(Română) LA VIE PRIVÉE DE MICHEL TOURNIER À TRAVERS SES ROMANS

Posted On Jul 18 2014 by

Michel Tournier is a well-known novelist and he is famous for his originality and his depth in his romantic creation. From his first novel, Friday or the Limbs of the Pacific up to his last one Eléazar or the Source and the Bush, he presents a very interesting adventure both inFrance and all over the world. He was a person (maybe the only one) who knew how to transform an unexpected failure in the aggregation of philosophy into a literary success. The romantic work of Tournier amounts in three dimensions which have direct relation with his own life. The first …


(Română) TRACES AUTOFICTIONNELLES DANS L’ŒUVRE DE JONAS HASSEN KHEMIRI

Posted On Jul 18 2014 by

Jonas Hassen Khemiri is a Swedish author whose work is currently receiving more and more attention and appreciation. In his second novel, Montecore. The Silence of the Tiger (2011, the Swedish original was published in 2006), the author engages in a play of masks by means of a fictitious e-mail correspondence between an alter ego (sharing his name with the author) and someone pretending to be a close friend of his father’s, in the end seeming to represent the father himself. The text retraces the father’s life, the two correspondents both claiming the right of interpretation of this existence. While …


AUTOBIOGRAPHIES OF INTERCULTURAL ENCOUNTERS, OR HOW TO DEAL WITH INTERCULTURAL INTERACTIONS. IMPLICATIONS FOR TEACHING INTERCULTURAL COMMUNICATIVE COMPETENCE

Posted On Oct 18 2011 by

The paper brings into focus problems such as identity, culture, cultural diversity, and intercultural interaction as reflected through the presentation of Autobiography of Intercultural Encounters, in order to enhance the necessity of establishing one major objective in nowadays teaching: developing intercultural communicative competence. The paper draws on Michael Byram`s Model of Intercultural Communicative Competence. Theoretical presentation is followed by the analysis of Autobiography of Intercultural Encounters, in order to establish a set of implications for the teaching process, with respect to cognitive, affective and action outcomes.