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Autenticitate și ideologii în literatura douămiistă


Authenticity and Ideologies in the Literature of the 2000s

This article attempts to provide an ideological and typological account of the realist wave that emerged in Romanian literature around the year 2000. By challenging the mostly interliterary readings that related millennial fiction to or against pre-1989 literary history, I assume the premise of the cultural and political shift of postcommunism in order to point out the indebtment of this literary movement to the ideological imaginaries established in the public space of the 1990s. I henceforth explore the typological consequences of the post-1989 climate by arguing that millennial realist aesthetic remained shortsighted in its scope of social observation and its anti-capitalist claims due to the young writers’ instinctive allegiance to neoliberal discourses of the free individual that coalesced with the biographical writing devices in which this fiction voluntarily confined itself.

Keywords: postcommunism, realism, authenticity, biographical writing, social observation.


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