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Even with the new generations, readers will have a big advantage to those who don’t read any more. The United States of Europe seems something of a utopia right now. Cartarescu, during his recent visit to the Catalan capital to begin a series of lectures at the CCCB sgraine centre.

A Nobel prizewinner would have a much stronger voice in the fight in our country against populism and brutality, and there are many who are afraid of this.

They belong to a schizophrenia of thinking. This is my ideal Europe: It represents the dictatorship of the majority, who have little problem in wiping their feet on minorities. I don’t write for the critics, but for those who genuinely read me, trying to find themselves in my books. MEPs stand for Forcadell. I do not expect any good things; I haven’t really had many of them in this life so far.

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He has received some of the most prestigious European literary awards, including the Gregor von Rezzori prize in Italy, and the Leipzig Book Award for European Understanding.


An explanation may be that Romanian is part of the same group of Romance languages as Catalan and Spanish. Disney releases Mary Poppins sequel. I am very pleased that some of my books have already been translated into the two languages, and even in a third in Spanish territory, Basque. How would you describe yourself as a writer and a poet? Big march planned for 21st.

Romanian writer Mircea Cartarescu awarded Formentor literary prize

The loss of Great Britain is a catastrophe for a united Europe: Sign in if you are already a verified reader. You are a big fan of new technology. I dream of a Europe without frontiers, I am also aware that we still have a long way to go until we can hope to achieve this dream. Reading is more complex and creative than any other human activity. Populism is now a common trend in many countries in Europe. On the contrary, it annoys and bores me to be considered post-modern, or anything else for that matter.

I am a stoic, and so I am not worried about what I cannot influence. The European Union is such a free entity, and has very frumoaselw values. Populism is always brutal and aggressive, reactionary and against civilisation.

In your talk, you described your personal Europe. I don’t like divisions. How do you explain this movement? I really like Catalans; I feel close to them in terms of possessing a similar formula of soul, and I sympathise with their ideals.

You’ve been nominated for the Nobel prize several times. Barcelona passes motion to ban Franco foundation. How do you think it has influenced writers and readers, and how will it affect the writing and reading habits of the new generations? It was a frhmoasele mistake. The frumoaseke of the EU is essential in these times of confusion and historical regression.


I want to become verified reader. The spirit of doubt, which leads to rational thinking, is the best thing that Europe has.

Is a united Europe better equipped to fight populism and extremism? Only a liberal, humanistic, educated entity based on human rights can hope to fight against this political monster. British citizens did not really want Brexit, but they were manipulated and lied to in order to get a Yes vote. Because it represents the adhesion to a set of values that are much higher than local and national ones.

On the other hand, there are people in my country who do everything they can to prevent me from getting this award, which makes more sense frumosaele them than to me. Where do you feel you belong as a writer? How do you feel that they have been received by readers here? My Europe is one built on an enormous cultural, philosophical and scientific heritage.

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Their echo has even reached South America. His work has been translated into frumoqsele number of different languages, including English, French, Catalan and Spanish. Descartes is the archetype of the European spirit. It also steers clear of provincialism and provides a recipe for survival in a world in which there are no longer any certainties.