AMERICAN CULTURE AND UNDERSTANDINGS OF BLACKNESS

Posted On Jul 27 2012 by

Around the latter half of the 1960’s, in the academic circles around the world, and especially in the American academy, race and ethnicity came to the forefront as a new and important approach to the study of literature. Theorists belonging to all sorts of ethnic minority groups – Asian, African, Hispanic, etc. – became actively concerned with identity problems and with representing the white majority’s others. They became involved with the way in which the life of ethnic minorities was represented in a society dominated for centuries by white interests and cultural institutions. They were among the first to realize …


NATSUME SŌSEKI’S YUME JŪYA (“TEN NIGHTS OF DREAM”) AND THE ANARCHETYPE – A DIFFERENT APPROACH

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The present study presents a less known Japanese literary text written in 1908 by Natsume Sōseki (1867–1916) and entitled Yume jūya (“Ten Nights of Dream”) from a new perspective, based on the Romanian concept of the anarchetype. The Japanese text was mostly regarded as a literary experiment, and recently it was analyzed as a part of the modern fantastic literature. Still there are many features that make it fit for the anarchetypical approach, as this paper will prove. It starts from a range of questions regarding its form and contents, and it ends with the presentation of the main character, …


(English) ASPECTS OF COLLECTIVE MENTALITY IN BLACK ON WHITE¸ BY C. NEGRUZZI

Posted On Oct 17 2011 by

Din păcate acest articol este disponibil doar în Engleză Americană.


CONSTRUIREA IDENTITĂŢII ÎN VIZIUNEA LUI AL. DIMA

Posted On Oct 17 2011 by

Personalitate cu vaste interese culturale, cu un bagaj imens de informaţii din domenii cum ar fi: literatura, filosofia, estetica, literatura comparată, Alexandru Dima a fost mereu preocupat de „fenomenul românesc”, văzut atât în ansamblul său, precum şi în identitatea sa specifică. Acest om de cultură a arătat preocupări pentru identitatea spirituală, artistică şi literară, pentru o societate care, după primul război mondial, a încercat să-şi reconstruiască o cale nouă. Societatea viitoare a fost văzută de el ca aparţinând „societăţii de mâine”, care este doar generaţia tânără, educată, cu grijă pentru estetică, filozofie, literatură şi gândire, încercând să construiască viitorul şi …