Paul Cernat


Paul Cernat: Critic, essayist and novelist, Paul Cernat teaches at the University of Bucharest and writes about communist / post-communist Romania and the Romanian avant-garde. His reviews and essays have appeared in Romanian cultural magazines since 1998. He holds an MA and a PhD from the University of Bucharest.


b. 1972, Bucharest


2001: În căutarea comunismului pierdut / In search of Communism Lost. Studies, Piteşti: Paralela 45


2004: O lume dispărută / A Vanished World (with Ion Manolescu, Angelo Mitchievici and Ioan Stanomir). Essays, Iaşi: Polirom


2004: Explorări în comunismul românesc I / Explorations in Romanian Communism I. Cultural studies. Iaşi: Polirom


2005: Explorări în comunismul româmesc II / Explorations in Romanian Communism II. Cultural studies. Iaşi: Polirom


2005: Războiul fluturilor / War of the Butterflies (with Andrei Ungureanu). Fiction. Iaşi: Polirom


2007: Contimporanul. Istoria unei reviste de avengardă / The Contemporary: History of an Avant-garde Magazine. Literary history. Bucureşti: Institutul Cultural Român / Bucharest: Romanian Cultural Institute.


2007: Avangarda românească şi complexul periferiei / The Romanian Avant-garde and the Periphery Complex. Cultural studies, Bucureşti: Cartea Românească / Bucharest: Cartea Românească


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