Course Code: TI221 • Study year: II • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Applied Modern Languages • Field of study: Translation and interpretation
Type of course: Compulsory
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Maria Georgeta Orian
Seminar tutor: Maria Georgeta Orian
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class / Seminary
Number of teaching hours per semester: 28
Number of teaching hours per week: 2
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 2

Course aims:

Knowing, understanding and a correct using of fundamental ideas concerning concepts specific to the History of the Romanian Literature and Civilisation in Interwar Period
Integration in a coherent structure of main theorizations and value landmarks recognised in the History of the Romanian Literature and Civilisation as well as in connected domains.

Course Entry Requirements:

History of the Romanian Literature and Civilisation (from the Beginnings to 1870) History of the Romanian Literature and Civilisation (1870-1890) History of the Romanian Literature and Civilisation (1890-1920)

Course contents:

General framework of the epoch. The great interwar novelists: Liviu Rebreanu (1885-1944); Camil Petrescu (1894-1957); Hortensia Papadat-Bengescu (1876-1955); Anton Holban (1902-1937); G. Călinescu (1899-1965). ”Unclassifying” work of Mateiu I. Caragiale (1885-1936). Interwar creation of M. Sadoveanu (1880-1961). Mircea Eliade’s (1907-1986) literary activity in the interwar period. The great interwar poets: Tudor Arghezi (1880-1967); Lucian Blaga (1895-1961); Ion Barbu (1895-1961). Other representatives of the interwar prose, poetry and playwriting: Gib I. Mihăescu, Ionel Teodoreanu, Max Blecher, Al. Philippide, Ion Pillat, Aron Cotruş, Mihail Sebastian, Tudor Muşatescu. Final considerations: fundamental aspects of contemporary Romanian literature during 1920-1944; prose development.

Teaching methods:

Power Point LectureProblem raising and Learning by discoveryConversation and text commentary; exemplification.

Learning outcomes:

Interpretation and critical evaluation of the History of the Romanian Literature and Civilisation in Interwar Period in different contexts Presenting a professional viewpoint on the literary phenomenon starting from the positions expressed in the specialised critical bibliography.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Conversation; Free exposition; Applications, essay writing, portfolio, project – 50%Written paper, quiz, test - 50%

Recommended reading:

Lucian Blaga, Complete Poetical Works of Lucian Blaga, Center for Romanian Studies,, -.
Editor(s): Mircea Martin, Christian Moraru, Andrei Terian, Romanian Literature as World Literature, Bloomsbury Academic,, -.
Nicolae MANOLESCU, Istoria critică a literaturii române, Paralela 45, Piteşti, 2008, -.
Ion POP, Dicţionar analitic de opere literare româneşti, E.D.P., Cluj-Napoca, 2003, -.
Ion Bogdan Lefter, Carmen Matei Mușat, The Romanian Novel, Romanian Cultural Foundation, Bucureşti, 1997, -.