Interview with Contemporary Armenian Writer and Translator Diana Hambardzumyan

Beatrice Tottossy


A conversation with Diana Hambardzumyan, a contemporary Armenian writer, translator and lecturer in English Literature at the University of Yerevan, foregrounds a series of significant features of contemporary Armenian literature and the country’s key social and cultural issues. She interconnects current events with the literary memory, highlighting and confirming the Armenian writers’ need to maintain their traditional role as representatives of the cultural will of their people.


Armenian literature; Diana Hambardzumyan; literary perspectives; writer’s role

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