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ABSTRACT: In a severe poem, written in 1913, Octavian Goga, a great Romanian poet, criticizes Anna Brancoveanu de Noailles, a Romanian princess, born in France, because of her texts, in which she says she is not Romanian. Apparently, Goga is right, because of the heroical death of prince Constantin Brancoveanu (who rather chose to die, than to deny his religion and his origin), in opposition with the happy Parisian high society life of his descendent. This article tries to prove that literary judgement has different criteria from the moral and biographical onee, and that poets can be literarilly right, without being historically right.

KEYWORDS: Anna de Noailles, Brancoveanu, Goga, justice, morale, biography

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