Florin Irimia

Department of English
Faculty of Arts
Alexandru Ioan Cuza University, Iasi
Bd. Carol I, nr 11, Iasi, Romania
Romania

phone, fax: +40 232 23 78 23
e-mail: fnt@uaic.ro
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Main interest in Canadian Studies: literature, culture, history

Main interest in Canadian Studies:  literature, culture, history

 

Courses taught: -

 

Courses planned: An Introduction to the Canadian Novel since 1960;

 

Canadian Studies Publications:

 

January 2006: two articles on Margaret Atwood\'s The Penelopiad and Writing with Intent;

 

February 2006: Five Canadian Novelists, a book on the fictional work of Leonard Cohen, Michael Ondaatje, Margaret Atwood, Robert Kroetsch and Timothy Findley based on the doctoral paper defended in October 2005;

 

                                  

Violence in Margaret Atwood\'s Novels published in the volume called, Tradition, Modernity and Postmodernity, Iași: Universitas XXI, 2005;

 

Canadian and American Cultural Traits in Leonard Cohen's Beautiful Losers published in The Central European Journal for Canadian Studies no. 4/2004;

 

În barcă cu un tigru bengalez, adult (Sailing with a Tiger), an article on the translation into Romanian of Yann Martel\'s Life of Pi, in Observator cultural no. 239 /2004;

 

Ex-centricitate la puterea a doua (Double Ex-centricity), an article on the translation into Romanian of Michael Ondaatje\'s In the Skin of a Lion, in Observator cultural no. 229/2004;

 

Apocalypse Now: Oryx and Crake, an article on Margaret Atwood\'s most recent novel in Observator cultural no. 211/2004;

 

Sfîrșitul Istoriei și Ultimul Om (The End of History and the Last Man), an article on Margaret Atwood\'s Oryx and Crake, in Observator cultural no. 199-200/2003;

 

 

Blurred Identities in Leonard Cohen\'s Beautiful Losers, published in the volume called, Living between and on Borders: Constructions of Gender, Ethnicity, Race, Class and Sexuality along the Centuries, Iași: Universitas XXI, 2003;

 

Leonard Cohen în limba română (Leonard Cohen in Romanian), an article on the translation of Leonard Cohen\'s two novels into Romanian in Observator cultural no. 185/2003;

 

Din nou despre Leonard Cohen. (Leonard Cohen Revisited), an article on Stephen Scobie\'s Intricate Preparations: Writing Leonard Cohen, in Observator cultural no. 157/2003;

 

Cuvinte potrivite (Well-fitted Words), an article on Margaret Atwood\'s Negotiating with the Dead: a Writer on Writing in Observator cultural no. 155/2003;

 

Istorie și ficțiune în proza lui Michael Ondaatje (History and Fiction in Michael Ondaatje\'s Novels), an article on the translation into Romanian of Michael Ondaatje\'s Anil\'s Ghost in Observator cultural no. 138/2002;

 

 

The Blind Assassin sau despre povestirea unei alte povestiri (The Blind Assassin or the Story of another Story), an article on Margaret Atwood\'s The Blind Assassin in Observator cultural no. 119/2002;

 

“O pogorîre in Maelstrom": Universul ficțional al lui Margaret Atwood (“A Descent into Maelstrom": The Fictional Universe of Margaret Atwood\'s), an article on the translation into Romanian of The Robber Bride, in Observator cultural no. 115/2002;

 

 

Lumi în schimbare (Changing Worlds), an article on Leonard Cohen\'s Beautiful Losers in Observator cultural No. 37/2000;

 

Other Canadian Studies Activities