In his lecture, the storyteller Muhammad Baqi Muhammad addressed "The Syrian Short Story... Reality and Prospects", which was established by the branch of the Arab Writers Union in Al-Hasakah in cooperation with the Safsaf Al-Khabour Cultural Association, to the concept of the short story and the difference between it and other literary genres, and the stages of establishment and development of the story movement in Syria in general, and in Al-Hasakah Governorate in particular.
In his lecture, the storyteller Baqi Muhammad gave a presentation on the concept of the short story and the difference between it and the story, novel or tale, citing the opinions of contemporary critics who saw that Baghdad gave the literary movement poetry, Damascus gave it the story, and Cairo gave it the novel.
The storyteller Baqi Muhammad also reviewed the beginnings of the emergence of the short story in Syria at the beginning of the twentieth century, and talked about its founders and the generation of pioneers such as Abdul Salam Al-Ajili to the third generation, on whose hand the story was taken donated in the use of contemporary technologies and the development of writing methods, which has become a prominent presence on the local and Arab scene, and its pioneers include Walid Maamari, Hassan Hamid and others.
The storyteller Baqi Muhammad also stood on the reality of the story movement in the province of Al-Hasakah and its most famous flags and the most prominent writers in its various stages and trends in their writings, pointing out that the short story writers in Syria have achieved a remarkable literary presence at the local and Arab levels, and this literary genre is still one of the races that were able to leave its beautiful impact on the reader and critic throughout the years of crisis and the war on terrorism.
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