Diecinueve rosas

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Editorial Kairós SA, 1999 - Literary Criticism - 170 pages
«Pronto entraremos en un fase de la historia universal en la que ninguna de las libertades que apenas hemos tenido tiempo de disfrutar será tolerada», escribe Mircea Eliade. Pero existe quizás la posibilidad de evadirse a otro espacio-tiempo, un pasaje reservado a unos pocos elegidos que, cada año durante la Noche Buena, se reúnen en torno al misterioso Ieronim Thanase...

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About the author (1999)

Born in Bucharest, Rumania, Mircea Eliade studied at the University of Bucharest and, from 1928 to 1932, at the University of Calcutta with Surendranath Dasgupta. After taking his doctorate in 1933 with a dissertation on yoga, he taught at the University of Bucharest and, after the war, at the Sorbonne in Paris. From 1957, Eliade was a professor of the history of religions at the University of Chicago. He was at the same time a writer of fiction, known and appreciated especially in Western Europe, where several of his novels and volumes of short stories appeared in French, German, Spanish, and Portuguese. Two Tales of the Occult "to relate some yogic techniques, and particularly yogic folklore, to a series of events narrated in the genre of a mystery story." Both Nights of Serampore and The Secret of Dr. Honigberger evoke the mythical geography and time of India. Mythology, fantasy, and autobiography are skillfully combined in Eliade's tales.

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