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Dr. Constantin Grigorut

Dr Constantin Grigorut

Senior Lecturer French Programme

MA (McMaster), PhD (UBC)

Telephone: +64 3 479 8701
Office: Arts 3S5
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
FREN250/350 Crossroads in French Cultural Space
FREN335 Advanced French
EURO202/302 The Culture of the European City

Research
Intertextuality
Philosophy and Literature
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). 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. (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. (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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Journal - Research Article

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. (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

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.

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Journal - Research Other

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.

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Journal - Professional & Other Non-Research Articles

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.

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.

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Full paper

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]

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]

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]

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]

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Conference Contribution - Published proceedings: Abstract

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]

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Conference Contribution - Verbal presentation and other Conference outputs

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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