Dumitru Chioaru

Dumitru Chioaru

Biography Dumitru Chioaru (1957)

Romanian poet, a literary critic and an essayist

Was born on 19 oct 1957.
Origin country România
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Born on October 19th 1957 in Singatin, Sibiu. He graduated in 1980 from the Faculty of Letters, Romanian-French section.

At present, he teaches comparative literature, at the Department of Romanian Language and Literature, Faculty of Letters and Arts, Lucian Blaga University of Sibiu; he is also bringing out the Euphorion literary magazine, being its editor-in-chief. His editorial debut took place in 1982 at Albatros Publishing House, Bucharest, with the collection of poetry A Teeanager’s Evening, for which he was awarded the Prize of the Romanian Writers’ Union.


The Century Ends on a Sunday, 1991
The Night Within the Day, 1994
The Radiography of Time, anthology, 1998
Phosphorous Summer, anthology, 2002
The Life and Opinions of Professor Mouse, 2004
Phosphorescent Instants, 2007

Literary criticism:

Time’s Poetics. Essay on the Romanian Poetry, 2000
Developments in Perspective.The Poetic Generation of the ‘80s in Some Critical Portraits, 2004
The Anthology of Romanian Poetry from Its Origins up to the Present, together with Ioan Radu Vacarescu, 1998
The City and Literature, 2008
The Art of Comparison.Studies and Essays of Comparative and Romanian Literature, 2009
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Dumitru Chioaru

Poetry is an experience of solitude.

Quote by Dumitru Chioaru about poetry, solitude, experience