WOMEN WRITERS AND THEIR CONTRIBUTION TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF ROMANIAN INTERWAR DRAMA

CARMEN D. CARAIMAN
2012 Challenges of the Knowledge Society  
During the interwar period, feminine literature2 was no longer perceived as a bizarre cultural phenomenon in Romania, at least not by mature and balanced critics, such as E. Lovinescu, G. Ibrăileanu and Tudor Vianu. At the time, Romanian drama and theatre life3 developed considerably and feminine playwriting benefited from the creative spirit of the epoch and from a more flexible political, social and cultural context. Although it did not fundamentally innovate Romanian dramatic discourse,
more » ... tic discourse, feminine interwar playwriting furthered the literary tradition initiated by their 19th century predecessors and managed to come up with new topics and typologies. The re-interpretation of past and often forgotten texts is a necessary task for literary history whereby critics complete the information upon which we rely to depict an epoch.
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