Emil Botta

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Emil Botta
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Emil Botta
Born
Emil Botta

(1911-09-15)September 15, 1911
DiedJuly 24, 1977(1977-07-24) (aged 65)
Bucharest, Romania
Resting placeBellu Cemetery, Bucharest
OccupationActor, writer
Spouse(s)Maria Botta

Emil Botta (Romanian pronunciation: [eˈmil ˈbota]; 15 September 1911, Adjud – 24 July 1977, Bucharest) was a Romanian actor and writer.

Together with Emil Cioran, Eugen Ionescu and Arsavir Acterian, he was a member of the literary group called Corabia cu ratați ("The Losers' Ship").[1]

Botta graduated in 1932 from the Dramatical Art Conservatory of Bucharest.[2]

He was married for a while to actress Maria Mimi Botta.[3]

He was the younger brother of poet Dan Botta.[4]

Poetry[edit]

  • Întunecatul April (1937)
  • Pe-o gură de rai (1943)
  • Poezii, (1966)
  • Versuri (includes Vineri), (1971)
  • Poeme, (1974)
  • Un dor fără saţiu, (1976)

Prose[edit]

  • Trântorul, (1938) (second edition 1967)

Awards[edit]

  • Premiul Fundaţiilor Regale (1937)
  • Premiul „Mihai Eminescu” al Academiei Române (1967)

Legacy[edit]

In Romania, there is a national poetry festival named in his honor.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Emil Botta (1911-1977) – actor și scriitor" (in Romanian). Radio Romania Cultural. July 15, 2014. Archived from the original on October 20, 2014. Retrieved August 5, 2014.
  2. ^ "Despre operele lui Emil Botta". cultural.bzi.ro (in Romanian). July 22, 2014. Retrieved August 5, 2014.
  3. ^ Radu, Tania (September 24, 2008). "Arcanele luciditatii (II)" (in Romanian). Revista 22. Retrieved January 10, 2014.
  4. ^ "Emil Botta, măştile geniului" (in Romanian). adevarul.ro. June 25, 2011. Retrieved August 5, 2014.
  5. ^ "Festivalul național de poezie "Emil Botta", ediția a III-a" (in Romanian). Archived from the original on August 11, 2014. Retrieved August 5, 2014.
  • Doina Uricariu, Prefaţa la Emil Botta Le chevalier a l’escargot d’or /Cavalerul cu melc de aur, Editura Minerva, 1985
  • Doina Uricariu, Prefaţă, note, tabel bio-bibliografic şi bibliografie selectivă la Emil Botta – interpretat de... Editura Eminescu, 1986.
  • Doina Uricariu, Ecorşeuri: Structuri şi valori ale poeziei româneşti moderne, Editura Cartea Românească, 1990. Eseuri şi studii despre literatura română interbelicã, privită în contextul creaţiei şi mentalităţii europene.
  • Doina Uricariu: Apocrife despre Emil Botta, Editura Universalia, Bucureşti, 2001, ISBN 973-99880-9-1

Selected filmography[edit]

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