Luceafărul (poem)

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Luceafărul (The Vesper/The Evening Star/The Lucifer/The Daystar) is the name of a Romanian poem by Mihai Eminescu, published in 1883. It is generally considered his masterpiece.[1][2]

The World Records Academy announced in January 2009 that Luceafărul had been officially recognized as being the longest love poem ever made.[3]


  1. ^ The Houghton Mifflin Dictionary of Biography, p.494. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (2003), ISBN 0-618-25210-X.
  2. ^ Gisèle Vanhese, "Superstitions et symbolisme ophidiens chez Mircea Eliade et O. V. de L. Milosz", in Antoine Court (ed.), Le populaire à l'ombre des clochers, p.180. Université de Saint-Etienne (2007), ISBN 2-86272-109-3.
  3. ^ „Luceafarul” lui Eminescu, omologat cel mai lung poem de dragoste, Ziua, 15th of February 2009. As of 23 February 2009.

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