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Marius Hentea


Marius Hentea
+46 31 786 5288

Room number: D457
Postal Address: Box 200, 40530 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Renströmsgatan 6 , 41256 Göteborg

Department of Languages & Literatures (More Information)
Box 200
405 30 Göteborg
Visiting Address: Renströmsgatan 6 , 412 55 Göteborg

About Marius Hentea


B.A., Columbia University (2000), PhD in Government, Harvard University (2007), PhD in English, University of Warwick (2010). Prior to joining the University of Gothenburg as an Associate Professor in 2015, Marius Hentea taught at Université Paris-V (Descartes), Ghent University, and Manchester Metropolitan University. He was promoted to Professor of English Literature at the University of Gothenburg in 2017.


Marius Hentea's main areas of research are modernism and the avant-garde. He is the author of Henry Green at the Limits of Modernism (Sussex Academic Press, 2014) and TaTa Dada: The Real Life and Celestial Adventures of Tristan Tzara (MIT Press, 2014), which has been translated into German and Romanian. His essays have appeared in MLQ, Modernism/Modernity, Modernist Cultures, Narrative, and PMLA.

Marius Hentea's current research project, 'Authorship on Trial: Treason at the Dawn of the Cold War, 1944-1949', is funded by the Swedish Research Council (2017-2020). For a brief description, see http://sprak.gu.se/english/research/research-projects/externally-funded/authorship-on-trial


At Gothenburg Prof. Hentea has taught on EN1110 (‘A’ level), a course on spy fiction ('C' level), and the M.A. course in Modernism. He also supervises undergraduate and doctoral theses. 

Latest publications

‘Aventuri în arhivele avangardei’
Marius Hentea
Vatra, Magazine article 2019
Magazine article

‘La spontanéité poétique chez Tristan Tzara’
Marius Hentea
Europe: Revue Littéraire Mensuelle, Magazine article 2018
Magazine article

'Tzara's Wars'
Marius Hentea
The Disintegration of the Human in War and in the Arts, Iasi, Editura Palatul Culturii, Chapter in book 2018
Chapter in book

Tzara No Țara: Tzara’s Romanian Legacy’
Marius Hentea
Caietele Avangardei, Conference paper 2016
Conference paper

‘Federating the Modern Spirit: The 1922 Congress of Paris’
Marius Hentea
Publications of the Modern Language Association of America, Journal article 2015
Journal article

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Henry Green at the Limits of Modernism
Marius Hentea
Brighton , Sussex Academic Press, Book 2014

‘The End of the Party: The Bright Young People in Vile Bodies, Afternoon Men, and Party Going’
Marius Hentea
Texas Studies in Language and Literature, Journal article 2014
Journal article


‘On the Outskirts of Modernity: Tristan Tzara and Dada in Romania’
Marius Hentea
Modernist Cultures, Journal article 2013
Journal article

'Monocles on Modernity'
Marius Hentea
Modernism/Modernity, Journal article 2013
Journal article

‘The Problem of Literary Generations: Origins and Limitations’
Marius Hentea
Comparative literature studies, Journal article 2013
Journal article

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