Journal IV is the first publication, in a translation from the Romanian manuscript, of the journal that Mircea Eliade kept during the last seven years of his life. In this period, Eliade is ensconced as a famous scholar--his works are being translated into many languages and books about him arrive regularly in the mail. His encounters with scholars of like repute are recorded in the journal; after a party in Paris, Eliade shares a taxi with Claude Levi-Strauss and inadvertently makes off with his raincoat. Running like a ...

Journal IV, 1979-1985 1989, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226204147