The traditions of invention [electronic resource] : Romanian ethnic and social stereotypes in historical context / by Alex Drace-Francis
- Drace-Francis, Alex
- Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2013.
- Physical Description:
- x, 310 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
- Balkan studies library, 1877-6272 ; volume 10
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- License restrictions may limit access.
- The traditions of invention. Representations of the Romanian peasant from ancient stereotype to modern symbol -- A provincial imperialist and a curious account of Wallachia: Ignaz von Born -- "At ten minutes past two, I gazed ecstatically on both lighthouses": -- Time, self and object in early Romanian travel texts -- "Like a member of a free nation, he spoke without shame": foreign travellers as a trope in Romanian cultural tradition -- Dinicu Golescu's Account of my travels (1826): Eurotopia as manifesto -- National ideology between lyrics and metaphysics: the political writings of Mihai Eminescu -- Ion Luca Caragiale: the tall tale of the Romanian nation -- Eugen Ionescu's Selves, 1934-60 -- Beyond the land of green plums: Romanian language and culture in Herta -- Muller's work -- Sex, lies and stereotypes: images of Romania in British literature 1945-2000 -- Paradoxes of occidentalism: on travel and travel writing in Ceausescu's Romania.
- 9789004216174 (hardback : acid-free paper) and 9789004252639 (e-book)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 265-292) and index.
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