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Vahe Oshagan, Lebanese writer. Recipient Kevork Melidinetzi Literary prize, 1986, Kavoukdjian Literary prize, 1991, Toumanian Literary prize, 1992. Member Society for Armenian Studies, Hamazkaine Armenian Cultural Association, Land and Culture, Armenian Writers Union.

Background

Oshagan, Vahe was born on October 9, 1921 in Plovdive, Bulgaria. Son of Hagop and Araxy (Astradjian) Oshagan.

Education

License és Lettres, The Sorbonne, Paris, 1950. Doctor és Lettres, University Paris, 1967.

Career

Lecturer, American University of Beirut, Lebanon, 1961-1975;lecturer, Beirut U. College, Lebanon, 1971-1974;assistant professor, Haigazian College, Beirut, Lebanon, 1973-1975;instructor, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1976-1984;instructor, University of California, Berkeley, 1989-1991;instructor, Macquarie U., Sydney, Australia, 1992-1995;instructor, U. Nagorao Karabogh, 1996. Writer self-employed. Literary correspondent of Asbarez Daily, Los Angeles.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (poetry, books) Kaghak, 1956, Badouhan, 1963, Karoughi, 1971, Ahazank, 1980, Khoudjab, 1988, Arvartzanner, 1991, Inknoutiune, 1996, Hampouir, 1996. (short stories) Pakhesdagane, 1987, Tagartine Shourtch, 1988, Selected Works, 1994, Serountnee, 1995, (novel) Badvaste, 1997. The English Influence on West Armenian Literature in the 19th Century, 1982.

      Contributor numerous articles, monographs to professional jours. Editor Raft, since 1987. Special editor Armenia Volunteer 13, 1984, Ararat, 1983 Volunteer XXIV, Northern 1.

      Editorial board Armenian Review.

Membership

Member Society for Armenian Studies, Hamazkaine Armenian Cultural Association, Land and Culture, Armenian Writers Union.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, listening to music, hiking.

Connections

Married Arsine Rustigian, August 5, 1978. Children: Hayg, Ara.

father:
Hagop Oshagan

mother:
Araxy (Astradjian) Oshagan

spouse:
Arsine Rustigian

children:
Hayg Oshagan

Ara Oshagan