More an eloquent chronicle of the mind's life than a recital of daily routine, this volume of Mircea Eliade's journal offers a remarkably candid portrait of a renowned scholar and his work. The entries full of marvelous ideas, outlines for works never written, responses to the works of others, and much more reveal many rarely glimpsed sides of the private, as well as public, man. What did he really think of the students who came to him for instruction in black magic? What were his private reflections on feminism, student ...

Journal III, 1970-1978 1989, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226204086

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