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Sapientia University Miercurea Ciuc Romania
Language and Literature paper by Custura, Stefania (all papers)
Otilia Kozmutza Bölöni
The books of the French or Magyar author, of Romanian origins, Otilia Marchişiu (born 1873 in Homorod, Satu-Mare, deceased 1951 in Hungary), an intimate friend of great personalities of European culture- Anatole France, Auguste Rodin, Constantin Brâncuși, the Hungarian poet, Ady Endre- appear as a coronation of special spiritual efforts, materialized in works of reference for the history of the feminist movement. The relationship with the great sculpture, Auguste Rodin, constitutes a special chapter in Otilia Marchişiu-Bölöni’s biography and that of her husband’s. The Bölöni’s are going to be dear guests in the workshop and dwelling of the sculptor in Meudon. Otilia dedicates a series of editorials, that will cause sensation in the media of the time, Rodin being at that time a consecrated artist, of world fame. The study of Otilia Marchişiu’ biography must be approached through the “moments” of the young author, in the company of celebrities from literature or international art. One such “moment” is with novelist, poet and literary French critic, Anatole France, a Nobel Prize laureate of 1921. The culminant point of this relationship is a common trip to Italy, that will become the pretext for an admirable travel memoir, published in 1924, published in Budapest under the name “The Walks of Anatole France” and in 1929 in French: “Promenades d’Anatole France”. Otilia Marchişiu’s biography and works are a testimony to a culture of three languages, of the way in which cultures intertwine in the consciousness of a single personality. Her works, which contain pages of memoirs, serials, diary and travel notes, studied until today only from the perspective of documentary, with the confessed intention to recompose images, biographies and faces lost with the passage of time, has revealed itself from the perspective of the fragmentary, bricoleur and multicultural postmodernist spirit.
Brief Professional Bio:
Stefania Maria Custura is a graduate in philology (Romanian and German language), teaches Literature History at Sapientia University in Miercurea Ciuc- Romania. She has published in Romania and abroad, studies about imagery, multiculturalism, relations between ethnic groups in Transylvania. This work is realized with the collaboration of Valentin Trifescu and Corina Moldovan from Babes-Bolyai University in Cluj. firstname.lastname@example.org
Csaba Molnár studied Engineering (1975-1980) and Applied Informatics (1999-2001) at Brașov University – Romania and has more than 30 years experience in education. An present he is a teacher of vocational subjects at Áprily Lajos Secondary School in Brașov. He is a passionate researcher of proofs, evidencies of anykind, connected to the ethnic groups who live or lived in minority or diaspora.