TEDTalks Elif Shafak - The Politics of Fiction /

Listening to stories widens the imagination; telling them lets us leap over cultural walls, embrace different experiences, feel what others feel. Elif Shafak builds on this simple idea to argue that fiction can overcome identity politics.

Corporate Author: Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm), Films Media Group., TED Conferences LLC.
Language: English
Published: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], c2010.
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Summary: Listening to stories widens the imagination; telling them lets us leap over cultural walls, embrace different experiences, feel what others feel. Elif Shafak builds on this simple idea to argue that fiction can overcome identity politics.
Item Description: Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on October 07, 2012.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
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