Round table “the Writer in time and time in the writer” PMCF dedicated to Daniel Granin

The library staff name of Daniel Granin has prepared for this meeting, an exhibition “Life without a tie”

ST. PETERSBURG, November 16. /Offset. TASS Oleg Serdobol/. Round table “the Writer in time and time in a writer” devoted to the creative heritage of Daniil Granin (1919-2017), was held on Friday at the VII St. Petersburg international cultural forum (PMCF), where the section “Literature and reading”. The meeting was dedicated to the upcoming 100th anniversary of the birth of St. Petersburg, honorary citizen of the city and took place in space “Books and coffee”, near the Park, who decided to assign the name of the writer.

“Dad was a favorite of fate, the darling of heaven and a favorite time. He was always at the right time in the right place, and his whole creative life confirms this. It successfully and easily avoided all those obstacles, all those problems that existed at that time. In many of his works he addresses the issue of time, its properties, its features and its interactions with human life,” said the father of Marina Chernysheva-Granin, Director of the Foundation for the preservation and promotion of cultural heritage of Daniil Granin.

Such his works as “This strange life”, “Another notable track,” “Flight to Russia”, “the place for the monument” one way or another connected with the theme time. The word “time”, the researchers found, occurs in his writings more often than other writers. At the meeting there were favorite motto Daniil Aleksandrovich: “Never worry about the past, never be afraid of the future and always be happy.” This rule he has followed all his life, while remaining inwardly free man, whose word was always true for millions of his readers.

The library staff name of Daniel Granin has prepared for this meeting, an exhibition “Life without a tie”. According to Marina Chernysheva-Granini, she had never seen his father in a tie. “Even when he was invited to some important party and mom begged him to wear a tie, he wore it, went to the mirror, immediately removed it and lived always without a tie so nothing could limit his freedom,” – said the writer’s daughter.

In the discussion of the creative phenomenon of Daniil Granin together with the literary critics took part representatives of science – mathematics, physics, biologists, for whom it was fundamentally important that the writer with the first of his works have argued the theme of morality in science. Attention was drawn to the fact that many of the works Granik, written during the years of militant atheism, imbued with biblical allusions. This applies, in particular, to such of his works as “Picture”, “Ash”, Claudia Vilor”, “return ticket”.

Archive and memory

As told the correspondent of TASS, the daughter of the writer, Granin life wrote his works by hand, in recent years, he often dictated to his Secretary. Since 1977, the archive of the writer began to emerge in tsgali where his daughter Marina continues to take the manuscript.

During the forum, the Administration of St. Petersburg and the Russian book Union discussed the issue of installing a statue of him-a soldier, an honorable citizen of St. Petersburg Daniil Granin.

By the decree of Russian President Vladimir Putin formed a Commission to perpetuate the memory of the writer. On the house where he lived is a memorial plaque. The city will host a number of events dedicated to the anniversary date.

On the forum

VII Saint-Petersburg international cultural forum will be held from 15 to 17 November and includes business program and the festival part, focused on local residents and tourists. The theme of the forum “Culture as a strategic potential of the country”. Was 13 thousand participants professional and more than 20 thousand participants in public streams. The business flow is divided into 14 sections, and intersectional program.

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