Literary Scandals in the People’s Republic of Bulgaria

Institute for Studies of the Recent Past and the Red House – Centre for Debate and Culture present:

LITERARY SCANDALS IN NRB

13 November at 6:00 p.m. at the Red Hall

We would discuss the latest book of Plamen Doynov „Literature of Case Studies. Instances from the Literary Field of the People’s Republic“.

The book tells the story of varying incidents in the literary field of communist Bulgaria which provoked different reactions among the critics and the ideological authorities varying from effective censorship and secret police sanctions, circulating anecdotes and gossips to open and/or hidden intervention of the communist leader himself.