Journal II, 1957-1969

Journal II, 1957-1969

by Mircea Eliade
     
 

Mircea Eliade's journal of the years 1957-1969, originally published in English under the title No Souvenirs, is the testimony of a "wandering scholar" caught between three worlds: his native Romania, the France he fled to, and his last homeland, the United States. The journal is filled with his work, dreams, memories of his youth, stories of his

Overview


Mircea Eliade's journal of the years 1957-1969, originally published in English under the title No Souvenirs, is the testimony of a "wandering scholar" caught between three worlds: his native Romania, the France he fled to, and his last homeland, the United States. The journal is filled with his work, dreams, memories of his youth, stories of his travels, the reflections of each day.

Editorial Reviews

Publishers Weekly - Publisher's Weekly
``Here is a rich and provocative book--a dazzlingpk journal kept by the renowned Romanian Orientalist and historian of religion during his professorship at the University of Chicago,'' reported PW . ``The breadth of Eliade's mind is as extraordinary as the range of his friendships.'' (Nov.)
Booknews
Reprint. Originally published as No souvenirs (1977, Harper & Row). Translation of: Fragments d'un journal (1973, Editions Gallimard). Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780226204130
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Publication date:
10/28/1989
Edition description:
1
Pages:
362
Product dimensions:
5.55(w) x 8.25(h) x 0.91(d)

Meet the Author


Mircea Eliade (1907-86) was the Sewall L. Avery Distinguished Service Professor in the Divinity School and professor in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. He is the author of scores of books, including novels, short stories, and plays; his journals and autobiography; and works in religious studies, including the four-volume History of Religious Ideas.

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