Author Archives: Constantin Severin

About Constantin Severin

Constantin Severin ( is a Romanian writer and, as a visual artist, the founder and promoter of the award-winning concept known as archetypal expressionism. He is the author of eight books of poetry, essays, and novels, and his poems have been published by major Romanian and international literary magazines. He is one of the editors of the French cultural magazine Levure littéraire.

Romanul „Bibliotecarul Infernului” la Gaudeamus 2019

Azi, luni 18 noiembrie 2019, a ieșit de sub tipar cel de-al doilea roman al meu, „Bibliotecarul Infernului”, publicat de editura Cartea Românească Educațional. Editorul cărții este prof. univ. Vasile Burlui iar redactor de carte scriitorul Paul Gorban. Coperta este … Continue reading

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„Sometimes the overproduction of knowledge leads to illiteracy”

Interview with the writer Dubravka Ugresic, winner of the Neustadt Prize (2016) RD&CS:-What is a woman beyond her social definition? DU: A beast?! Ha-ha… RD&CS: – The word “woman.” What weight, what dimensions (length, breadth) does it have, psychologically, historically, … Continue reading

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”Gutenbergi, marconi sau teleaști au aruncat muzica contemporană românească la periferia informației și a evenimentului”

     Interviu cu compozitorul Liviu Dănceanu      Mult mai cunoscut în străinătate decât în România, Liviu Dănceanu (n. 19 iulie 1954, Roman; d.26 octombrie 2017, București) a fost singurul mare compozitor român pe care am avut șansa de a-l cunoaște … Continue reading

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Inferno’s Librarian

Inferno’s Librarian (excerpts, a novel by Constantin Severin) I was still a student when my teacher Giambattista Vico recommended me to be hired as a librarian at the Royal Library in Naples. I was appointed after a long and intense … Continue reading

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Severin’s Choice: Sonni Pacheco

Mother and Vancouver native, Sonni Pacheco has at only twenty-nine, unearthed a brilliant and recognizable talent that is already gaining fast traction in the art community. Although only sculpting since the birth of her daughter in 2013, her innate and … Continue reading

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Bibliotecarul Infernului

Prinţul Eugen de Savoia, pictură de Jacob van Schuppen Bibliotecarul Infernului (fragment)                                                                                 Roman                                                                                                de Constantin Severin                               Motto: ’’Dublă e naşterea celor ce mor, şi  dublă pieirea…’’ (Empedocles din Agrigent) Aristotel era convins că marile fapte şi idei … Continue reading

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Text and Time 118 (The Archetypal World)

My most recent artwork, Text and Time 118 (The Archetypal World), oil on canvas, 50×70 cm, 2018, belonging to the series of the new awarded art concept/movement, the Archetypal Expressionism. The art collectors interested by this artwork may contact the … Continue reading

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