“Ideological Mistakes of Louis Ferdinand Céline and Emil Cioran” – Mara Magda MAFTEI

Journal of Romanian Literary Studies, no. 5/2014 Abstract: 2011 was a year of reference for both Emil Cioran and Louis Ferdinand Céline. We celebrated the centenary of the Romanian philosopher who chose to exile himself in Paris and also the 50-year anniversary of Céline’s death. In fact, we witnessed controversial issues in France linked to… Continue lendo “Ideological Mistakes of Louis Ferdinand Céline and Emil Cioran” – Mara Magda MAFTEI

“Cioran, ou l’impuissance d’ètre plus qu’un roumain” (Mircea A. Diaconu)

Journal of Romanian Literary Studies, no. 2, Arhipelag XXI Press, Tîrgu-Mureş, 2012, p. 40-49. Abstract: The present study questions the hypothesis according to which Cioran’s choice to abandon his youth Legionary beliefs is due to his refusal to write in Romanian and to the embracement of French language as the language of reason. Our theory is justified… Continue lendo “Cioran, ou l’impuissance d’ètre plus qu’un roumain” (Mircea A. Diaconu)

“Cioran – Breaking off Identity. A New Beginning” – Cornel MORARU

Journal of Romanian Literary Studies, 1, Arhipelag XXI Press, Tîrgu-Mureş, 2011, p. 17-24. Abstract: The paper attempts to focus on a deep modification in Cioran’s thinking that is simultaneous with his decision of writing only in French. In this moment of linguistic conversion a genuine “identity rupture”, also marked by a slight change of his name:… Continue lendo “Cioran – Breaking off Identity. A New Beginning” – Cornel MORARU