About Gellu Naum: Gelu Naum was a prominent Romanian poet, dramatist, novelist, children’s writer, and translator. He is remembered as the founder of the. . Gellu Naum has 72 books on Goodreads with ratings. Gellu Naum’s most popular book is Zenobia. One of the best-known novels by prolific Romanian avant-garde writer Gelu Naum, Zenobia is the evocation of the singular quest of a Surrealist knight-errant .
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Books by Gellu Naum
A perversely inventive and amusing portrayal of alienation gelpu despair from a highly najm Romanian author whose work is here translated into English for the first time. It’s a chronicle of A member of the Romanian literary establishment, Naum has penned an existentialist antinovel that has no clear plot, little development of characters in fact, sometimes it’s difficult to tell if the Gellu Naum August 1, — September 29, was a prominent Romanian poet, dramatist, novelist, children’s writer, and translator.
He is remembered as the founder of the Romanian Surrealist group. The artist Lyggia Naum, his wife, was the inspiration and main character in his novel Zenobia.
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One of the best-known novels by prolific Romanian avant-garde writer Gelu Naum, Zenobia is the evocation of the singular quest of a Surrealist knight-errant who strives to be true to the gentle demands of his lady in a landscape of snares, desolation, incipient madness, and material poverty magically interrupted by moments of extreme beauty. His wife, artist Lyggia Naum, was the inspiration for the maum character.
In this masterpiece, penned in the twilight of the totalitarian regime of Nicolae Ceausescu, love, in all its intimate, carnal communion, lights the path through the dark forest, the streets of Bucharest, and the desert swamps. The narrator, speaking from the depths of love and despair, invites the reader to zenobi his quest.
Highly praised now and then, Zenobia is an enduring avant-garde classic of twentieth-century Eastern European literature. Selected pages Title Page.
Books by Gellu Naum (Author of Zenobia)
Contents HI The Corridor. The Last Meeting of Dante and Beatrice on.
Zenobia Gellu Naum Snippet view – Zenobia Writings from an unbound Europe.