Literary production of Azerbaijan decrease
BAKU-ISTANBUL - Anatolia News Agency
After Azerbaijan’s independence literary production decreased, said RızayevAnar. AA photoAfter Azerbaijan’s independence literary production decreased and the production of literary novels is on the verge of stopping, according to the president of the Azerbaijani writers’ community.
Speaking to Anatolia news agency, Rızayev Anar, president of the Azerbaijani writer’s community said: “During the Soviet Union era, there was lots of book production in Azerbaijan. However, currently we are in the verge of stopping.”
During the Soviet Union era, books were selling 50,000 copies , Anar said. “Maybe dependency or being dependent on something drives our force of creation. While Azerbaijanis were struggling for independence lots of poems and novels were published, because they got the power of creation.”
Currently, artistic production almost stopped in Azerbaijan, Anar said. There are eight television channels and the Internet, and that’s why no one intends to write, he added. The Azerbaijani Turkish language still keeps its original style and characteristics, Anar said. “There are many foreign words in the current Turkish language.