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Ritualization and Neomithologism in Mircea Cartarescu’s Prose


Authors:
Ivan Stankov

Pages: 287-291
DOI: https://doi.org/10.54664/LRCI3387

Abstract:

This text is an attempt to read Mircea Cartarescu’s prose as a systematic reproduction of archaic ritual-mythological practices, plots and characters: the walling up of shadows, rainmaking rituals, cosmogonic and eschatological reconstructions, crossing real and imagined labyrinths, levitation, all kinds of initiatic passages, the myth of twins, the myth of the androgyny etc.

Keywords:

Mircea Cartarescu, ritual, initiation, labyrinth, passage, mythological.

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