Waiting for the Dawn: Mircea Eliade in Perspective by Davíd Carrasco, Jane Marie Law

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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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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The army was pressuring men everywhere to fight; warships lined the Mississippi River levees, overflowing with newly recruited sailors; in secret, Captain Jean Lafitte was swelling his ranks with privateers, both willing and unwilling. All of these men had to somehow be fed and with no supplies coming through the British blockades, General Jackson’s army had been ordered to buy or confiscate cattle and other animals wherever they were found. Some wily farmers made deals for their herds, others protested angrily.

The somewhat human-like attributes of bears, such as their ability to stand on their hind paws, made them good material for werecreatures (art by Ricardo Pustanio). THE WEREWOLF BOOK: THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SHAPE-SHIFTING BEINGS [25] Werewolves 6/16/11 3:39 PM Page 26 Bear People Minash said: I used to be a hunter and when I fell into a ravine, I startled a mother black bear and her cubs. She swiped my shoulder. ] These are from the mother black bear. I was lucky she didn’t kill me. I went home, the worst for wear.

The Indians had another name for the beasts—“windigo” they called them, skin walkers, men who took on animal form to prey on humankind. Still, although the citizens of New Orleans were concerned about their neighbors in the outlying parishes, and gruesome though the news of the killings was, no one could venture out to investigate. The city was locked in a state of war, and until the battle had been fought, whatever its outcome, nothing could be done about the grisly attacks. But following General Andrew Jackson’s great victory over the British at the Battle of New Orleans, there appeared even more evidence that the tales of the Indians and Kentiauks might have Wolves, larger than any ever seen, were moving in borne some truth: the graves of many soldiers buried packs along the riverbanks.

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