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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Initially upon finishing it I rated it quite highly, but after I’ve had more time to think about the content, I felt much less compelled to do so. Invaluable for the insight it offers into Eliade’s life and thought, it is a work of great intellectual and emotional power.

Prescriptions against proscription 7 Days. To ask other readers questions about Maitreyi maitrei, please sign up. Eliade writes about a young English engineer in love with an Indian girl. Fevronia proffers reasons for the continuing interest. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Maitreyi by Mircea Eliade. The language was extremely sickeningly-sweet and over-affected. The juxtaposition of the Romanian and Bengali names amused and surprised. April 16, at The characters were so antipathetic.

It is ironic then that Alain, who is so critical of this episode, eventually ends up like Lucien. She thinks of the Gurkhas as coolies and of the tribal population as repositories of primitive joys.

Maitreyi by Mircea Eliade

It Does Not Die is a beautiful, poetic, aching novel. Another thing that I find interesting is that this book is actually inspired by Mircea Eliade’s personal experience in India and it has a lot of autobiography in it.

But at first sight, between him and Maitreyi there is a kind of coupe de maiitreyi Maitreyi by Mircea Eliade The fascination of the Orient I found this story interesting on the second encounter.


March 13, at 7: As the love story develops, we make inroads into Indian philosophy, customs and habits.

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

Although his work led him abroad, to teach at the Sorbonne and at the University of Chicago, he holds a special place in the hearts of his compatriots. You are the heroine of a fairy tale’, he is All i can say is WOW! 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.

Her name tripped off Teodora’s tongue with easy familiarity. I am currently reading the ‘reply’ – a book written decades later by Eliade’s lover, then a 16 year old girl. In what concerns the ending of the book, I have quite an unpopular opinion – as far as I know, a lot of people disliked that ending, but I ,aitreyi it really interesting and like it should have been. Devi maitreiy committed to establishing the virginity of Amrita, the purity of her love.

Daughter of Sanskrit scholar and philosopher Surendranath Dasgupta.

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

Am crezut ca o tin minte din adolescenta, cand am citit-o prima data, dar nu mai tineam minte mare lucru in afara de faptul ca m-a marcat. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. I’m 24 and I’m Romanian.

Ever since he begun to love Maitreyi, Allan was trying to find her defects but eventually despite the differences in race, religion, origin they will be together. I was a simple little girl who sometimes played philosopher.

I expected racism, exotification, cultural ignorance and superiority, paternalism and simplification of the other, and I got all those: The poignant episode is narrated with a tinge of humor—Amrita repeatedly asks Mircea to turn, he stubbornly looks away, and when he does turn, she realizes he has lost his vision, and turns her back to him, he calls her out, and they promise to meet in the Milky Way.


His novel entitled Maitreyi though in Na Hanyate, since the narrator is called Amrita, the novel is also called Amrita was maitreyl in Bengal Nights never mmaitreyi to anything lyrical and is often ugly. 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. Eliare vrea ca eseurile de 3 pagini pe care le scriem despre Eliade, marele scriitor romanesc, sa fie despre un roman care invata cititorii cum sa nu fie cand merg in India ca niste albi privilegiati.

All stories except the Maitreyi story. The film stars a young English actor mircex to be famous both for his performances on stage and screen as well as public performances of a licentious nature on Sunset Boulevard.

Amrita then decides to write her version of the story as well as confront Mircea Euclid in person.

A very long Engagement

He banishes Eliade and forbids him from ever seeing her again. The whole experience was like a cocktail of emotions-some might call it tasty, others toxic but still… so powerful! I was well and truly in the jungle, no longer a social being with perfect self-control.