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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The author masked his own identity in the book yet he mentioned Maitreyi’s very clearly and even used an identifier He mentions her association with Tagore’s protegee. Originally published in Romanian inthis semiautobiographical novel by the world renowned scholar Mircea Eliade details the passionate awakenings of Alain, an ambitious young French engineer flush with colonial pride and prejudice and full of a European fascination with the mysterious subcontinent.
It is physically difficult to watch. Showing an unbelievable lack of judgement, while he gave himself a pseudonym in his novel, he uses her real name, and injects extra eliiade passion into the story. 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.
BENGAL NIGHTS by Mircea Eliade | Kirkus Reviews
There are implications for both but, as to be expected, worse and more serious ones for the woman. In fulfillment of a promise Eliade made to Maitreyi that his novel would not be published in English during their lifetimes an English translation, of MayitreyiBengal Nights did mkrcea appear until While I was reading about the plot lines, the social backdrop, the structure of the novel etcI came across your article.
Will they be sorry for what they did to me? AllanMaitreyi DeviNightd Dasgupta.
Thoughtscapes – Reimagining Thoughtscapes – people, place, policy, potential. The language was extremely sickeningly-sweet and over-affected. Allan is an employee of the company run by engineer Narendra Sen. The author shows in his work the depth of asian spirit and demonstrates the major differences of relationship aproach between european and asian people. Feminist Eatery Database – Undercover Project. Girls cannot just marry, but money has to be found.
He is returned to Calcutta and admitted into a hospital. Equally interesting is how an European arrives in India, looking at everything with superiority as his friends.
Nghts vibrantly poetic love story, Bengal Nights is also a cruel account of the wreckage left in the wake of a young man’s self discovery. Maitreyi Devi and Mircea Eliade — Lovely says: As I see it, she opens her soul to him and he calls her primitive instead of listening.
But do not open it if you prefer to remain unmoved by your reading matter. Mircea Eliade was a worldwide famous scholar, whose knowledge of the religions of the world gained him respect and is in evidence in this work.
Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. You must know I’m rather sick right now and I may have bngal fever, so I’m not thinking straight. Want to Read saving…. Sep 15, Andreea Obreja rated it it was ok Shelves: Perhaps compounded by his love for Maitreyi, he puts India on a pedestal.
Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. I was well and truly in the jungle, no eliads a social being with perfect self-control.
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. French Lessons Alice Kaplan. I’m not going to morcea that for the benefit of your eyeballs. Eliade’s other novels based on his Romanian background are far better.
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Maitreyi by Mircea Eliade
By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. What I really liked was that Eliade did not put the emphasis on the characters’ looks, but on their behaviour and thinking. Originally published in Romanian inthis semiautobiographical novel by the world renowned scholar Mircea Eliade details the passionate awakenings of Alain, an ambitious young French engineer flush with colonial pride and prejudice and full of a European fascination with the mysterious subcontinent.
Her younger sister learns about this and other shenanigans. This is the first book I have ever read twice and it was so much worth it! The brilliance of mricea novel benga, that, despite the intense focus on love and pain, it teaches so much about India and Britain at the time in which it set s.
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