Eliza Deac

Laureate of the Atlas Program

Stay from June 1st to July 31, 2018


Eliza Deac is a Doctor of Letters with a thesis entitled The poetics and its avatars: Mallarme's model and some poetic experiments similar to the twentieth and twenty-first centuries, supported at the Babeş-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania in 2016. She holds a Master's degree in literature (2005) with a dissertation on the work of the Romanian literary critic Ion Negoiţescu and a master's degree in "Romanian Literary Studies" (2006) with a dissertation on the subjectivity of criticism Literary, she also obtained a certificate of specialization in "Literature and aesthetics" at the University of Geneva in 2011. She has been a member of the European Network for Avant-Garde and Modernism Studies since 2012. Her current research is focused on avant-garde poetry of the first half of the 20th century, but her interests also include more or less less close: the history of the book, the theories of free verse, verbal images in the face of visual images, the evolution of literary theory, new media theories, as well as digital literature.

The Project

Title: The evolution of Dadaist free verse in Twenty-five poems by Tristan Tzara

eywords: dadaism, free verse, publishing work, total book

Sélection de publications

  • Le Maître du Livre : Stéphane Mallarmé et les sorts d’Un coup de Dés, Cluj-Napoca/ Bucarest, Școala Ardeleană/ Eikon, 2018, 332 p.
  • « The Problematic Status of the Literary Work of Art in Contemporary Aesthetics », Transcultural Studies : A Journal in Interdisciplinary Research (Brill Journals), Vol. 13, No. 2, 2017, pp. 119-144.
  • « Monstrous Genres. Inverting the Romantic Poetics in Shelley Jackson’s Patchwork Girl », Screen Bodies. An Interdisciplinary Journal of Experience, Perception, and Display (Berghahn Journals, New York/ Oxford), Vol. 1, Issue 2, Fall 2016, pp. 42-63.