Ovidiu Mircean

First name: 
Ovidiu
Family name: 
Mircean
Country: 
Romania
Institution: 
Babes Bolyai University
Department: 
Department of Comparative Literature
Title: 
Assistant Lecturer
Languages: 
English, Italian, French
Research areas: 
History of Comparative Literature, Contemporary Narratology

member of the Romanian Association of Comparative Literature

member of the Center for the Research of the Imaginary Phantasma

member of the Cultural Association Mediterana

member of the review panel of Cahiers de l’Echinox

Conferences: 

2009 – Contemporary Romanian Writers, „La Sapienza” University of Studies, Rome, Department of Romanian Language and Literature,  24th of April

2008 – The History of the Echinox Review, „La Sapienza” University of Studies, Rome, Department of Romanian Language and Literature,  8th of May

2006 – Erranze pirandelliene nella narrativa di Paul Auster, 9th of June, 2006, international conference Homo Errans, Passaggi, Erranze, Nomadi, Accademia di Romania in Roma, Italy

2002-2004 – Permanent member of the series of round table discussions organized by the Center for the Research of the Imaginary, Phantasma, Cluj, Romania, reunited in the collective volume Concepte si metode in cercetarea imaginarului – Dezbaterile Phantasma/ Concepts and Methods in the Research of the Imaginary – Phantasma Debates , Polirom, Iasi, 2007

Publications: 

Articles, Studies

2009. „The Death of Comparative Literature – False News about True events”, in Cahiers de l’Echinox, vol 15

2008. „Romanul contemporan intre patetism si etica auto-subminarii”/”The Contemporary Novel between Pathetism and the Ethics of Self Denial”, in Contemporanul, 9

2008. “Anorexia stilistică a romanului contemporan”/”The Stylistic Anorexia of the Contemporary Novel”, în Contemporanul nr 8

2008. Umbra mîinii stângi”/”the Shadow of the Left Hand” (a study of the work of the contemporary Romanian critic, Diana Adamek), în Contemporanul nr 5/2008

2008. “Introduction to the Latin American Novel”, in Cahiers de l’Echinox, vol. 14

2006. „Erranze pirandelliane nella narrativa di Paul Auster”, in Cahiers de l’ Echinox, vol. 11,

2006. “Homo Errans. Passaggi, Erranze, Nomadi”, in Cahiers de l’ Echinox, vol. 11

2001. “At the Confines of the Imaginary the Desert”, Cahiers de l’ Echinox vol. 2

2001. „Matei Călinescu prin ochii lui Zacharias Lichter”/ „Matei Calinescu through Zacharias Lichter’s Eyes”, in Steaua 5

2001. „Virgil Nemoianu şi privirea piezişă a comparatismului”/”Virgil Nemoianu and the Crooked Perspective of Comparatism”, în Steaua 3

1999. „În căutarea Graalului pin Decameron”/”Looking for the Grail in Decameron”, în Echinox, 10-11-12/1999

1999. Donna angelicata între Logos şi Eros”/ „Donna angelicata between Logos and Eros”, în Echinox, 7-8-9/1999

Collective Works

2002-2003. collaboration at Dicţionarul analitic al operelor literare româneşti/Analytical Dictionary of Romanian Literary Works, vol IV Q-Z, (coord. Ion Pop), Casa Cărţii de Ştiinţă, Cluj Napoca 2003, with the entries Rug şi flacără, Salonul refuzaţilor, Saludos, Spitalul, Vladia, Caii Sălbatici, Despre purpură, Intermezzo, Proze (Didactica Nova...)