Poetry in Desperate Times?

An Interview with Lidia Vianudf

in Critical Survey

Lidia Vianu is Professor of English Contemporary Literature at the University of Bucharest. She has twice been Fulbright lecturer in Comparative Literature in the United States: at the State University of New York, Binghamton, NY, and the University of California, Berkeley. She is also a poet, novelist, critic, and translator, who has published five books of literary criticism as well as Censorship in Romania, a book of interviews and translations. She has written one novel and three poetry collections. Her editing work includes six anthologies of British and American literature and criticism, and she has translated works into both Romanian and English. In 2005 she won, jointly with Adam J. Sorkin, the Corneliu M. Popescu Prize for European Poetry Translation.

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