Antilethe – o revistă pentru rememorarea exilului românesc / Antilethe – a magazine for the remembrance of the Romanian exile

  • Camelia Zabava St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo / University of Craiova
Keywords: literary magazine;, Romanian exile;, oblivion;, restitutio;, cultural activity.

Abstract

A literary magazine having a distinct character among all Romanian publications is Antilethe. Its name remind us of the Lethe River (the river of oblivion in Greek mythology) because the main purpose of the founder – Mihaela Albu – together with the editorial board - is an act of restitutio. In short – to bring into attention of the contemporary readers the cultural activity of the Romanian intellectuals from exile. Each issue has a specific subject - Vintilă Horia (no. 1), Mircea Popescu (no. 2), Ștefan Baciu (no. 3) and Camilian Demetrescu (no. 4). Our presentation is mainly focused on the life and activity of the great artist Camilian Demetrescu.

Author Biography

Camelia Zabava, St. Cyril and St. Methodius University of Veliko Tarnovo / University of Craiova

Elena-Camelia Zăbavă was born in Rosiorii de Vede, a small town in the South of Romania, in 1964. She graduated Faculty of Letters from the University of Craiova in 1988. She obtained her Ph.D. in 2004 at the University of Bucharest, Faculty of Letters, with a dissertation on anthroponomy. Camelia Zăbavă is an Associate professor at the University of Craiova, teaching Linguistics. Now she is working as a Visiting lecturer at the University “St. Cyril and Methodius”, VelikoTârnovo, Bulgaria, where she is teaching Romanian language. She is a member of the Union of Slavist from Romania, of the editorial board of ”Arhivele Olteniei” (an important magazine published in Craiova under the auspices of Romanian Academy), of the Union of Professional Journalists in Romania, and of Cultural Asociation ”Carmina Balcanica”. Camelia Zăbavă participated with papers at many symposiums organized by different universities both in Romania and other countries. She published scientific articles in academic & cultural magazines, and the books Structuri derivaționale în antroponimia din Oltenia and Repere lingvistice și culturale. Fields of scientific interest:  general linguistics, onomastics, stylistics, Romanian as a foreign language.

References

Albu, M. (2018). Datoria memoriei / Duty of Memory. Antilethe, nr. 1 (4)/2018.

Anghelescu, D. (2018). Artistul și gânditorul Camilian Demetrescu / The Artist & Thinker Camilian Demetrescu). Antilethe, nr. 1 (4)/2018.

Horia, V. (2004). Suflete cu umbra pe pământ / Souls with Shadow on Eart. București: Editura Jurnalul literar.

Lovinescu, M. (1997, 1998). O paraneză cât o existență / A Paranthetis as long as a Lifetime. Secolul 20, nr. 10-11-12/ 1997, 1-2-3/1998.

Rotaru, M. (2018). Camilian Demetrescu sau revelația sacrului în cotidian / Camilian Demetrescu or the Revelation of Holy in Quotidian. Antilethe, nr. 1 (4)/2018.

Published
2019-05-16
How to Cite
Zabava, C. (2019). Antilethe – o revistă pentru rememorarea exilului românesc / Antilethe – a magazine for the remembrance of the Romanian exile. Swedish Journal of Romanian Studies, 2(1), 204-206. https://doi.org/10.35824/sjrs.v2i1.18817