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Romanian Film Festival 2018

Literature, and the transcultural forum in Europe

Saturday 15 June 2013

Special Conference: Literature, and the transcultural forum in Europe

11.30 am, Habitus Cultural Centre, Sibiu
within SIBIU INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL

Literature, and the transcultural forum in Europe
Popular genres have always been an effective strategy in describing and disseminating arguments, conflicts and issues in any given society. Crime fiction is associated with the exploration of the rise of industrialised infrastructures, and the genre described the perils and mysteries of the newly invented urban life. Similarly, the science fiction genre debated the effects of space exploration, nuclear energy and computer science, as they happened. In a sense, the literature of these periods and events became methods of communication, unlike anything which had gone before.

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