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Hidri publishers launches two books

Hidri Publishers has inaugurated two books titled “The Role and Development of Literature during the Armed Struggle” as well as “Drama”, 2nd and 3rd edition of the “Revolutionary Activities in Sahel” on 13 October at the Hotel Emba-Soira.

Asmara, 16 October 2017- Hidri Publishers has inaugurated two books titled “The Role and Development of Literature during the Armed Struggle” as well as “Drama”, 2nd and 3rd edition of the “Revolutionary Activities in Sahel” on 13 October at the Hotel Emba-Soira.

At the event in which artists and invited guests were present, Mr. Amanulah Abdulahi made review of the book “The Role and Development of Literature during the Armed Struggle”.

The book that comprises 328 pages was published in the field by the Cultural branch of the EPLF with a view to develop the understanding and development of literature. The book documents short history of literature, colonialism and literature, revolutionary literature, literature in national democratic revolution as well as literature in Eritrea.

Presenting a review on the second book titled “Drama”, which was originally published in 1986, Artist Samuel Mengisteab indicated that the book was written after a thorough review of the four years development of drama and identifies shortcomings and corrective measures that had to be taken.  He also said that although the book was published in 1968 it will still have contribution in the development of drama in the country.

During the inauguration event, Author and Historian Mr. Alemseghed Tesfai and Artist Angesom Issac also presented their memories on the books.

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