Mihaela Cernauti-Gorodetchi

First name: 
Mihaela
Family name: 
Cernauti-Gorodetchi
Country: 
Romania
Institution: 
"Al. I. Cuza" University, Faculty of Letters
Department: 
Department of Comparative Literature
Title: 
Professor
Short description: 

See a short presentation at http://www.literaturacomparata.ro/prof/mcg_english.html

Languages: 
English, French
Teaching areas: 

COMPARATIVE LITERATURE: Classicism and Baroque in 17th Century Europe; Fairy Tales, Fantasies and Utopias; Children’s Literature and Children’s Books Illustrators; World Theatre History; Literature and the Visual Arts.

Research areas: 

General and comparative literature; poetics and stylistics; theatre studies; Hebrew culture and civilization

Chief editor - ACTA IASSYENSIA COMPARATIONIS (http://www.literaturacomparata.ro/acta_site/acta_engl.html ; http://www.literaturacomparata.ro/acta_site/acta_fr.html)

Conferences: 

BESTSELLERS ŞI BLOCKBUSTERS. COMPETITIVE PRACTICES AND STRATEGIES IN THE ROMANIAN BOOK INDUSTRY : "Distorsions in Linguistic, Literary and Ethnofolkloric Communication and the European Context", an international congress organized by the A. Philippide Institute for Romanian Philology, Romanian Academy, Iasi, Romania, 25-27 September 2008

IONESCO, UN PARADOXE : le Colloque "E. Ionesco - Tribulations identitaires", Iasi, Roumanie, 15-16 octobre 2009

EXTRAVAGANCE AND CHALLENGE: UNCONVENTIONAL CONTEMPORARY DANCE AND OPERA PRODUCTIONS : "Success and Its Variables", a theatre studies symposium organized by ARTES Association, Iaşi, Romania, 27 November 2009

Publications: 

BOOKS:

"Poetica basmului modern" ("A Poetics of Modern Fairy Tales"), Iasi, Universitas XXI Press, 2000; 2nd revised edition, Iasi, Universitas XXI Press, 2002

"Dicţionar de personaje carrolliene" ("Lewis Carroll's Characters. A Dictionary"), Iasi, Al. I. Cuza University Press, 2003

"Limba română pentru străini. Curs intensiv, nivel mediu" ("Romanian as a Foreign Language. An Intermediate-Level Intensive Course"), Iasi, Universitas XXI Press, 2005

"Enciclopedia lumii lui J. R. R. Tolkien" ("A Tolkien Encyclopedia") (co-author with Gyorfi-Déak György and Robert Lazu), Targu-Lapus, Galaxia Gutenberg Press, 2007

"Literatura pentru copii. Sinteză critică" ("Children's Literature"), Iasi, Universitas XXI Press, 2008

 

CONTRIBUTIONS TO COLLECTIVE WORKS:

"Dicţionarul limbajului poetic eminescian. Concordanţele poeziilor antume" ("Eminescu's Poetical Language. Concordances for Eminescu's Poetry Published during His Lifetime") (Dumitru Irimia, ed.), vol. I-II, Botosani, AXA Press, 2002

"Inklings. Litera şi spiritul" ("The Inklings: The Letter and the Spirit") (Rodica Albu, ed.), Iasi, Al. I. Cuza University Press, 2004

"Dicţionarul limbajului poetic eminescian. Semne şi sensuri poetice" ("Eminescu's Poetical Language. Poetical Signs and Significations") (Dumitru Irimia, ed.), vol. I. Arte (Arts), Iasi, Al. I. Cuza University Press, 2005

 

TRANSLATIONS AND EDITIONS:

Baron Nikolai Vranghel, "Memorii" ("Memoirs"). 1847-1920, Romanian translation by Mihaela Cernăuţi-Gorodeţchi, geographical and historical notes by Dumitru Scorţanu, Iasi, Fides Press, 1997/2001

Ludwig Tieck, "Piese-basm. Motanul încălţat" ("Dramatic Fairy Tales. Puss in Boots") (Mihaela Cernăuţi-Gorodeţchi, ed.), Romanian translation by Simona Chelărescu-Ionescu, Iasi, Al. I. Cuza University Press, 2004

Hans Christian Andersen, "14 poveşti nemuritoare" ("14 Everlasting Fairy Tales"), Romanian translations by Max Dorge Pallesen, Mihaela Cernăuţi-Gorodeţchi, Adrian Crupa; introduction, notes and bio-bibliography by Mihaela Cernăuţi-Gorodeţchi; Iasi, European Institute Publishing House, 2005

Lewis Carroll, "Faerie Tales" / "Poveşti din Feeria", English-Romanian edition, Romanian translations by Mihaela Cernăuţi-Gorodeţchi, Iasi, DramArt Press, 2006

Lewis Carroll, "Another Faerie Tale" / "Altă poveste din Feeria", English-Romanian edition, Romanian translation by Mihaela Cernăuţi-Gorodeţchi, Iasi, DramArt Press, 2006