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07 Sep. 2022 / 14:10

The National Museum of Romanian Literature "Mihail Kogălniceanu", the host of the exhibition "Mihai Cimpoi, the man of destiny"

"Mihai Cimpoi - destiny in culture" was the title of a double event devoted to the 80th anniversary of the birth of the distinguished man of the book, an eminescologist and literary critic. A scientific symposium was held at the State University of Moldova, and an exhibition of books, manuscripts, fine art, documents and photographs was inaugurated at the "Mihail Kogălniceanu" National Museum of Romanian Literature, Moldova 1 reports.

At the age of 80, academician Mihai Cimpoi was in creative and intellectual effervescence. The academic enjoys the disciples and the books written.

"I dedicated myself. Eminescu remains my author, the author who is pyramidal and canonical, he is the canonical center of our culture and of universal culture", says Mihai Cimpoi, academician.

"In the criticism and history of literature from Bessarabia, the academician is a founder, he reformed the language of literary criticism and the essay under the conditions of dogmatism and linguistic primitivism of the sad Soviet memory", says Nina Corcinschi, director of the Institute of Philology.

Mihai Cimpoi is, par excellence, a cultural and social thinker, say exegesis.

"We are dealing with an encyclopaedic figure, who is not only a man who thinks about culture but also a brilliant practitioner of culture", says the university lecturer from Bălţi, Nicolae Leahu.

At the "Mihail Kogălniceanu'' Naţional Museum of Romanian Literature, the exhibition "Mihai Cimpoi - the man-destiny" was inaugurated.

"We value the evolution of Mihai Cimpoi towards the destiny of the book, a destiny of the philosopher of culture, a great historian of literature and eminescologist. Our exhibition is unique", said the director of the National Museum of Literature, Maria Śleahtiţchi.

Mihai Cimpoi is always at the writing table. Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, he has been working on the book entitled "Stolen loneliness. Quarantine diary with Albert Camus".

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