Two years later she publishes her own english translation. Early novel of romanian mircea eliade gets english translation. Three years later mircea eliadewho was to become widely known as a writer, philosopher and. But as we shall soon see, what is involved is not a veneration of the stone in itself, a cult of the tree in itself. Mircea eliade, patterns in comparative religion, new york, sheed ward, 1958, pp.
About the author mircea eliade 19071986 was the sewell l. A novel, mircea eliade is published by university of chicago press. The first edition of the novel was published in january 1st 1933, and was written by mircea eliade. In 1930, mircea eliade, romanian, fascist sympathizer, student of religions, and. In fulfillment of a promise eliade made to maitreyi that his novel would not be published in english during their lifetimes 1, an english translation, of mayitreyi. After reading the summary on goodreads, i was quite intrigued, but what drove me nuts was the fact that this book was not available anywhere. In 1988, french director nicholas klotz and french producer philippe diaz released their version called the bengali night, based on eliades french novel, without any consideration of devis novel. Pdf maitreyi book by mircea eliade free download 200 pages. Bengal nights mircea eliade the university of chicago press. An english version, however, was not commissioned until 1993, when carcanet press in england assigned a translation from the french. Gaudeamus, an early novel of the romanian author and historian of religions mircea eliade, will be released in an english translation in april 2018 by istros books the same publishing house put. Kamani is overwhelmed by maitreyis book though, thoroughly discrediting his version of their. February 24 1907 april 22, 1986 was a romanian historian of religion, fiction writer, philosopher, and professor at the university of chicago.
Eliade, mircea article about eliade, mircea by the free. The reallife maitreyi learns about the book years later, and learns about what the book tells even later than that. Maitreyi was translated into italian in 1945, german in 1948, french in 1950, and spanish in 1952. Maitreyi is a memoir about the love between mircea eliade and an indian girl named, well, maitreyi. Secretul doctorului honigberger 2006 mircea eliade duration. The complete essay will appear in the print edition of papercuts vol heroes and villains.
The main characters of this european literature, romanian literature story are. The book was published in multiple languages including french, consists of 246 pages and is available in paperback format. The film stared hugh grant as the eliade character, now. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Free download or read online maitreyi pdf epub book. For android or mobile maitreyi by mircea eliade for iphone, apple ipad tablet txt format complete version, document with web site statistics theory, art, torrent. Eliade synonyms, eliade pronunciation, eliade translation, english dictionary definition of eliade. His theory that hierophanies form the basis of religion, splitting the human experience of. Avery distinguished service professor at the divinity school and professor in the committee on social thought at the university of chicago. His theory that hierophanies form the basis of religion. Early novel of romanian mircea eliade gets english. Maitreyi translated from the french by catherine spencer a semiautobiographical romance between a french engineer and the daughter of a hindu family with which he stayed in india.
Reading this book first will i still have the same emotions that mircea eliade s book maitreyi have brought up in me, but in a much smaller amount because maitreyis book brings a lot of understanding of her, the situation in general and a much appreciated understanding of eliade and his actions, during and after as mwitreyi in this novel with her side of things and which is indeed much. The former is in a fluent translation by catherine spencer, the latter in devis faintly stiff but expressive english. Originally published in romanian in 1933, this semiautobiographical novel by the world renowned scholar mircea eliade details the passionate. Maitreyi devi and mircea eliade scholarworks university of. Maitreyi romanian paperback january 1, 2008 by mircea eliade author.
Bengal nights maitreyi in the romanian original, and the answer is considered to. Diary of a shortsighted adolescent, the first novel of mircea eliade, the romanian author and historian of religions, is being released in a firsttime english translation on april 12 in the uk. The main characters of this european literature, romanian literature story are allan, maitreyi devi. The untold story behind the publishing of maitreyi. Maitreyi mircea eliade on free shipping on qualifying offers. The 20yearold mircea had been maitreyis fathers student and a. An english version, however, was not commissioned until 1993, when.
A short history english version maitreyi may refer to. In 1988, french director nicholas klotz and french producer philippe diaz released their version called the bengali night, based on eliade s french novel, without any consideration of devis novel. Originally published in romanian in, this semiautobiographical novel by the world. Today i am curious about something i read about a long ago but forgot, romanian anthropologist mircea eliades 19071986 book bengali nights 1994 that was published in english only after her beloved maitreyi devis 19141990 death. He was credited under the name sabu and is primarily known for his work in films during the ss in britain and america. Mircea eliade synonyms, mircea eliade pronunciation, mircea eliade translation, english dictionary definition of mircea eliade. The film stared hugh grant as the eliade character, now a british engineer building dams or something. Mircea eliade, maitreyi 1991 addeddate 20141031 12. He was a leading interpreter of religious experience, who established paradigms in religious studies that persist to this day. Mircea eliade project gutenberg selfpublishing ebooks. The first edition of the novel was published in 1989, and was written by mircea eliade. The book was published in multiple languages including romanian, consists of 200 pages and is available in paperback format. He studied indian philosophy and sanskrit at the univ.
Eliade definition of eliade by the free dictionary. I have mostly retained the oral style of the whole and added only the most necessary references. Maitreyi devi was sixteen in 1930 when eliade was invited to live in her fathers house. His theory that hierophanies form the basis of religion, splitting the human. A case of east meets west with all the joys and woes that such encounters bring. Reading her bengali novel na hanyate alongside eliades versions of the encounter poses. For many years, maitreyi devi was not aware that the story had maitgeyi published. Aguirre, geoffrey james ma, may 2001 english literature maitreyi devi and mircea f. Precocious, a poet, a philosophers daughter, maitreyi devi was. Maitreyi devi and mircea eliade one moment as fractal.860 1629 700 1530 260 1290 1532 1378 201 1501 745 809 26 1221 1143 604 848 784 1566 1490 130 1325 33 640 1030 791 1055 1308