweeney’s. Edwidge Danticat is a native of Haiti who moved to the United States at age twelve. She is the author of The Framing of Bones and Krik? Krak! among others. Orhan Pamuk is the author numerous books written while in his native Turkey as well as The New Life and Snow. Cynthia Ozick writes mainly about Jewish life in such books as The Shawl, The Messiah of Stockholm and Levitation: Five Fictions. Her newest book is Heir to the Glimmering World. close

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Program ID:
183723-3
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Oct 17, 2004 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Oct 22, 2006 | 2:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Oct 17, 2004 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 24, 2004 | 9:31pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 21, 2006 | 9:16am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 21, 2006 | 5:46pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 21, 2006 | 11:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 22, 2006 | 2:47pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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