By Davíd Carrasco, Jane Marie Law
First released in 1991, anticipating the sunrise is the results of a year-long interdisciplinary research of Mircea Eliade’s scholarly, literary, and autobiographical works which came about on the college of Colorado in 1982. With a preface by way of Davíd Carrasco that takes into consideration fresh advancements in Eliade scholarship.
Waiting for the sunrise is an real portrait of the way Eliade desired to be recognized and noticeable in the United States: as a instructor with reference to colleagues and scholars, listening and discussing—engaged—Waiting for the Dawn."—Charles H. Long
"Readers will notice his literary aspect and the attention-grabbing entanglements of his educational and literary imaginations . . . no ebook approximately Eliade is more proficient in displaying the tensions among these levels of his work."—Lindsay Jones
Davíd Carrasco is the Neil L. Rudenstine Professor of the research of Latin the US with a joint appointment with the dept of Anthropology within the college of Arts and Sciences at Harvard collage. he's director of the Moses Mesoamerican Archive and study undertaking, based on the college of Colorado. Jane Marie legislations is an affiliate professor of eastern Religions at Cornell collage.
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