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Dr Constantin Grigorut

Dr Constantin Grigorut

Senior Lecturer French Programme
MA (McMaster), PhD (UBC)

Office Arts 3S5
Tel +64 3 479 8701
Email constantin.grigorut@otago.ac.nz

Holding a Master of Arts in French from McMaster University (Canada) and a PhD in French literature from University of British Columbia (Canada), Dr Constantin Grigorut has published articles and presented papers mainly on the intertextual dimension of twentieth century French and francophone literatures, with focus on literary works by E-M Cioran (essay), Michel Tournier (novel), Samuel Beckett (theatre), Anne Hébert (novel) and Louis Hamelin (novel).

Teaching

Research

  • Intertextuality
  • Philosophy and Literature
  • Autofiction
  • Literary Hermeneutics
  • Twentieth Century French and francophone literatures: E-M Cioran, Michel Tournier, Samuel Beckett, Anne Hébert, Louis Hamelin

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Publications

Grigorut, C. (2017, September). Quelques considérations sur les fonctions du hasard dans les jeux intertextuels du roman La Rage de Louis Hamelin. Verbal presentation at the Écriture et équation du "hasard" dans les Arts et les sciences, Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Grigorut, C. (2016). Quelques considérations sur le travail d’autotraduction de Samuel Beckett dans Fin de partie [On Samuel Beckett’s auto-translation in Endgame]. Mediazioni, 21. Retrieved from http://www.mediazioni.sitlec.unibo.it/images/stories/PDF_folder/document-pdf/21-2016/6 grigorut.pdf

Grigorut, C. (2016). Du piège intertextuel dans la traduction littéraire [On the intertextual trap in literary translation]. Post-Scriptum, 21. Retrieved from http://www.post-scriptum.org/21-06-du-piege-intertextuel-dans-la-traduction-litteraire/

Grigorut, C. (2014, June). On European modernity and the beauty of the female body. Plenary presentation at the Congreso Internacional Cuerpo de mujeres: Imagen y Tiempo: Una historia interdisciplinar de la mirada, Granada, Spain.

Grigorut, C. (2014, February-March). Rêveries sur la beauté d'un livre [On the beauty of books]. Plenary presentation at the International Conference on the State of Beauty Today [La beauté aujourd'hui], Tampa, USA.

Grigorut, C. (2002). Anfousse, Ginette. In W. H. New (Ed.), Encyclopedia of literature in Canada. (pp. 22). Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Grigorut, C. (2002). Bissonnette, Lise. In W. H. New (Ed.), Encyclopedia of literature in Canada. (pp. 121-122). Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Grigorut, C. (2002). D'Amour, Francine. In W. H. New (Ed.), Encyclopedia of literature in Canada. (pp. 274). Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Grigorut, C. (2002). Éthier-Blais, Jean. In W. H. New (Ed.), Encyclopedia of literature in Canada. (pp. 339). Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Grigorut, C. (2002). Étienne, Gérard. In W. H. New (Ed.), Encyclopedia of literature in Canada. (pp. 339-340). Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Grigorut, C. (2002). Hamelin, Louis. In W. H. New (Ed.), Encyclopedia of literature in Canada. (pp. 473). Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Grigorut, C. (2002). Klimov, Alexis. In W. H. New (Ed.), Encyclopedia of literature in Canada. (pp. 585). Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Grigorut, C. (2002). Leblanc, Gérald. In W. H. New (Ed.), Encyclopedia of literature in Canada. (pp. 643). Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Grigorut, C. (2002). Mailhot, Michèle. In W. H. New (Ed.), Encyclopedia of literature in Canada. (pp. 700). Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Grigorut, C. (2002). Marchand, Clément. In W. H. New (Ed.), Encyclopedia of literature in Canada. (pp. 710). Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Grigorut, C. (2002). Meynard, Yves. In W. H. New (Ed.), Encyclopedia of literature in Canada. (pp. 739-740). Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Grigorut, C. (2002). Nattiez, Jean-Jacques. In W. H. New (Ed.), Encyclopedia of literature in Canada. (pp. 802). Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Grigorut, C. (2002). Poissant, Claude. In W. H. New (Ed.), Encyclopedia of literature in Canada. (pp. 887-888). Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Grigorut, C. (2002). Poliquin, Daniel. In W. H. New (Ed.), Encyclopedia of literature in Canada. (pp. 888). Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

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Grigorut, C. (2002). Thériault, Marie-José. In W. H. New (Ed.), Encyclopedia of literature in Canada. (pp. 1104). Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Grigorut, C. (2002). Trudel, Sylvian. In W. H. New (Ed.), Encyclopedia of literature in Canada. (pp. 1139). Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Grigorut, C. (2002). Vachon, Georges-André. In W. H. New (Ed.), Encyclopedia of literature in Canada. (pp. 1159). Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press.

Chapter in Book - Research

Grigorut, C. (2016). Du piège intertextuel dans la traduction littéraire [On the intertextual trap in literary translation]. Post-Scriptum, 21. Retrieved from http://www.post-scriptum.org/21-06-du-piege-intertextuel-dans-la-traduction-litteraire/

Journal - Research Article

Grigorut, C. (2016). Quelques considérations sur le travail d’autotraduction de Samuel Beckett dans Fin de partie [On Samuel Beckett’s auto-translation in Endgame]. Mediazioni, 21. Retrieved from http://www.mediazioni.sitlec.unibo.it/images/stories/PDF_folder/document-pdf/21-2016/6 grigorut.pdf

Journal - Research Article

Grigoruţ, C. (2009). Sur une rencontre à Răşinari, une lecture un peu plus récente et un certain amer savior de la traduction. Atelier de Traduction, 11, 183-186.

Journal - Research Article

Grigoruţ, C. (2008). Apocalyptic imagery in Michel Tournier's Le Roi de Aulnes. Acta Iassyensia Comparationis, 6, 199-204.

Journal - Research Article

Grigoruţ, C. (2008). Pratiques intertextuelles dans la littérature française de l'après-guerre [Intertextual approaches in postwar French literature]. La Lettre R, 7-8, 9-18.

Journal - Research Article

Grigorut, C., & Steiciuc, E. B. (2008). Prolégomènes À un centenaire lyrique. Otago French Notes: Cahiers d'Études Littéraires Françaises de L'Université d'Otago, 1, 7-11.

Journal - Research Article

Grigoruţ, C. (2007). De Fin de partie vers Endgame: Quelques observations sur la complexité intertextuelle de la traduction Anglaise des jeux de mots dans le théâtre de Samuel Beckett [From Fin de Partie to Endgame: Observations on the intertextual complexity translating puns in Samuel Beckett's plays]. Atelier de Traduction, 8, 189-198.

Journal - Research Article

Grigoruţ, C. (2006). Despre universalitatea discursului intertextual in teatrul lui Samuel Beckett [On the universal dimension of the intertextual discourse in Samuel Beckett's theatre]. Analele Universitatii Stefan cel Mare Suceava, 12(1), 77-90.

Journal - Research Article

Grigorut, C. (2006). Échos métaphysiques dans les syllogismes cioraniens [Metaphysical echoes in E-M. Cioran's syllogisms]. Nouvelles Etudes Francophones, 21(2), 181-194.

Journal - Research Article

Grigorut, C. (2003). Intertextualité biblique et métaphysique sartrienne dans le roman Le roi des aulnes de Michel Tournier [Biblical intertexts and Sartrean metaphysics in Michel Tournier's Le roi des aulnes]. Revue de l'Université de Moncton, 34(1-2), 235-259.

Journal - Research Article

Grigorut, C. (2003). Metamorphoses de la lecture intertextuelle. Analele Universitatii Stefan cel Mare Suceava, 9(2), 61-80.

Journal - Research Article

Grigorut, C. (2000). Un mythe voyageur et son ancrage intertextuel dans le roman La rage de Louis Hamelin [Intertextual roots of a wandering myth in Louis Hamelin's La rage]. Études Francophones, XV(1), 17-31.

Journal - Research Article

Grigorut, C. (2001). De la mémoire oublieuse [On forgetful memory] [Review of the books L′enfant cigarier and Le nomade]. Canadian Literature, 170-171, 245-247.

Journal - Research Other

Grigorut, C., & Steiciuc, E.-B. (2010). Du mythe encore et toujours. Otago French Notes: Cahiers d'Études Littéraires Françaises de L'Université d'Otago, 3, 9-14.

Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

Grigorut, C., & Jeandin-Livet, K. (2009). Eugène Ionesco à l'honneur. Otago French Notes: Cahiers d'Études Littéraires Françaises de L'Université d'Otago, 2, 9-13.

Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

Grigoruţ, C. (2010). Sur certaines affinités esthétiques balkaniques dans l'espace du théâtre Ionescien. Écrivains d'Expression Française de l'Europe du Sud-Est: Les Écrivains du Sud-Est Européen en Quête d'Identité. (pp. 83-86). Bucharest, Romania: Editura Fundaţiei România de Mâine. [Full Paper]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Grigoruţ, C. (2009). Le dialogue des intertextes philosophiques dans les essais de cioran. Écrivains d'Expression Française de l'Europe du Sud-Est: Dialogue des Cultures Chez les Écrivains Balkaniques d'Expression Française. (pp. 101-109). Bucharest, Romania: Editura Fundaţiei România de Mâine. [Full Paper]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Grigoruţ, C. (2008). Forever young: On space and time in literature. In E. Graur & A. Diaconescu (Eds.), Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on British and American Studies. (pp. 3-9). Suceava, Romania: Editura Universităţii Suceava. [Full Paper]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Steiciuc, E.-B., & Grigoruţ, C. (2008). Invisible sides of fear in Anne Hébert's Les enfants du sabbat. In E. Graur & A. Diaconescu (Eds.), Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on British and American Studies. (pp. 165-172). Suceava, Romania: Editura Universităţii Suceava. [Full Paper]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

Grigorut, C. (2011). Re-reading L'Etranger: On Luchino Visconti's adaptation of Camus' novel. In E. Todd (Ed.), Creative Imitations and Appropriations: From Cinematic Adaptations to Re-makes: Research Colloquium: Programme and Refereed Abstracts. (pp. 7). Dunedin, New Zealand: Centre for Research on National Identity, University of Otago. [Abstract]

Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

Grigorut, C. (2017, September). Quelques considérations sur les fonctions du hasard dans les jeux intertextuels du roman La Rage de Louis Hamelin. Verbal presentation at the Écriture et équation du "hasard" dans les Arts et les sciences, Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Grigorut, C. (2014, February-March). Rêveries sur la beauté d'un livre [On the beauty of books]. Plenary presentation at the International Conference on the State of Beauty Today [La beauté aujourd'hui], Tampa, USA.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Grigorut, C. (2014, June). On European modernity and the beauty of the female body. Plenary presentation at the Congreso Internacional Cuerpo de mujeres: Imagen y Tiempo: Una historia interdisciplinar de la mirada, Granada, Spain.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Grigorut, C. (2012, November). De l'Espace et du Temps dans la littérature (II). Verbal presentation at the Inter-University French Seminar, Auckland, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Grigorut, C. (2011, February). Rereading ″L'Etranger″: On Luchino Visconti's adaptation of Camus' novel. Verbal presentation at the University of Otago Cultures, Histories and Identities in Film, Media and Literature Research Network Colloquium: Creative Imitations and Appropriations: From Cinematic Adaptations to Re-makes, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Grigorut, C. (2011, May-June). Cent ans de solitude cioranienne. Verbal presentation at the 25e Congrès mondial du Conseil International d'Études Francophones (CIĒF), Aix-en-Provence, France.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Grigorut, C. (2010, June-July). Séduction et jeux érotiques dans le roman La Rage de Louis Hamelin. Verbal presentation at the 24e Congrès mondial du Conseil International d'Études Francophones (CIĒF), Montreal, Canada.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Grigorut, C. (2009, June). Jeux d'écriture / jeux de lecture dans l'univers romanesque de Louis Hamelin. Verbal presentation at the 23e Congrès mondial du Conseil International d'Études Francophones (CIĒF), New Orleans, Louisiana.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Grigorut, C. (2008, June-July). Fonctions narratives des symboles mythiques dans le roman québécois des années 80: Anne Hébert et Louis Hamelin. Verbal presentation at the 22e Congrès mondial du Conseil International d'Études Francophones (CIĒF), Limoges, France.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Grigoruţ, C. (2008, November). Le dialogue des intertextes philosophiques dans les Essais de Cioran [Philosophical intertextuality in E-M. Cioran's essays]. Verbal presentation at the Colloque International de la Francophonie, Bucarest, Romania.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Grigoruţ, C. (2008, October). Forever young: On space and time in literature. Keynote presentation at the 3rd International Conference on British and American Studies, Suceava, Romania.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Grigorut, C. (2006, June). The unbearable lightness of (re)reading and its Palimpsestuous space. Verbal presentation at the On Space Conference, Dunedin, New Zealand.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

Grigorut, C. (2006, September-October). Formes et fonctions du calembour dans Fin de partie [Structure and functions of puns in Samuel Beckett's Fin de partie]. Verbal presentation at the International Samuel Beckett Symposium, Tokyo, Japan.

Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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