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Alex Goldiş, Începuturile structuralismului românesc


The beginnings of the romanian structuralism

Apart from the Poetics and Stylistics School of Tudor Vianu, coagulated in the first part of the 60s, there was another important segment of literary critics who tried to import the structuralist method in the Romanian context. My book, Literary Criticism in Trenches (2011), tried to explain the ideology and literary approach of Sorin Alexandrescu, Virgil Nemoianu and Toma Pavel (Vianu s disciples), while this study is concerned with the understanding of structuralist in the papers of other researchers, like Ion Pascadi, Paul Cornea and Adrian Marino. When not directly rejected, structuralism is generally seen as a positivist current of thought, opposed, in Romanian postwar criticism, to the impressionistic approach of G. Călinescu. Although its main concepts have been discussed, structuralism’s innovative perspective has remained unconsidered by the Romanian Postwar critics.

Keywords: structuralism, Post-war Criticism, misreading, impressionistic approach, positivism, Poetics and Stylistics School


I. Volumes:
Jonathan Culler, Structuralist Poetics. Structuralism, Linguistics and the Study of Literature, with a new preface by the author, Routledge, London and New York, 2007 Virgil Nemoianu, Structuralismul [The Structuralism], Editura pentru Literatură, Bucureşti, 1967.René Wellek, Austin Warren, Teoria literaturii [Literary Theory], în româneşte de Rodica Tiniş, studiu introductiv şi note de Sorin Alexandrescu, Editura pentru literatură universală, Bucureşti,
1967 Studii de poetică şi stilistică [Studies in Poetics and Stylistics], Editura
pentru Literatură, Bucureşti, 1966.

II. Critical studies:
Paul Cornea, Controverse în jurul aplicării structuralismului la analiza literară [Disagreements concerning the Use of Structuralism in the Literary Analysis], în „Viaţa românească”, anul XXI, octombrie 1968 Al. Dima, Opera ca „structură” în concepţia criticii noastre [The Literary
Work as a Structure in Our Literary Criticism?s View], in „Contemporanul”, anul XV, nr. 13 (804), în „Contemporanul”, joi, 28 martie 1968. Adrian Marino, Reconstituirea universului literar [The Re-enactment of the Literary Universe], în „Contemporanul”, nr. 41 (1096), vineri, 13 octombrie 1967 Ion Pascadi, Conceptul de structură artistică [The Concept of Artistic Structure], în „Viaţa românească”, anul XXI, octombrie 1968, pp. 102-5.