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Codul lui Eminescu : Titan, demon si geniu in opera poetica a lui M. Eminescu

Nicolau, Felix LU (2010)
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Titan, Demon and Genius in the Poetical Work of Mihai Eminescu is a book that furthers on the interpretation of the most representative Eminescu’s poems and also of his lyrical theatre. Besides, a special chapter is dedicated to the cultural context of the second half of the 19th century and another one records the literary works inspired by Eminescu’s works and personality throughout the 20th century.

The research is realized with comparative methods, strategy that involved tackling and solving numerous translation problems when parallels were drawn to American and English romanticist works.
Structurally, the book is founded on a three-level approach. The main intention was to highlight the evolution of triad: the demon’s... (More)
Titan, Demon and Genius in the Poetical Work of Mihai Eminescu is a book that furthers on the interpretation of the most representative Eminescu’s poems and also of his lyrical theatre. Besides, a special chapter is dedicated to the cultural context of the second half of the 19th century and another one records the literary works inspired by Eminescu’s works and personality throughout the 20th century.

The research is realized with comparative methods, strategy that involved tackling and solving numerous translation problems when parallels were drawn to American and English romanticist works.
Structurally, the book is founded on a three-level approach. The main intention was to highlight the evolution of triad: the demon’s fury and revolt, mostly set among narcissistic coordinates, are re-valued with the titanic character in the fight for public welfare and for spiritual evolution of the human species. Contrary to those opinions that apprehended genius as a defeated, exhausted titan, I tried to demonstrate that this stage represents the climax in the intellectual ascension of Eminescu’s triadic character. The genius’s involvement is obvious in The Dramatic Dodecameron, where Eminescu shapes the matrix of a national mythology founded on Dacian and Muşatinic bases.
The literary analyses are constantly supported by concepts and philosophical theories that intersected the writer’s encyclopaedic preoccupations. Of crucial importance was the relief given to Eminescu’s gnoseological connections with alchemy, theology, and with the diverse gnoses. All these influences and personal developments offer universal radiation to a creativity that moved from the exotic romanticism to the hyper-stylized baroque, and up to the ascetic and perfectly balanced classicism.

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Romanticism, gnosticism, Mythology, Comparativism, Theology, Baroque
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432 pages
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Victor Publishing House
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978-973-1815-26-8
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Romanian
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  title        = {Codul lui Eminescu : Titan, demon si geniu in opera poetica a lui M. Eminescu},
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