Tigran Amiryan

Invited Researcher of the Atlas Programme
Stay in France: from September 2th to November 30th, 2019

Tigran Amiryan is a professor at the Russian-Armenian University in Yerevan. He works on Armenian and Francophone autofiction. He is particularly interested in the interactions between literature and photography in autobiographical and autobiographical works. His research focuses on Hervé Guibert, Roland Barthes, W. G. Sebald, Pierre Guyotat. In addition to his comparative research on the novel plot and detective novel in Russian, American and French literature, he has recently published several articles on Julia Kristeva's novels.

The project 

Title: Autofiction as Postcolonial Writing: the Experience of Post-Soviet Armenian Literature.

Keywords: autofiction, autobiographical novel, visual autofiction, memory studies, detective novel, Armenian literature, French literature

Selected publications

Books

  • Firdus: The Memory of a Place — collective monograph ed. by Tigran Amiryan, Sona Kalantaryan. CSN lab, Yerevan, 2019. - 210 p. (in armenian, in english)
  • Amiryan, Tigran. Kukia Alphabet. GeoAir, Tbilisi, 2017 – 42p. (in georgian, in english)
  • Michel Foucault & Literature: Collection of Academic Papers [Michel Foucault et la littérature]. Ed. by N.T. Pakhsaryan, T.N. Amiryan, V.I. Demin. St. Petersburg: Aletheia, 2015. – 144 p. (in russian)
  • Amiryan, Tigran. On a écrit le complot. Le roman conspiration de Dan Brown à Julia Kristeva. Moscou, Falanster, 2013. - 352p.(in russian)
  • Amiryan T.N. Memory Square. An Essay on the Memory of Place – Eurasian Cultural Alliance, Almaty, 2018 – 62p. (in russian, trad. in english and in kazakh)

Articles

  • Sergueï Paradjanov : entre l’autovisualisation et l’autonarration. Textimage - Revue d’étude du dialogue texte-image [On line], Varia VI, 2018, URL : http://revue-textimage.com/16_varia_6/amiryan1.html (in french)
  • Un roman grphique de David B. : le visualization de l’histoire et la fictionnalisation de la biographie. Moscou, 2016, p. 285-293. (in russian)
  • Amiryan, Tigran. L’écriture autofictionnelle et le roman Austerlitz de V.G. Sebald. Kiev, 2016, p. 18-27. (in russian)
  • Amiryan, Tigran. Julia Kristeva: L’auteur du roman-réplique, Inknagir - Revue electronique de la literature. [En ligne], 2016, URL : https://inknagir.org/?p=6461 (in armenian)
  • Amiryan, Tigran. L’écriture autofictionelle d’Amélie Nothomb. Dnipropetrovsk, 2014, p. 69-74. (in russian)
  • Amiryan, Tigran. La “peau-souffrance” dans le roman d’Hovhannes Tekgyozyan. Moscou, 2014, p. 20-27.
  • Amiryan, Tigran.  L’expérience et l’écriture de Pierre Guyotat. Moscou, 2012, p. 384-391. (in russian)