Institute of Literature after M. Abeghyan
Institute of Literature after M. Abeghyan
Division of Armenology and Social Sciences
Specialization: History and Theory of Armenian Literature
Founded year: 1943
Director: Candidate of Phil. Sci.
Heriknaz V. Vorskanyan
Address: 15 Grigor Lusavorich Str., Yerevan 0015, Republic of Armenia
Phone number: (+374 10) 563254
Fax: (+374 10) 563254
E-mail: litinst {[ at ]}
Main Fields of Activity

- Ancient and Medieval Armenian Literature
- New Armenian Literature
- Modern Armenian Literature
- Textology
- Theory of Literature
- Foreign Literature and Comparative
- Literature
- Literature of Armenian Diaspora
- The annuals of Hovanes Tumanyan’s life and creative works

Main Results

The following scientific works were published:

- "The History of Armenian Literature of new period" (in 5 volumes)
- "The History of Armenian Novel"
- "The History of Armenian Critical Thought" (in 2 volumes)
- "The Chronology of Armenian New Literature of new period (1801-1875)" (in 3 volumes)
- "Hovanes Tumanyan. Research and Documentary" (in 2 volumes)
- "The Bibliography of Armenian Critics"

The publication of the full scientific (Academic) edition of Creative Works of Armenian Classics such as Kh. Abovyan, M. Nalbandyan, R. Patkanyan, G. Sundukyan, Raffi, H. Paronyan, P. Proshyan, Gh. Aghayan, H. Hovannisyan, Muratsan, P. Duryan, H. Tumanyan, Siamanto, D. Baruzhan, Shirvanzade, M. Abeghyan, E. Charents, A. Bakunts has been finished.