Peter Balakian

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Peter Balakian, nate le 13 de junio 1951 in Teaneck, New Jersey, SUA, es un scriptor, poeta e historico armenie-statounitese.

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Peter Balakian ha nate in 1951 in un familia de origine armenie. Ille ha un doctorato in civilisation statounitese e occupa un professorato de Scientias Human al Universitate Colgate.

Un parte importante de su opera tracta del genocidio ottoman contra le armenios de 1915. Assi es que in 1997, Balakian ha publicate Black Dog of Fate (Can Nigre de Fato)[1], le conto del evelia de su identitate armenie sequente un inquesta familial[2].

In 2003 ille ha publicate. The Burning Tigris (Le Tigris Ardente)[3], un studio super le reactiones del communitate international et notamente del opinion public statounitese al genocidio armenie. Iste libro ha ganiate in 2005 le premio Raphael Lemkin. In 2016]] Balakian ha recipite le Premio Pulitzer pro poesia pro su libro de poemas Ozone Journal[4]

Su granoncle era le archiepiscopo Krikor Balakian.

Nota
  1. Peter Balakian, Black Dog of Fate : An American Son Uncovers his Armenian Past, New York, Basic Books, 1997
  2. The previous Holocaust. Black Dog of Fate. A Memoir. », Lore Dickstein, The New York Times, 22 juin 1997.
  3. Peter Balakian, The Burning Tigris. The Armenian Genocide and America's Response, New York, Harper Collins, 2003
  4. Who Is Peter Balakian? The Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet Has A Long History Of Merging Great Writing With Social Justice