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Author: Constantin Barbu

Constantin Barbu was born in 1954 in Romania. He graduated with a degree in philology from the University of Craiova. He received a scholarship from the French Government in 1977 from the University of Grenoble. He published his first article in the Romanian magazine Ramuri (1975), and then he published an essay in the magazine of the University of Craiova which was noticed by Constantin Noica, the greatest Romanian philosopher. Then he published his first book The Essential Uttering. This was followed by Essay About the Remembrance of the Human Being in 1985 at the Scrisul Românesc publishing house with a foreword by Marin Sorescu. Since then, he published more than 40 poetry books including: The Royal Illusion, The Elegies of Absence, Versions of the Void, The Destroyed Language, Book About Loneliness, and Madness and Death. In addition, he published more than 35 books of essays including: Unexistable Selfversion, Epékeina t ēs ousías, The Poetical Conversion, and The Change of the Rose. Some of his works were translated into Italian, French, Swedish and English. He edited 100 volumes on various topics. From 1990-1991, he was editor-in-chief of the magazine Scrisul Românesc, and afterward became a university lecturer at the University Ovidius in Constanta. From 2011 to present, he has been President and researcher of the Institute of History and Cantemirian Studies, The Christian University Dimitrie Cantemir in Bucharest. He is a member of the Académie Européenne des Sciences, des Arts, et des Lettres based in Paris and was awarded the Prize for Poetry from this Academy in Paris 25 January 2020.

Abandonment of the Void: IV. Mental Landscapes
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Abandonment of the Void: IV. Mental Landscapes

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Poetry translated from the Romanian This is a translation edition. "The scope of Constantin Barbu's poem ABANDONMENT OF THE VOID—a ten-volume work written over many years—places it in the long poem genre similar to Ezra Pound's The Cantos and Charl...

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Abandonment of the Void: IV. Mental Landscapes
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Abandonment of the Void: IV. Mental Landscapes

Cross-Cultural Communications

Poetry translated from the RomanianThis is a translation edition. "The scope of Constantin Barbu's poem Abandonment of the Void—a ten-volume work written over many years—places it in the long poem genre similar to Ezra Pound's The Cantos and Charles...

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