"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