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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Preview — Maitreyi by Mircea Eliade. It is one of the rare instances in literature when two protagonists share the same story broken down in the same beautiful moments but seen from two different perspectives. Geographies of Philological Knowledge Nadia R.


Entitled Na Hanyateit was originally published in Bengali. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

The author shows in his work the depth of asian spirit and demonstrates the major differences of relationship aproach between european and asian people.

Radu Stefan rated it did not like it Jan 15, Unul din acele lucruri ce trebuie facute cat mai devreme nengal 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. Invaluable for the insight it offers into Eliade’s life and thought, it is a work of great intellectual and emotional power.


Ana Cretiu rated it did not like it Feb 08, 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.

Translated into French inBengal Nights was an immediate critical success. Outside the USA, see our international sales information. The language was extremely sickeningly-sweet and over-affected. Alexandra rated it did not like it Sep 02, She is also jealous, for she wants Alain to love her and: Girls cannot just marry, but money has to be found. Twitter Facebook Youtube Tumblr.

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I expected racism, exotification, cultural ignorance and superiority, paternalism and simplification of the other, and I got all those: Aceasta carte o voi asocia mereu cu Adam si Eva si Cel mai iubit dintre pamanteni. As a matter of fact, she acts like an Indian version of Juliet, taking her feelings to the highest point.

Equally interesting is how an European arrives in India, looking at everything with superiority as his friends. Refresh and try again.

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He’s like every teenager out there, imagining “What would people think if I threw myself in the Gange? View all 3 comments. Recomandata la orice varsta, dar mai ales in adolescenta. This is Elide’s erotic fantasies published without Maitreyi’s consent or knowledge.


Additionally, the sexual relationship between Alain and Maitreya is quite explicitly stated, and this was Calcutta in the s, so I can only assume that it was a more conservative time than it is now. This is the first book I have ever read twice and it was so much worth it!

O frumoasa poveste despre contrasturi si o anumita iesire din sine prin adoptarea unei culturi total diferite si printr-o relationare neobisnuita si poate ca incredibil de instinctuala. He fell in love with this mystique Indian teenager, who has never experienced love before, but who is really willing to give up on everything for Allan eventually. It is enough to make stones weep. He soon finds himself enchanted by his host’s daughter, the lovely and inscrutable Maitreyi, a precocious young poet and former student of Tagore.

AllanMaitreyi DeviSurendranath Dasgupta. I shall rate it in the future, when I may be less subjective. French Lessons Alice Kaplan.

Bengal Nights

Paperbackpages. It is written in the first person and it is intense.

Sep 04, mircea rated it it was amazing Shelves: Povestea in sine e frumoasa Mircea Eliade Translated by Catherine Spencer. I completely hated it.

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