“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

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“Un Cioran méconnu” (Mara Magda Maftei)

Romanica Olomucensia 29/1 (2017): 87-105, doi: 10.5507/ro.2017.007 Abstract: It is said that youth marks us for ever, that the past is never forgotten. What about when it comes to a controversial writer with a double culture, French-Romanian, and born in a turbulent historical context? This paper emphasizes some original matters concerning the writer Emil Cioran.… Continue lendo “Un Cioran méconnu” (Mara Magda Maftei)

“Tears and Saints versus The Evil Demiurge” (Mara Magda Maftei-Bourbonnais)

MULTICULTURAL REPRESENTATIONS. Literature and Discourse as Forms of Dialogue. Arhipelag XXI Press, Tîrgu Mureș, 2016. [PDF] Abstract: Even if it is difficult to judge whether Cioran was an atheist in everyday life or not (i.e. quite an uninteresting issue after all), researchers cannot ignore the relationship Cioran had with God in his written discourse. This… Continue lendo “Tears and Saints versus The Evil Demiurge” (Mara Magda Maftei-Bourbonnais)

“Un Cioran inédit. Pourquoi intrigue-t-il ?” (Mara Magda Maftei)

Fabula.Org Fauves éditions, 2016, 318 p. EAN 9791030200331. 25,00 EUR Présentation de l'éditeur : On dit que la jeunesse nous marque pour toujours, que le passé ne s’oublie jamais. Qu’en est-il lorsqu’il s’agit d’un écrivain controversé, avec une double culture, franco-roumaine, et surtout né dans un contexte historique agité ? S’appuyant sur des textes roumains non publiés en… Continue lendo “Un Cioran inédit. Pourquoi intrigue-t-il ?” (Mara Magda Maftei)

“The Exile Literature – A New Perspective: Hoffman, Celan, Cioran” (Mara Magda Maftei)

The Guardian, April 28, 2001 This paper does not mean to cover all the positive and negative aspects of the exile literature, a particular kind of literature; it is not a bird’s eye view of this kind of literature, globally speaking. It insists on the way the exiled is accepting the new language, internalizing it, transposing… Continue lendo “The Exile Literature – A New Perspective: Hoffman, Celan, Cioran” (Mara Magda Maftei)