Hagop Oshagan (1883-1948 AD)
The extensive literary output of Hagop Oshagan comprises short stories, novels, plays, and literary criticism. Some of his more important works include "The Humble Ones," a collection of short stories; "The Pot with a Hole," a novel; and "The Remnants," an extended novel that depicts the life of Armenians in Western Armenia from 1896 to 1915. In his six volume "Panorama of Western Armenian Literature," Oshagan discusses and analyzes the works of Western Armenian writers. His literary criticism generated much response. Oshagan wrote approximately 100 volumes, half of which are not yet published. His was a phenomenal critical mind, unique in Armenian letters.