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.
The name of the French poet, novelist, journalist and political activist Louis Aragon is well-known in the Armenian reality, because his attitude to the centuries-old Armenian literature is obvious. In 1955, he wrote an extensive article titled "The Millennial Procession of Armenia" where he especially valued Avetik Isahakyan and Yeghishe Charents, comparing them with major poets of the 20th century Éluard, Apollinaire, Rilke, Lorca, Yesenin, and Mayakovsky. On the occasion of the death of Avetik Isahakyan in 1957, Aragon wrote the article "In Memory of Avetik Isahakyan." In the article "Who Remembers the Armenian Genocide," he called the events of 1915 "the first genocidal crime against a living people."