Best Romanian Literature
A list of the best Romanian literature.
1 Ultima noapte de dragoste, ...
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2 Cel mai iubit dintre pământeni
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3 Maitreyi
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4 Moromeţii
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5 Pădurea spânzuraţilor
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6 Ion
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7 Nuntă în cer
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8 Invitaţia la vals
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9 Lorelei
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10 Pânza de păianjen
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11 Enigma Otiliei
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12 Adam și Eva
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13 Momente şi schiţe
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14 Plumb
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15 La Medeleni [vol. 1-3]
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16 Poems
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17 Amintiri din copilărie
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18 Toate panzele sus!
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19 Patul lui Procust
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20 Baltagul
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21 Sărmanul Dionis
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22 Iona
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23 Le Roman de l'adolescent myope
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24 Elevul Dima dintr-a VII-A
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25 Cireşarii (vol I-V)
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26 Moara cu Noroc
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27 Cavalerii florii de cireş (...
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28 Fram, ursul polar
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29 Cimitirul
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30 Mara
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31 Mademoiselle Christina
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32 Scrisoare de dragoste
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33 Necuvintele
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34 Dumbrava minunată
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35 Răscoala
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36 De ce iubim femeile
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37 Poezii
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38 Concert din muzică de Bach
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38 Poveşti. Povestiri. Amintiri
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40 Uliţa copilariei; În casa b...
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41 Craii de Curtea-Veche
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42 Ciocoii vechi şi noi
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42 Orasul cu salcami
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44 Castelul fetei in alb (Cire...
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45 Noaptea de Sinziene vol. 2
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46 La ţigănci
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47 Zenobia
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48 Steaua fără nume
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49 Viața ca o pradă
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50 Jocul ielelor
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51 Teatru (1 from 2)
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52 Hanul Ancuței
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53 Aripi de zapada (Cireşarii,...
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54 Drum bun, Ciresari! (Cireşa...
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55 Groapa
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56 Teatru (2 from 2)
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57 Roata Norocului (Cireşarii,...
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58 Fiul Risipitor
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59 O noapte furtunoasă
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60 Jocul de-a vacanța
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61 Orbitor. Aripa stângă
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62 O făclie de Paşte. Păcat. Î...
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63 Chira Chiralina. Codin. Ciu...
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64 Nuvele
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65 Travesti
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66 Nostalgia
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66 Accidentul
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68 Prins
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69 Fratii Jderi
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70 Cişmigiu et Comp.
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71 Exuvii
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72 Secretul doctorului Honigbe...
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73 Despre frumuseţea uitată a ...
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74 Simion liftnicul
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75 Poezii
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75 Recreaţia Mare
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77 Delirul
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78 Mireasma trandafirilor salb...
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79 Trei dinți din față
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79 Tema pentru acasă
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81 Sînt o babă comunistă!
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82 Zahei Orbul
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83 Adela
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84 Dimineaţă pierdută
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85 11 elegii
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86 Întâmplări în irealitatea i...
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86 Sânge satanic
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88 Gaudeamus
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89 Zilele regelui
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90 Donna Alba
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91 Tache de catifea
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92 Teatru
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92 Three Plays: Rhinoceros / T...
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94 Fecioarele despletite - Con...
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95 Insula Fluturilor
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96 Padureanca
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96 Jurnalul fericirii
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98 Isabel și apele diavolului
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99 Lauda somnului
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100 La Cantatrice chauve
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message 1: by [deleted user] (new)

frumoasa colectie :)


message 2: by Costi (new)

Costi thanks!


message 3: by Seregil (new)

Seregil How did "Dracula" make it on the "Romanian literature" list??


message 4: by Costi (new)

Costi Someone must have added it by mistake. Maybe Vlad the Impaler himself, as a banter.:)


message 5: by Heathcliff (new)

Heathcliff If Bram Stoker is on this list, then we should add "The Castle of the Carpathians" as well. If it has on the cover something like: "translated by..." it doesn't belong here. Just saying.


message 6: by Raisa (new)

Raisa Nerv Seregil wrote: "How did "Dracula" make it on the "Romanian literature" list??"

You shouldn't be so surprised by the mistake. Even though the book doesn't belong to the Romanian literature, the book is centred on a Romanian historical figure,which inspired the author, let alone the geographical context and many other aspects.


message 7: by Seregil (new)

Seregil Raisa wrote: "Seregil wrote: "How did "Dracula" make it on the "Romanian literature" list??"

You shouldn't be so surprised by the mistake. Even though the book doesn't belong to the Romanian literature, the boo..."

I really don't agree with that. The main reason is that is has almost nothing in common with the historical reality. The second important reason is that when you talk about Romanian/American/French/... literature you don't include any novels written by foreign authors. The focus is entirely on what kind of novels the people of that country or the speakers of that language have produced.


message 8: by Raisa (new)

Raisa Nerv Seregil wrote: "Raisa wrote: "Seregil wrote: "How did "Dracula" make it on the "Romanian literature" list??"

You shouldn't be so surprised by the mistake. Even though the book doesn't belong to the Romanian liter..."


You are 100% right. That is why I mentioned it was a mistake. The only thing I wanted to highlight in this matter was how the mistake took place. It is not right to add the book to this list, I agree,because there is someone else's merit and effort and the result of the author itself can't be categorised as being of Romanian literarture nature. Despite all that, we tend to be very proud of this book, but you don't have to interpret it as being something selfish. We have a great predisposition to arts in general, therefore our literature is, I dare to say, great. As a curiosity and proof of my statements, you can acknowledge that the longest and, in my opinion, most ingeniously written love poem in the world is Romanian, world-wide known as "The Evening Star".
P.S. I strongly recommend it, I'm almost sure you'll like it.


message 9: by Heathcliff (new)

Heathcliff Raisa wrote: "Seregil wrote: "Raisa wrote: "Seregil wrote: "How did "Dracula" make it on the "Romanian literature" list??"

You shouldn't be so surprised by the mistake. Even though the book doesn't belong to th..."


Let's say I am a foreign author. I write a book in Romanian. Is it Romanian Lit? I don't think so. Let's say I'm a Romanian author. I write a book in French. Is it Romanian Lit? I think it is because of the author. Now, about "Dracula": Irish author, Irish book. And I really don't know if most Romanians are proud, as you say, of this book. And it really doesn't matter: it is not a piece of Romanian Literature. I understand the mistake, but it remains a mistake.


message 10: by Crina (new)

Crina Heathcliff wrote: "Raisa wrote: "Seregil wrote: "Raisa wrote: "Seregil wrote: "How did "Dracula" make it on the "Romanian literature" list??"

You shouldn't be so surprised by the mistake. Even though the book doesn'..."


I do not think proud is a good word. I think most Romanians (myself included) are annoyed by the book because it presents lies about our history. I won`t even go on a rant about Tepes and where he ruled. If you write something that involves facts from history at least get the history part right.


message 11: by Heathcliff (new)

Heathcliff Crina wrote:

It's a work of fiction, don't be upset about it. It's not presented as a history book. But if you want to start a Tepes fan club I'll be the vice president.
I think "Dracula" is nothing compared with the german pamphlets published even in his lifetime(if I know the facts right)and shortly after his death.


message 12: by Crina (new)

Crina I know it is a work of fiction and I understand why he picked Tepes and the Carpathian Montains, I just find it a little annoyind. I love history in general and when someone takes some facts from it and twist them, it just irks me. And you are right. "Dracula" has nothing on the german pamphlets.


message 13: by Heathcliff (new)

Heathcliff Crina wrote: "I know it is a work of fiction and I understand why he picked Tepes and the Carpathian Montains, I just find it a little annoyind. I love history in general and when someone takes some facts from i..."
Let's say again that I write a book about a certain vampire named Henry VIII. He had several wives and he lived somewhere in England. His ancestor was Attila the Hun and he had superpowers like Batman. People from England will recognize the historical figure even if I add that he was green and had a house on Mars. I bet the feedback from England will be negative. Same story with our Tepes.(Name and nation picked at random; I love English history.)


message 14: by Cristina (new)

Cristina Bram Stoker's book was deleted from this list a long time ago.


message 15: by Edlira (new)

Edlira can i find any of these in english? (beside 'Dracula' of course, lol.


message 16: by Crina (new)

Crina Dracula isn`t a romanian book:P but no I don`t think you can find them in english. It is rather hard to translate romanian books or poetry in another language and plus there isn`t a requierment for them in other languages unfortunately.


message 17: by Costi (new)

Costi Mircea Cartarescu's 'Nostalgia', 'Why We Love Women' and 'Blinding' are on Amazon


message 18: by Costi (new)

Costi Also Mircea Eliade's 'Miss Christina', 'Youth Without Youth', 'Bengal Nights'(Maitreyi), and 'Fantastic Tales'


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