” Literature led me to freedom, not the other way round. “


” For a writer, personal freedom is not so important. It is not individual freedom that guarantees the greatness of literature, otherwise, writers in democratic countries would be superior to all others. Some of the greatest writers wrote under dictatorship – Shakespeare, Cervantes. “


” The great universal literature has always had a tragic relation with freedom. The Greeks renounced absolute freedom and imposed order on chaotic mythology, like a tyrant. “


” If you are a serious writer or just a normal one, in one way or another, you are writing in the service of freedom. All writers know, understand, or dream that their work will be in the service of freedom. “



All 4 Ismail Kadare Quotes about Freedom in picture


Literature led me to freedom, not the other way round.
For a writer, personal freedom is not so important. It is not individual freedom that guarantees the greatness of literature, otherwise, writers in democratic countries would be superior to all others. Some of the greatest writers wrote under dictatorship - Shakespeare, Cervantes.


The great universal literature has always had a tragic relation with freedom. The Greeks renounced absolute freedom and imposed order on chaotic mythology, like a tyrant.
If you are a serious writer or just a normal one, in one way or another, you are writing in the service of freedom. All writers know, understand, or dream that their work will be in the service of freedom.
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