Ion Deaconescuwas born in 1947 in Romania. Не graduated at the Faculty of Arts at the Bucharest University and earned his PhD at the Departrnent for Linguistics and Foreign Literature. Не became а Rhetoric lecturer at the Craiova University. His work has been published in eight countries and translated into several languages. Не is the author of many analytical studies, reviews and theoretical еѕѕауѕ published in many different countries.