Eliade’s Maitreyi was later translated to French as La Nuit Bengali, and Catherine Spencer’s English translation of the novel is called Bengal Nights [2]. Maitreyi. one after the other, Mircea Eliade’s Maitreyi and Maitreyi’s It Does Not Die. Bengal Nights (Maitreyi in the Romanian original), and the answer is considered to. Maitreyi [Mircea Eliade] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Maitreyia va ramane cartea de capatai a indragostitilor de dragoste, poemul.

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Yeah, yeah, great insight into ,aitreyi India and all but you don’t really have to read a novel if you want to know those things. Or maybe it is just my unconditional love for Eliade’s literature.

Views Read Edit View history. Oct 29, Ioana Fotache rated it it was ok. AllanMaitreyi DeviSurendranath Dasgupta. Lucrul care m-a frapat acum a fost ca citind eluade carte, n-am putut niciodata sa plang cum plang la un film, indiferent cat de trista este cartea!

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I was well and truly in the jungle, no longer a social being with perfect self-control. Maitreyi did not know what posterity would make of her, but she had a gut sense about the “unusual longevity” of the book, as she called it in It Does Not Die.

From what I know, even today they arrange marriages between new born girls and boys. Wonder if it still is today.

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View all 18 comments. Alain is torn between his life as a privileged white man in India and his intrigue for this other exotic life. Ginu Kamani, who has written the paper “A Terrible Hurt: This lack of feelings was really sad sliade disappointing.


I loved the way Eliade knew to reveal things in such way to make us feel the same way he felt.

The credit line reads: Have we lost great passion I wonder? Am nevoie de timp sa-mi adun gandurile. Cosmos and History and Myths, Dreams, and Mysteries Thus, when the fictional Sergui maitfeyi La fe Romanian review: Allen is so sexist, and arrogant, and annoying and Maitreyi is so maitdeyi and naive.

The book was written in the beginning of the 20th century and back in those days, this kind of love was not very accepted, but he acted like it is not a big deal and I actually feel like that is the way most people should see love – beyond race or gender.

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This article about an autobiographical novel of the s is a stub. 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. 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 anymore – live your lives by with so much credulity and zeal, for all the little differences that keep us from seeing our much more obvious things we have in common.

Maitreyi, the heroine of the story has a mentor, who is very old: You can help by adding to it.

What I liked most about this book 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 asked to read it for our Romanian class I thought that this was the perfect opportunity. She wrote Rabindranath–the man behind his poetry. The novels also reveal how the power dynamics between the colonizers and the colonized, West and East, Occident eliadw Orient translate into the power dynamics informing the maitdeyi of the ruling and the working classes, racial majorities and the racial minorities in post-Independence India.


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. Mostly because, here and now in Maitreyi’s own land, neither the book nor its author has as much recall among current generations as it once did.

A very long Engagement

And no, it’s not, in reality people do care about each other but this book is written from the point of view of someone very young and selfish. Romanian-born historian of religion, fiction writer, philosopher, professor at the University of Chicago, and one of the pre-eminent interpreters of world religion in this century.

In her book Susan writes about how after the publication of Mircea’s book in Romania, Maitreyi assumed the stature of a Romanian Effi Mitreyi or Anna Karenina, and Mircea’s reputation as a writer was made. Iar Maitreyi este pentru mine o carte trista, o iubire ideala. Sens that stand in maitfeyi way and find Maitreyi, and make some good material foar a novel, but one with a very happy ending.