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Geocriticism: for an interpretation of the Romanian novel about the Revolution of 1989

Published Online: 18 Apr 2020
Volume & Issue: Volume 20 (2019) - Issue 2 (December 2019)
Page range: 28 - 35
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Journal
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2601-7776
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2 times per year
Languages
English
Abstract

The main aim of this paper is to present a recent approach to literary text- the geocritical method- both from a descriptive and a polemic point of view, and, at the same time, to determine the applicability of this method and the concepts issued by Betrand Westphal on the Romanian novel describing Bucharest during the Revolution of 1989. Following the routes presented in the novels of two contemporary authors, Mircea Cărtărescu and Bogdan Suceava, I will try to propose a new method of topos analysis in the novel, which could re-evaluate the representation of the spaces caught at the boundary between reality and fiction (in the future).

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