Monday, December 08, 2008

The Forest of Paradoxes

... literature has become a way for the men and women in our time to express their identity, to claim their right to speak, and to be heard in all their diversity. Without their voices, their call, we would live in a world of silence. ...
Jean-Marie Gustave Le Cl├ęzio winner of this year's Nobel Prize for Literature gives his lecture, speaking of his own influences and the global importance of literature in translation.

[Found via the Literary Saloon]

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