FIRST VOLUME OF THE TWO-BOOK SERIES–’ARMENIAN LIFE AND LITERATURE’ PUBLISHED
The first completed volume of a new secondary school textbook series by Harutioun Kurkjian concentrates on modern Armenian literature from the 1850s to the end of the 20th Century. The book is designed for 10th graders and provides a general overview of older works–concentrating more on easy-to-read authors and works.
The second volume will be designed for 11th and 12th graders and will provide a more thorough review of the works.
The first volume provides only a general review of selected works. Aside from general topics–the textbook includes sections on methodology–theory of literature and comparison and contrast of Armenian and foreign literature; it also includes Armenian/English and Armenian/French terminology.