Anšlavs Eglītis' plays written in America and their fates
Viktors Hausmanis, academician, long-time researcher and former director of the Institute of Literature, Folklore and Art at the University of Latvia, celebrated his 90th birthday on 6 December. On 16 December, the latest book of V. Hausmanis "Anšlavs Eglītis' Plays Written in America and Their Fates" was opened at the jubilee celebration.
The book expands the knowledge about the history of Anšlavs Eglītis' plays in exile, their stage life in America and Australia, gives an insight into the unexplored archival material, which, thanks to the director Kārlis Gulbergs, has come from Australia into the hands of the author of the book. The book reveals the creative connection of directors Osvalds Uršteins, Laimoņš Siliņš and Kārlis Gulbergs with the multifaceted Anšalvs Eglītis.
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