Panait Istrati was a Romanian working class writer, who wrote in French and Romanian, In Istrati’s story Kyra Kyralina (or Chira Chiralina) was published with a preface by Rolland. It became the first in his Adrien Zograffi literary cycle. Panait Istrate was born in the Danube port Braila in Romania, on 11 August to Joita Istrate, Codin si Chira Chiralina (novel “Chira Chiralina”). Chira Chiralina este o nuvela scrisa de Panait Istrati n limba franceza si tradusa in limba , Chira, in toate limbile in care se afla tradusa, a mers in.

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In the meantime, he was a prolific reader. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Panait Istrati.

In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Living in misery, ill and depressed, he attempted suicide in on his way to Nicebut his life was rescued in time. Istrati was first noted for the depiction of one homosexual character in his work. This page was last edited on 29 Novemberat Thereafter, he suffered a crisis istratu conscience mainly due to being branded a ” Trotskyist ” or even a ” Fascist ” by his former communist friends, the most violent of which proved to be Henri Barbusse.

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Panait Istrati

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Istrati dealt with the mounting persecution of Old Bolsheviks and the gradual victimization of whole population groups.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. This list and many of Istrati’s works are on Wikisource. The political opinions Istrati expressed after his split with Bolshevism are rather ambiguous. It became the first in his Adrien Zograffi literary cycle. Kira Kiralina was filmed in as a Soviet silent film.

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Istrati’s travels were marked by two successive unhappy marriages, a brief return to Romania in when he tried to earn his living as a hog farmerand long periods of vagabondage.

He and Kazantzakis wrote Stalin a congratulatory letter that remained unanswered. Retrieved from ” https: This article needs additional citations for verification. Rolland received the letter through the Police and immediately replied. He went to BucharestIstanbulCairoNaplesParis —and Switzerland where he settled for a while, trying to cure his tuberculosis.

Views Read Edit View history. Chiralinz next major work by Istrati was the novel Codine. January Learn how and when to remove this template message.

His views were also harshly made clear in two letters he sent to the GPU leadership in December Panait Istrati works in Romanian. Romanian Wikisource has original text related to this article: Istrati shared the leftist ideals of Rolland, and, as much as his mentorplaced his hopes in the Bolshevik vision.


In —29, after a tumultuous stay in Greece where he was engaged in fights with the police and invited to leave the countryhe went istrait to the Soviet Union. Istrati came back to Romania ill and demoralised, was treated for tuberculosis in Nice, then returned to Bucharest.

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Rolland had praised Istrati’s letters to the GPU, but he nonetheless chose to stay clear of the controversy. He was joined in Moscow by his future close friend, Nikos Kazantzakis ; while in the city, Panait Istrati met Victor Paanit and expressed his wish to become a citizen of the Soviet Union.

He then earned his living as an apprentice to a tavern -keeper, then as a pastry cook and peddler.

While in the Soviet Union, Istrati wrote a screenplay based on his own work entitled, The Banditsa project that was never completed. He travelled through large sections of the European part, witnessing celebrations in Moscow and Kiev.