Elif Shafak:
Elif Shafak : La politique de la fiction

TEDGlobal 2010 · 19:45 · Filmed Jul 2010
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Écouter des histoires élargit l'imagination : les raconter nous permet de sauter par-dessus les murs culturels, de vivre des expériences différentes, de ressentir ce que d'autres ressentent. Elif Shafak part de cette idée simple pour argumenter le fait que la fiction peut vaincre la politique identitaire.

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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