Bengal Nights Mircea Eliade The University of Chicago Press. Mircea Eliade ( ) was the Sewell L. Avery Distinguished Service Professor in the. The book Bengal Nights: A Novel, Mircea Eliade is published by University of Chicago Press. BENGAL NIGHTS. User Review – Jane Doe – Kirkus. Eliade (), a major figure in the scholarly study of world religions, tells his version of younger days.
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I adored Mircea Eliade’s work on myth and religion years ago so read this book with my own lingering love in mind. It doesn’t se Wow. I was well and truly in the jungle, no longer a social being with perfect self-control.
Offered the hospitality of a senior Indian colleague, Alain grasps at the chance to discover the authentic India firsthand.
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Andreea Beldie rated it did not like it Jul 20, I nihgts set the book down and talk about it yet. Kerrigan rated it did not like it Apr 20, Geographies of Philological Knowledge Nadia R.
This is one of the best Romanian books I’ve read, an impressive and interesting book. The most in “Maitreyi” I liked that I learned ,ircea about Indian culture and Hindu religion and unknown interesting things.
Paperbackpages. Allen is so sexist, and arrogant, and annoying and Maitreyi is eliace childish and naive. There was a problem adding your email address.
Allan is an employee of the company run by engineer Narendra Sen. I first read it in my high school years as part of the Romanian literature curriculum and it was love at first page.
I am not going to give any spoilers, but the one thing I feel is that every ego died in that book and by the end it was all just a book of empty souls. What follows is a charming, tentative flirtation that soon, against all the proprieties and precepts of Indian society, blossoms into a love affair both impossible and ultimately tragic. Maitreyi miecea a really changing personality, she was a really mysterious woman. Views Read Edit View history.
Maitreyi by Mircea Eliade
Lists benga, This Book. There were some things I liked but I can’t remember them because I’m too furious. Keops keops rated it did not like it Sep 25, At once horrifying and deeply moving, Eliade’s story repeats the patterns of European engagement with India even as it exposes and condemns them.
After reading it, she wrote her own version of the relationship in Eliade was an intensely prolific author of fiction and non-fiction alike, publishing over 1, pieces over 60 years.
Bengal Nights – Wikipedia
I expected racism, exotification, cultural ignorance and superiority, paternalism and simplification of bengl other, and I got all those: Each week, our editors select the one author and one book they believe to be most worthy of your attention and highlight them in our Pro Connect email alert.
I find wliade very interesting that Mircea Eliade saw interracial love from a different perspective. To ask other readers questions about Bengal Nightsplease sign up. At once horrifying and deeply moving, Eliade’s story repeats the patterns of European engagement with India even as it exposes and condemns them. It was right, it was just like it was supposed to happen. As vrea ca eseurile de 3 pagini pe care le scriem despre Eliade, marele scriitor romanesc, sa fie despre un roman care invata eoiade cum sa nu fie cand merg in India ca niste albi privilegiati.
Want to Read Currently Reading Read. AllanMaitreyi DeviSurendranath Dasgupta. Preview — Maitreyi by Mircea Eliade. Entitled Na Hanyateit was originally published in Bengali. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.
I feel pitty for the human race, for all the stupidity that it bears with so much pride and arrogance, for the immense amount of pain and suffering we put one another through each day, for all the superstitions you – not me, not wliade – live your lives by with so much credulity and zeal, for all the little differences that keep us from seeing our much benga, obvious things we have in common.
Eliadw I really liked was that Eliade did not put the emphasis on the characters’ looks, but on their behaviour and thinking. Unfortunately these differences will divide them, they were coming from different worlds which will remain so until nowadays.
Its most famous translation is the one in Frenchpublished as La Nuit Bengali in Recomandata la orice varsta, dar mai ales in adolescenta. The novel was translated into Italian inGerman inSpanish inBengali inEsperanto in and Catalan in Books by Mircea Eliade. Fahim Hassan rated it did not nifhts it Sep 04,