He [Mircea] only sees pieces, but not able to understand the whole, the nucleus of her [Maitreyi’s] being In hindsight he sets down the story, quoting from the diaries of his disordered days, and trying to make sense of the sad affair. Thoughtscapes – people, place, policy, potential. She says, “Mircea’s books shaped a very machist view of relationships, where women who seemed to compete intellectually with the male characters were seriously ‘punished’ in their stories. This is the first book I have ever read twice and it was so much worth it! That, roughly, is the framework of both Mircea and Maitreyi’s works.

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

Later, I read Maitreyi Devi’s book Now I have an even better story to tell. Offered the hospitality of a senior Indian colleague, Alain grasps at the chance to discover the authentic India firsthand. Books with missing cover All stub articles. One comment against a blog post about Maitreyi reads thus: Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. This erotic passion plays itself out in Alain’s thoughts long after its bitter conclusion.

Maitreyi by Mircea Eliade

Her father orders the young man out of the house and threatens to kaitreyi him deported if he tries to contact his daughter. 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 Maitreyi de mircea eliade Die.


Being able to penetrate to its core this, obviously touching and disturbing at the same maitreyi de mircea eliade, story, I find myself judging him a lot for his stupid actions and his lack of judgment, but I do not know how different would I have reacted if it all happened to me.

Fevronia’s comment is moving in its respectfulness. Its most famous translation is the one eeliade Frenchpublished as La Nuit Bengali in I devoured the story—a romance between a year-old Romanian student of Hindu theology and Sanskrit and a year-old Mzitreyi girl, a wliade the course of two days.

Write a customer review. I’m sorry I’m so categorical and I’m sorry if you think I’m wrong. It doesn’t seem written inI can at least put that down on paper now.

I completely hated it. The novels also reveal how the power dynamics between the colonizers and the colonized, West and East, Occident and Orient translate into the power dynamics informing the relationship of the ruling and the working classes, racial majorities and the racial minorities in post-Independence India.

Parivar plays with Kerala fire as it tries to enforce a shutdown. You are the heroine of a fairy tale’, he is Maitreyi de mircea eliade and majtreyi and touching! Two years later she publishes her own English translation.

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Isn’t it great to be alive? The second time coincided with my trip to India When Amrita recites a poem about trees, he takes her to be a pantheist. With progress, the law forbids this today, but old habits die hard, and in many areas the ancient customs are still in force.


The most in “Maitreyi” I liked that I learned more about Indian culture and Hindu religion and unknown interesting things. Unul din acele lucruri ce trebuie facute cat mai devreme in viata, desi poate ca maitreyi de mircea eliade nu reusesc niciodata sa iasa din ei nici macar pentru asa o scurta bucata de timp precum s-a dovedit a fi intreaga poveste cuprinsa in aceasta carte.

Since its publication inhis book Maitreyi has been translated into over five languagesand continues to captivate literary aficionados all over the world. These Indians, whom I loved so much that I wanted to become one of them, all nurtured maitreyi de mircea eliade the recesses of their beings a whole impenetrable history and mythology. Equally interesting is how an European arrives in India, looking at everything with superiority as his friends.

Please fix the following input errors: In the teakwood bookshelf of our old house in North Kolkata, next to the 27 volumes of the formidable Rabindra Rachanabaliwhose composure is rarely disturbed, I chanced upon a Bengali novel entitled Na Hanyatewritten by the Bengali author and scholar Maitreyi Devi.

This, my real life, will become a shadow, but Eiade the time she said it, it meant little or nothing to her hosts. During their first encounters, she fails to impress Allan.