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Mircea Eliade Autobiography, Volume 2: 1937-1960, Exile's Odysseyby Mircea Eliade
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Eliade presents a self-portrait of a complex and intriguing man caught up in some of the most significant and troubling events in modern history. Recalls such contemporaries as Eugene Ionesco, Teilhard de Chardin, E. Cioran, and Jung.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
About the Author
Mircea Eliade (1907-1986) was the Sewell L. Avery Distinguished Service Professor at the Divinity School and professor in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago. He was one of the most influential scholars of religion of the 20th century and one of the worlds foremost interpreters of religious symbolism and myth. Eliade was the author of many works of scholarship and fiction, including A History of Religious Ideas and ten novels.
Table of Contents
v. 1. Journey east, journey west : 1907-1937 — v. 2. Exile's odyssey : 1937-1960.
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