THE REALITY OF ONE’S OWN EXISTENCE:
CASANOVA AS AN ARTIST OF SELF PRESENTATION IN STEFAN ZWEIG’S ADEPTS IN SELF-PORTRAITURE Cover Image

REALITATEA PROPRIEI EXISTENŢE: CASANOVA CA ARTIST AL AUTOPREZENTĂRII ÎN TREI POEŢI AI PROPRIEI VIEŢI DE STEFAN ZWEIG
THE REALITY OF ONE’S OWN EXISTENCE: CASANOVA AS AN ARTIST OF SELF PRESENTATION IN STEFAN ZWEIG’S ADEPTS IN SELF-PORTRAITURE

Author(s): Adina Bandici
Subject(s): Literary Texts
Published by: Editura Universităţii Vasile Goldiş
Keywords: Casanova; self presentation; confessional writing; myth; seducer

Summary/Abstract: The aim of this article is to explore Giacomo Casanova’s real and fictitious life based on critical opinions and especially Stefan Zweig’s productive reception. The focus is on the man Casanova as an artist of self presentation, who brought it to world fame and became a myth. In the Age of Enlightenment, which is characterized by a strict moral code, Casanova fights against the prejudices of society, managing to turn freedom of expression into his motto and to make a name for himself.

  • Issue Year: XIV/2018
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 95-104
  • Page Count: 10
  • Language: German