Grigore Alexandrescu

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Grigore Alexandrescu (Romanian pronunciation: [ɡriˈɡore aleksanˈdresku]; 22 February 1810, Târgovişte – 25 November 1885 in Bucharest) was a nineteenth-century Romanian poet and translator noted for his fables with political undertones.[1]

He founded a periodical, Albina Româneascǎ. Alexandrescu wrote Poezii (1832, 1838, 1839) and Meditaţii (1863), many of which were fables and satires influenced by French literature.[2]

Works (summary)Edit

  • Poezii (1832)
  • Fabule (1832)
  • Meditații (1835)
  • Poezii (1838)
  • Fabule (1838)
  • Poezii (1839)
  • Memorial (1842)
  • Poezii (1842)
  • Suvenire și impresii, epistole și fabule (1847)
  • Meditații, elegii, epistole, satire și fabule (1863)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Columbia Encyclopedia Sixth Edition (2007) Retrieved on March 18, 2008
  2. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica, Retrieved on March 18, 2008

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