Ştefan Bolea is the author of Internal Conflict in Nineteenth-Century Literature. Reading the Jungian Shadow (Lexington Books, 2020). He is currently working as an Associate Lecturer within the Faculty of History and Philosophy of the Babeș-Bolyai University of Cluj-Napoca, Romania and as an editor of the literary magazine Apostrof. He is also the co-founder and editor-in-chief of the cultural e-zine EgoPHobia. He has received his second doctorate summa cum laude in Comparative Literature in September 2017 (after a first one in Philosophy in 2012) with an interdisciplinary investigation on the archetype of the shadow in the literature. He has won research fellowships in Oslo, Munich, Paris and Vienna. He also has two BA’s in Philosophy and European Studies and one MA in American Studies. He is the recipient of nineteen national and international awards and distinctions of literature and selections from his texts were translated into English, German, French, Portuguese and Ukrainian. He has published twelve books in Romanian. His activity encompasses a remarkable number of articles in both Romanian and English published with journals such as Philosophy Now, Philobiblon, Studia Philosophia, Caietele Echinox or Meta. He maintains active profiles on ResearchGate and

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