The book Bengal Nights: A Novel, Mircea Eliade is published by University of Chicago Press. Bengal Nights Mircea Eliade The University of Chicago Press. Mircea Eliade ( ) was the Sewell L. Avery Distinguished Service Professor in the. Maitreyi by Mircea Eliade Ultima noapte de dragoste, întâia noapte de război by Camil Bengal Nights was written by a European man in India (Calcutta in the.

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Toate trei ocupa un loc special in sufletul meu. Don’t read this book.

It is enough to make stones weep. I am currently reading nihts ‘reply’ – a book written decades later by Eliade’s lover, then a 16 year old girl. The most interesting part was the one where the author delves into philosophy, religion and the Oriental fascination which produced a lot of fake literature, but brought to the West so many, enlightening ideas and practices.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Planned Pedanthood I think thoughts Jul 03, Bianca rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jan 26, Aeryn Hope rated it did not like it. It doesn’t seem written inI can at least put that down on paper now. It is beautifully written. Maitreyi Devi and Mircea Eliade […].

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All i can say is WOW!

Bengal Nights was written by a European man in India Calcutta in the sso I knew I was going to be shaking my head a lot. A twenty-something Romanian student with Fascist associations who happens to be quite fluent in French and has a bit of English arrives in Calcutta in British India to study with a renowned Bengali scholar.

As vrea ca atunci cand ni se preda cartea asta la scoala sa ni se spuna ce om de cacat ii allan, ce abuz de putere face vrajind o fata de jumatatea varstei lui, ce orientalism extrem are in modul in care prezinta cultura indiana ca ceva exotic si primitiv, ce sexist ii modul in care se foloseste de femei si cumva tot el ii victima desi o duce bine-mersi folosindu-se de cine o fi pe cand femeile din viata lui se sinucid sau innebunesc.


Thanks for telling us about the problem. And to conclude with, I recommend this book from all my heart, it is pure genius and it has some moments when you just want to melt because of the sweet things that have been happening around there. He gets what he wants, then leaves, doing all kinds of stupid stuff because suffering for love is just so poetic and everybody just loves a sad hero But do not open it if you prefer to remain unmoved by your reading matter.

Initially upon finishing it I rated it quite highly, but after I’ve had more time to think about the content, I felt much less compelled to do so. Preview — Maitreyi by Mircea Eliade.


If he understood Indian Bengali Indian culture like he said he did, surely he would have known better than to write such a tale, fictionalized or not, about a person it can easily be attributed to? Mircea Eliade Translated by Catherine Spencer. But now I have really come, to perform an impossible deed. Indeed, many married younger. Another thing that I find interesting is that this book is actually inspired by Mircea Eliade’s personal experience in India and it has a lot of autobiography in it.

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Bengal Nights

And the system of caste had made it impossible for people from one class, or caste to marry into another. Inthe University of Chicago Press published the two works in English as companion volumes. Unul din acele lucruri ce trebuie facute cat mai devreme in viata, desi poate ca unii nu reusesc niciodata sa iasa din ei nici macar pentru asa o scurta bucata de timp precum s-a dovedit a fi intreaga poveste cuprinsa in aceasta carte. Paperbackpages.


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Sep 25, Realini rated it really liked it. Twitter Facebook Youtube Tumblr. Maitreyi had a really changing personality, she was a really mysterious woman. Well, truth seems to be stranger than fiction.

Maitreyi by Mircea Eliade

Or in the beginning when he just couldn’t admit what he really thought and mocked everything Indian so that he wouldn’t look bad. Views Read Edit View history. But do not open fliade if you prefer to remain unmoved by your reading matter. Geographies of Philological Knowledge Nadia R. It was right, it was just like it was supposed to happen. April 16, at 9: Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Yeah, yeah, great mircfa into ‘s India and all but you don’t really have to read a novel if you want to know those things.

After reading it, she wrote her own version of the relationship in Indeed, they used to have the untouchables, those who everyone eliad. Maitreyi falls so much in love that she will not respect the rules anymore.

It seems filtered through language, cultural distance and miles, but not time. It’s an emotional book,sincere Lists with This Book. There was a problem adding your email address.