Anca PARVULESCU, Manuela BOATCĂ
Washington University in St. Louis, USA; University of Freiburg, Germany
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Abstract: This article is the authors’ response to the Transilvania journal special issue dedicated to Creolizing the Modern: Transylvania across Empires (Cornell University Press, 2022). The issue (no. 10, 2022) featured articles and review articles on inter-imperiality and decolonial thought, alongside several pieces on world literature and cultural representations of Romania. In response to the critiques formulated by the contributors, Anca Parvulescu and Manuela Boatcă clarify some aspects and offer further insight into their theories. Since its publication, the book has attracted much deserved attention, being awarded the 2023 René Wellek Prize for best monograph from the American Comparative Literature Association (ACLA) and the 2023 Barrington Moore Award from the Comparative and Historical Sociology Section of the American Sociological Association (ASA).
Keywords: creolization, inter-imperiality, Transylvania, Liviu Rebreanu, decoloniality
Corresponding author: Manuela Boatcă, Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg, Germany
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