Mircea Eliade

Posted: January 6, 2011 in Uncategorized

“Examen leprosorum”, essay published in Preuves, vol. 14, April 1952, p. 26-29.

“Youth without Youth” (1976)

Here is a link to Petre Ispirescu’s folk tale “Youth without age and life without death”, translated by Jean Harris.


Mircea Eliade (13 March 1907-22 April 1986). Aurelian Craiutu.

Twentieth-Century Eastern European Writers, Second Series. Ed. Steven Serafin. Dictionary of Literary Biography Vol. 220. Detroit: Gale Group, 2000, p. 132-146.


Calinescu, Matei, “Rereading Mircea Eliade’s Youth Without Youth, a story of suspicion and camouflage”. Religion (London. 1971), 12/01/2008 (0048-721X), 38 (4), p. 375.

Dubuisson, Daniel, Impostures et pseudo-science: l’œuvre de Mircea Eliade, Villeneuve d’Asq: Presses universitaires du Septentrion, 2005 (a negative reassessment of Eliade’s lifework through the lens of his political sympathies in the 1930s)

Dubuisson, Daniel, Twentieth-century mythologies: Dumézil, Lévi-Strauss, Eliade, London; Oakville, CT : Equinox Pub., 2006

Irwin, Robert, “Sympathy for the Archangel”, New York Times Book Review, March 5, 1989 (online)

Paraschivescu, Mihaela. “Mircea Eliade and the quest for religious meaning.” Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies 9.25 (2010): 59+

Rennie, Bryan, ed., Mircea Eliade: A Critical Reader, London: Equinox Publishing Ltd., 2007

Rennie, Bryan, The International Eliade, Albany: State University of New York Press, 2007

Rennie, Bryan (ed.), Changing Religious Worlds: the Meaning and End of Mircea Eliade, Albany : SUNY Press, [2000]

Simion, Eugen, Mircea Eliade: a spirit of amplitude, Boulder, Colo. : East European Monographs ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 2001

Steiner, George, (09/28/1990). “‘YOUTH WITHOUT YOUTH’ AND OTHER NOVELLAS – ELIADE, M”.  Times Literary Supplement (0307-661X), (4565), p. 1015.

Wedemeyer, Christian K. and Wendy Doniger (eds.), Hermeneutics, politics and the history of religions: the contested legacies of Joachim Wach and Mircea Eliade, New York: Oxford University Press, 2010.


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