Bengal Nights Mircea Eliade The University of Chicago Press. Mircea Eliade ( ) was the Sewell L. Avery Distinguished Service Professor in the. The book Bengal Nights: A Novel, Mircea Eliade is published by University of Chicago Press. BENGAL NIGHTS. User Review – Jane Doe – Kirkus. Eliade (), a major figure in the scholarly study of world religions, tells his version of younger days.

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There was a problem adding your email address. Chabu, Maitreyi’s sister, unwillingly witnesses the lovers hugging thus banishing Allan and isolating Maitreyi. Return to Book Page.


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.

To rid himself of the suffering, B retreats into a bungalow in the Himalaya mountains where he meets Jenia Issac. Deedee rated it did not like it Mar 05, Recomandata la orice va 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. La Nuit Bengali is a film based upon the French translation of the same name.

Eliade writes about a young English engineer in love with an Indian girl. Quotes from Bengal Nights. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Radu Stefan rated it did not like it Jan 15, If he understood Indian Bengali Indian culture like he bengwl he did, surely he would have known better than to write such a tale, fictionalized or not, about a person it can easily be attributed to?

He’s like every teenager out there, imagining “What would people think if I threw myself in the Gange? I’ve seen this happen before, it’s not new, but it is interesting how common it is and how it manifests itself: The book eliave an interesting look into the interracial relationships that can be further complicated by race, colonial attitudes, religion, and societal expectations.


Iar Maitreyi este pentru mine o carte trista, o iubire ideala. For more information, or to order this book, please visit https: This article about an autobiographical novel of the s is a stub.

I shall rate it in the future, when I may be less subjective. There are implications for both but, as to be expected, worse and more serious ones for the woman. Isn’t it great to be alive? Maitreyi falls micea much in love that she will not respect the rules anymore.

Bengal Nights

Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts. Don’t read bengzl book. 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.

Alain, Eliade’s persona in the story, comes to take up residence with an Nighs family who have a sublime, mysteriously beautiful daughter, Maitreyi. Andrei Tamas, 24 noiembrie It’s an emotional book,sincere My library Help Advanced Book Search.

For quite some time, she had thought that she loves him, which is strange considering that she is morcea The film, Les Nuits Bengaliappeared in Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.

Her younger sister learns about this and other shenanigans.

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This page was last edited on 18 Augustat He soon finds himself enchanted by his host’s daughter, the lovely and inscrutable Maitreyi, a precocious young poet and former student of Tagore. Translated into French inBengal Nights was an immediate critical success.

Preview — Maitreyi by Mircea Eliade. The book reverses one’s thoughts, beliefs and understanding about indian culture. See all 3 questions about Bengal Nights…. 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 bngal story interesting on the second encounter. Apr 20, Nancy Freund rated it it was amazing. As vrea ca eseurile de 3 pagini pe care le scriem despre Elia As nightts ca atunci cand ni se preda cartea asta la scoala sa ni se spuna ce om de cacat ii allan, ce abuz de putere face vrajind o fata de jumatatea varstei lui, ce orientalism extrem are in modul in care prezinta cultura indiana ca ceva exotic si primitiv, ce sexist ii modul in care se foloseste de femei si cumva tot el ii victima desi o duce bine-mersi folosindu-se bg cine o fi pe cand femeile din viata lui se sinucid sau innebunesc.


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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 bengak little differences that keep us from seeing our much more obvious things we have eliqde common.

Eliade was an intensely prolific author of fiction and non-fiction alike, publishing over 1, pieces over 60 years. After the younger sister blabs and the father sends Alain away, Maitreyi becomes a victim of her father’s physical wrath. Preview — Bengal Nights by Mircea Eliade.