„Corto Maltese” și geniul regizoral al lui Hugo Pratt

Am descoperit povestirile lui Hugo Pratt despre Corto Maltese în Pif gadget. Pratt publicase acolo între 1970 și 1973 (în total 21 de povestiri de câte 20 de pagini fiecare). Tatăl meu era la vremea aceea beneficiarul unui abonament la Pif și ulterior nu aruncase niciun număr – așa ajunseseră toate la mine în anii ’80. Nu exagerez dacă […]

“His very personal religion of man”: the reception of Graham Greene’s novels in state socialist Romania

This is a draft for a talk that I recently gave in Berkhamsted, where I had the honour of being invited to the 22nd edition of the Graham Greene International Festival (30 September – 3 October 2021).  Let me start by saying that I’m absolutely thrilled to be here at the Graham Greene International Festival. Thank […]

The Greene-Solomon Letters

My article on the correspondence between Graham Greene and his Romanian translator Petre Solomon has just been published on the website of the Graham Greene Trust (and in the Trust’s quarterly newsletter): „Greene never returned to Romania after his 1962 visit, but he and Petre Solomon exchanged many letters in the course of the next […]