MAITREYI-DEVI-Dragostea-Nu-Moare. “Dragostea nu moare”-Maitreyi Devi. Date: July 31, Author: Victoria 0 Comments. 16 Iun Translation of ‘DRAGOSTEA NU MOARE’ by MAITREYI DEVI from Romanian to English. Precocious, a poet, a philosopher’s daughter, Maitreyi Devi was. Precocious, a poet, a philosopher’s daughter, Maitreyi Devi was sixteen .. Astfel am aflat pentru prima dată de romanul Dragostea nu moare de Maitreyi Devi.

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Retrieved 27 March The University of Chicago. Books by Maitreyi Devi. I still don’t think very highly of him, though. This response to Eliade’s “Bengal Nights” is a must read for the scholar’s fans – and a very interesting read for anyone interested in autobiographical work.

MAITREYI DEVI – Dragostea Nu Moare

More than forty years passed before Devi read Bengal Nightsthe novel Eliade had fashioned out of their encounter, only to find small details and phrases, even her given name, bringing back episodes and feelings she noare sp Precocious, a poet, a philosopher’s daughter, Maitreyi Devi was sixteen years old in when Mircea Eliade came to Calcutta to study with her father.

You will be given the chance to experience their encounter from both perspectives, something maitreyu is rare, even in dragostea nu moare-maitreyi devi.

Return to Book Page. From his letters I realize that he had tried On discovering their secret romance her father ordered Mircea to leave their house. And as the title suggests, true love never dies. Devi later wrote “We were two good exhibits in his museum”. To ask other readers questions about It Does Not Dieplease sign up. Though the two books relate a common event, they differ in many aspects of their plots and perspectives. And in spite of his much advertised feelings for her which in part may have been truehe refused to see her when she msitreyi him in old age, in search of an explanation.

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Her father was very proud of his daughter’s intelligence and provided her with a liberal education unthinkable of during that time in India. Reading this book first will I still have the same emotions that Mircea Eliade ‘s book Maitreyi have brought up miatreyi me, but in a much smaller amount because Maitreyi’s book brings a lot of understanding of her, the situation in general and a much appreciated understanding of Eliade mooare his actions, during and after Monica rated it dragostea nu moare-maitreyi devi not like dragostex Oct 27, No trivia or quizzes yet.


They were also, as it turned out, deeply taken with each other. Maitrehi to Read Currently Reading Read. Actually, it’s funny that right after she says that she won’t say that much about her life, as ‘Euclid’ is the hero here, there is about half a book about her and his name is not even mentioned. From Wikipedia, more free encyclopedia. This is Amitreyi’s touching answer to a book written about her by a Romanian student who lived in her father’s house, in India, during her teenage years and who, in his book – Bengali Nights – claimed to have had an intense and intimate relationship with her during that time.

This very thing drives Amrita to find her unrequited love after a very long period.

His excuse is that he doesn’t want the present reality to tarnish the ideal love image he still has of her, and the candle he still holds in his heart, yada yada. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Based on their relationship Mircea’s novel in Romanian Maitreyi was published mkare It would be easy to blame Maitreyi Devi’s parents for being narrow minded about her choic Notwithstanding that it is a translation and there are many spelling and grammar typos in the book, I found it riveting and heartfelt. In my review of Mircea’s book I came away from it thinking he mautreyi from more than the usual young man’s vanity and lack of self-awareness, and wondering why people seemed to think it was a good romance or that Mircea’s avatar Alain was a sympathetic character.


For a book that is often considered a “response” to Mircea Eliade’s Bengal Nightsand an attempt for Maitreyi to tell her own story of their adolescent romance, the most wonderful thing I got from this book is that it does mmaitreyi much better job of humanizing Mircea and making him sympathetic than his own book did.

Jan 15, Andrea rated it liked it.

It Does Not Die by Maitreyi Devi

Oct 30, Divya rated it really liked it. The book is written as a response to Mircea Eliade’s ‘Maitreyi’ novel, which is douchey to say the least. The ending was weird. Dec 29, Kienie rated it really liked it Shelves: It Does Not Die is Devi’s response.

She confronted him about the lies he wrote in his book and as a result Mircea promised the book would not be published in English in her lifetime. This book is supposedly written under the shade of the writer’s own life, Maitreyee Devi.

Struggling to more a place for herself as a young Indian woman in a time of immense change, being more liberated than the norm, but still being groomed to be a replacement for her father, seeking maitreti from the more restrictive aspects of her religion and culture, but not by adopting a Western version of that liberation, moving freely between interpreting maitrwyi world analytically, philosophically, and poetically. It’s remarkable that it had left such strong imprints on the protagonists in real life Mircea Eliade and Maitreyi Devi that they penned it down independently in profuse detail after decades of detachment.

I feel a connection to immortality and timelessness and love. However, if you have read Mircea Eliade’s Bengal Nights, Matreyi Devi’s response four decades later is a necessary one.