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Maciej Bielawski: “Nicolae Steinhardt and his Journal of Happiness”

 Nicu Steinhardt (1912-1988) was one of the most interesting, significant and representative persons of twentieth-century European culture. Born in Bucharest at the turn of the century in a Jewish family, he was educated in law and became a gifted literary critique. Moved by his natural intellectual openness, he proved himself to be a profound thinker and erudite, writer and philosopher between the two wars. During the totalitarian regime in Rumania, he spent four years in communist prisons, a turning point for him as an important experience linked him with the… Read more Maciej Bielawski: “Nicolae Steinhardt and his Journal of Happiness”