Elif Shafak: Die Politik der Fiktion

TEDGlobal 2010 · 19:45 · Filmed Jul 2010
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Geschichten zuzuhören erhöht die Vorstellungskraft; sie zu erzählen hilft uns, kulturelle Mauern zu überwinden, unterschiedliche Erfahrungen anzunehmen, zu fühlen, was andere fühlen. Elif Shafak begründet mit dieser simplen Idee ihren Standpunkt, dass mit Fiktion die Identitätspolitik überwunden werden kann.

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Elif Shafak explicitly defies definition — her writing blends East and West, feminism and tradition, the local and the global, Sufism and rationalism, creating one of today's most unique voices in literature. Full bio



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