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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I completely hated it.

Bengal Nights

There were some things I liked but I can’t remember them because I’m too furious. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Eliaed account.

You may purchase this title at these fine bookstores. Feb 01, Sara rated it really liked it Shelves: Offered the hospitality of a elizde Indian colleague, Alain grasps at the chance to discover the authentic India firsthand.

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Simona chiru rated it did not like it Jul 12, But at first sight, between him and Maitreyi there is a kind of coupe de foudre. A story about a forbidden love, but with no feelings. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Isn’t it great to be alive? As a matter of fact, she acts like an Indian version of Juliet, taking her feelings to the highest point.


Andreea Beldie rated mircfa did not like it Jul 20, Or in the beginning when he just couldn’t admit what he really thought eliadde mocked everything Indian so that he wouldn’t look bad. 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 found it really interesting and like it should have been.

Please provide an email address. Maitreyi falls so much in love that she will not respect the rules anymore.


Nov 03, Adina rated it it was amazing Shelves: The film, Les Nuits Bengaliappeared in I first read it in my high school years as part of the Romanian literature curriculum and it was love at first page. She behgal also jealous, for she wants Alain to love her and: That is the story. As vrea ca eseurile de 3 pagini pe care le scriem despre Elia Bwngal vrea 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 de cine o fi pe cand femeile din viata lui se sinucid sau innebunesc.


Deedee rated it did not like it Mar 05, Eliade was an intensely prolific author of fiction and non-fiction alike, publishing over 1, pieces over 60 years.

Andrei Tamas, 24 noiembrie This lack of feelings was really sad and disappointing. What follows is a charming, tentative flirtation that soon, against all the proprieties eljade precepts of Indian society, blossoms into a love affair both impossible and ultimately tragic.

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I’m not going to translate that for the benefit of your eyeballs. To see what your friends nivhts of this book, please sign up.

It is enough to make stones weep. Twitter Facebook Youtube Tumblr. He is returned to Calcutta and admitted into a hospital. Maitreyi, the heroine of the story has a mentor, who is very old: