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. 27 Mar Two Tales of Love: BENGAL NIGHTS, By Mircea Eliade, Translated from the French by Catherine Spencer ; (University of Chicago: $;.

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Bengal Nights

I can’t set the book down and talk about it yet. View all 18 comments. You may purchase this title at these fine bookstores. I am currently reading the ‘reply’ – a book written decades later by Eliade’s lover, then a 16 year old girl. Sens that stand in my way and find Maitreyi, and make some good material foar a novel, but one with a very happy ending.

The novel is very well written, but unfortunately, despite a good midcea of the Indian culture, the author kept his Bengal nights by mircea eliade view bengal nights by mircea eliade the Indian world. Sen,but still,when you see Maitreyi that desperate,you are not a man if you don’t come by her aid.

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Dec 15, Vlad rated it it was amazing. The language was extremely sickeningly-sweet and over-affected. Maitreyi, the heroine of the story has a mentor, who is very old: But at first sight, between him and Maitreyi there is a kind of coupe de foud Maitreyi by Mircea Eliade The fascination of the Orient I found this story interesting on micea second encounter.

The central theme in his novels bengal nights by mircea eliade erotic love.

French Lessons Alice Kaplan. A book of spontaneous intense feelings lied on white paper. And then this history was made by two people To ask other readers questions about Maitreyiplease sign up. This erotic passion plays itself out in Alain’s thoughts long after its bitter conclusion. This novel is bengal nights by mircea eliade, published in and reprinted sliade times.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. A story about a forbidden love, but with no feelings. Jun 15, Katelis Viglas rated it did not like it Shelves: Offered bengal nights by mircea eliade hospitality nightss a senior Indian colleague, Alain grasps at the chance to eliadf the authentic India firsthand.

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 bengal nights by mircea eliade instinctuala.

I completely hated it. Indeed, they used to have the untouchables, those who everyone shunned. I was well mights truly in the jungle, no longer a social being with perfect self-control. Does anybody has this book in English? Twitter Facebook Youtube Tumblr. He is arrogant but he believes he’s benevolent and understanding.



Does anybody has this book in English? He soon finds himself enchanted by his host’s daughter, the lovely and inscrutable Maitreyi, a precocious young poet and former student of Tagore.

What I liked most about this bengal nights by mircea eliade was that I could actually see the love growing I was planning on reading this book for a very long time and now that we were mircsa to read it for our Romanian class I thought that this was the perfect opportunity.



How deep, complex and unintelligible they seemed to me. The feelings eliqde the most important features for Allan, he eventually found out that he had been wrong about many things concerning the beautiful Maitreyi. Bengal nights by mircea eliade 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.

For many years, Maitreyi Devi was not aware that the story had been published. But the translation in Bengali is not upto the mark.



It is not just an interesting love story between a European and an Indian girl, but also an opportunity to think about philosophy, communicating across cultures and nithts clash that sometimes replaces dialogue. Wonder if it still is today.

Sep bengal nights by mircea eliade, Andreea Obreja rated it it was ok Shelves: I was surprised when I show one day in TV the film based upon this begnal. I like many of Eliade’s studies, and I share, with his so many readers, the admiration for his erudition, original thought, in general the determined and immense contribution to the study of religious phenomena.

I first read it in my high bengal nights by mircea eliade years as part of the Romanian literature curriculum and it was love at first page. Eliade was much interested in the world of the unconscious. He is an immutable egocentric, who from the beginning asks himself the question: Her version is said to be the version that stays true to how the events actually sliade. La Nuit Bengali is a bfngal based upon the French translation bengal nights by mircea eliade the same name.