Nichita Stanescu life and biography

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Nichita Stanescu biography

Date of birth : 1933-03-31
Date of death : 1983-12-13
Birthplace : Ploiesti, Romania
Nationality : Romanian
Category : Famous Figures
Last modified : 2011-03-04
Credited as : Poet and essayist, A land called Romania, Epic Magna

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Nichita Stănescu, born Nichita Hristea Stănescu was a Romanian poet and essayist. He is the most acclaimed contemporary Romanian language poet, loved by the public and generally held in esteem by literary critics.

He attends St. Peter and Pavel Highschool in his native town. Then he comes to Bucharest to continue his studies at the University in here. He graduates in 1957. The some year is his year of debut as a poet. He gets "Herder Award" in 1975. He dies on 13th of December, 1983.

Nichita Stanescu has been compared to Mihai Eminescu and Lucian Blaga. His poetry was very modern and very deep. It has been translated into many foreign languages.

After his death, he leaves behind many volumes of poetry, such as: The Sense of Love (1960), A Vision of Feelings (1964), Rigth to Time (1965), Vertical Red (1967), The Egg and The Sphere(1967), Laus Ptolemaei (1968), A Land Called Romania (1969), In the Sweet Classical Style (1970), Poems (1970), Belgrad in Five Friends (1972), The Greatuess of Cold (1972), Epica Magna (1978).

Nichita Stanescu writes poetry, invents, makes fun, satirises or is just paying "making spirits" in the most "sual teenage style". His reputation of "poet" he earns it with strong emotion from his years of studency.

His latest volume of poetry published in his lifetime was Noduri si semne - "Knots and Signs", published in 1982 .



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