Ion Creangă





Ion Creangă


Born
in Humulesti, Romania
March 01, 1837

Died
December 31, 1889

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Ion Creangă was a Moldavian-born Romanian writer, raconteur and schoolteacher. A main figure in 19th century Romanian literature, he is best known for his Childhood Memories volume, his novellas and short stories, and his many anecdotes.

Creangă's main contribution to fantasy and children's literature includes narratives structured around eponymous protagonists (Povestea lui Harap Alb, Ivan Turbincă, Dănilă Prepeleac), as well as fairy tales indebted to conventional forms (Povestea porcului, Capra cu trei iezi, Soacra cu trei nurori).

Like Swift or Mark Twain, Creangă is more than a story-teller for children or simply a humorist. His work is a human and social document of the ways of thinking and the life of a Romanian village in the ninetee
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Average rating: 3.90 · 6,584 ratings · 79 reviews · 72 distinct works · Similar authors
Amintiri din copilărie

3.83 avg rating — 3,468 ratings — published 1879 — 17 editions
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Poveşti. Povestiri. Amintiri

4.02 avg rating — 948 ratings — published 1967 — 9 editions
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Povestea lui Harap Alb

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3.36 avg rating — 531 ratings — published 1877 — 26 editions
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Amintiri din copilarie. Pov...

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Fata babei şi fata moşneagului

4.06 avg rating — 127 ratings — published 1877 — 4 editions
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Capra cu trei iezi

4.01 avg rating — 84 ratings — published 1875 — 4 editions
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Povești și povestiri

4.22 avg rating — 78 ratings — published 1989 — 4 editions
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Povesti

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Opere

4.37 avg rating — 49 ratings — published 1972 — 4 editions
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Ursul păcălit de vulpe

3.90 avg rating — 51 ratings — published 1880
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“Nu ştiu alţi cum sunt, dar eu, când mă gândesc la locul naşterii mele, la casa părintească din Humuleşti, la stâlpul hornului unde lega mama o şfară cu motocei la capăt, de crăpau mâţele jucându-se cu ei, la prichiciul vetrei cel humuit, de care mă ţineam când începusem a merge copăcel, la cuptiorul pe care ma ascundeam, când ne jucam noi, băieţii, de-a mijoarca, şi la alte jocuri şi jucării pline de hazul şi farmecul copilăresc, parcă-mi saltă şi acum inima de bucurie!”
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“Și piatra prinde mușchi dacă șede mult într-un loc”
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“Se vede lucru că așa e făcut omul, să nu fie singur”
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