Radu Țuculescu

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Radu Țuculescu (born January 1, 1949) is a Romanian novelist, playwright, translator, journalist and a theatre director.

He was born in Târgu Mureș, but graduated from the Gheorghe Dima Music Academy in Cluj.[1]

Radu Țuculescu belongs to the so-called "1980s generation" from Romania.[2]

Novels like Cuptorul cu microunde and Povestirile mameibătrâne were published in Austria, France and the Czech Republic. The “Grădina de vară sau Hai să-i batem” theatrical play was played for the first time in Prague, on January 29, 2008, enjoying significant success.[citation needed]

Family[edit]

He is the nephew of painter Ion Țuculescu, and the father of writer Răzvan Țuculescu.[citation needed]

Awards[edit]

  • The Book of the Year, 2009[1]
  • Special Prize, 1994, for Transilvania în... Spania[1]
  • Writers' Union Award, Cluj branch, 1984, 1995, 2005[1]

List of works[edit]

  • Portocale și cascadori (short prose, 1978)
  • Grădina suspendată (short stories, 1981)
  • Vânzătorul de aripi (novel, 1982)
  • Ora păianjenului (novel, 1984)
  • Degetele lui Marsias (novel, 1985)
  • Portrete în mișcare (short prose, 1986)
  • Umbra penei de gâscă (novel, 1991)
  • Cuptorul cu microunde (short prose, 1995)
  • Uscătoria de partid (short prose, 1997)
  • Aventuri în anticameră (diary, 2001)
  • Liften (short prose, Zalaegerszeg-Ungaria, 1996, transl. Szlafkay Attila)
  • Ce dracu se întâmplă cu trenul acesta? (theatre, 2004)
  • Teatrul transilvan la începutul mileniului III (theatrical chronicle, 2004)
  • Povestirile mameibătrâne (novel, 2006)
  • Der Mikrowellenherd (der Roman Eines Plattenbaus in zehn Aufzugen) - Lehner - Vienna, 2008 trad. Zorin Diaconescu
  • Stalin cu sapa-nainte (novel, 2009)
  • Bravul nostru Micsa (theatrical plays, 2010)
  • Romanul erectil- publicistica (chronicles, 2010)
  • Femeile insomniacului (novel, 2012)
  • Mere-vieille racontait (novel, Gingko Edition, Paris 2012, trad. Dominique Ilea)
  • Stalin con la zappa in spalla - Aracne editrice, 2013, transl. Danilo De Salazar

Translations[edit]

  • America nu există ("America does not exist"), anthology of German-language prose writers from Switzerland, Oradea, 1998

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Prezentarea scriitorului Radu Țuculescu la Cercul Cultural din Haifa. 29 noiembrie 2013" (in Romanian). Retrieved April 21, 2014. 
  2. ^ Musat, Carmen (March 2011). "Generaţia regăsită" (in Romanian). Observator cultural. 

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