Maitreyi [Mircea Eliade] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Maitreyia va ramane cartea de capatai a indragostitilor de dragoste, poemul. Note: This is an excerpt. The complete essay will appear in the print edition of Papercuts Vol Heroes and Villains. In the teakwood bookshelf of our old. STRANGELOVE: (From top) Romanian writer Mircea Eliade and Maitreyi Devi and their respective books; actress Maya Morgenstern in the.

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This novel is semi-autobiographic, published in and reprinted many times. Actually, I’m pretty generous in my opinions but this book was simply hateful.

Maotreyi Sen roped herself into it. B I love it and I hate it at the same time, if that is at all possible. There are implications for both but, as to be expected, worse and more serious ones for the woman.

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Robin Mazumder Urban Scientist. 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 mirceaa way most people should see love – beyond race or gender. The juxtaposition of the Romanian and Bengali names amused and surprised.

A twenty-something Romanian student with Fascist associations who happens to be quite fluent in French and has a bit of English arrives in Calcutta in British India to study with a renowned Bengali scholar.


Love in The Bengali Night Does Not Die: Maitreyi Devi and Mircea Eliade

Written by Torsa Ghosal. In the past, she has assisted the editors of the journal, Prose Studies: Mqitreyi to Book Page. The characters were so antipathetic. But should you look up online book reviews, you will find an even younger audience with last names like Mazilu, Anghel, Iticescu, Pinzariu, posting comment after comment about Maitreyi.

View all 17 comments. Daniel Dorobantu — Tales of Myth – concert in Timisoara, multimedia art at its best. Much to consider, and as Alain says early in the novel of his love for Maitreyi, he can’t describe it, because describing it will somehow corrupt it, paraphrased here. 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 the clash that sometimes replaces dialogue.

Bengal Nights never rises to anything lyrical and is often ugly. Jul 18, Adelina Traicu rated it really liked it.

Love in The Bengali Night Does Not Die: Maitreyi Devi and Mircea Eliade « Behind the Hedge

And it is after that that she wrote Na Hanyate. Jan 26, Aeryn Hope rated it did not like it. But spirited woman that she was, Maitreyi would have been happy to know how future generations of women from Mircea’s land continue maitgeyi read her in all her fabulous complexity. All stories except the Maitreyi story. The whole experience was like a cocktail of emotions-some might call it tasty, others toxic but still… so powerful!

The young friends did go to visit her elderly guru. And Maitreyi, she got married to someone else. Or maybe it is just matreyi unconditional love for Eliade’s literature. Perhaps compounded by his love for Maitreyi, he puts India on a pedestal. In her book Susan writes about how after the publication of Mircea’s book in Romania, Maitreyi assumed the stature of a Romanian Effi Briest or Anna Karenina, and Mircea’s reputation as a writer was made.


Maitreyi by Mircea Eliade

PhD isabled What it’s like doing a PhD with disability or chronic illness. Mircea was banished from the Dasgupta home. Notify me of new comments via email.

This could be another aspect that this story and Romeo and Juliet have in common- the underground character of the love of the main personages.


She wrote Rabindranath–the man behind his poetry. The feelings were the most important features for Allan, he eventually found out that he had been wrong about many things concerning the beautiful Maitreyi. This article about an autobiographical novel of the s is a stub. Being able to penetrate to its core this, obviously touching and disturbing at the same time, story, I find myself judging him a lot for his stupid actions and maitreyu lack of judgment, but I do not know how different would I have reacted if it all happened to me.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Many of his scholarly works, as well as his two-volume autobiography and four-volume journal, are published by the University of Chicago Press. I adored Mircea Eliade’s work on myth and religion years ago so read this book with my own lingering love in mind.