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Maitreyi Devi

Full Name: Maitreyi Devi
Gender: Female
Hometown: Kolkata
Born: 1914-09-01
Died: 1990-02-04
Number of Works: 3
Maitreyi Devi (bn: ???????? ????) was a Bengali-born Indian poetess and novelist, the daughter of philosopher Surendranath Dasgupta and protegée of poet Rabindranath Tagore. She was the basis for the main character in Romanian-born writer Mircea Eliade's 1933 novel La Nuit Bengali (Bengal Nights). In her ? ?????? (It Does Not Die) novel, written as a response to Bengal Nights, Maitreyi Devi denied claims of a sexual affair between her and Eliade during the latter's sojourn in British India.

ISBN: 0226143651, 9780226143651
Keywords: romance
Pages: 264
Published: 1974
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 8472454800, 9788472454804
Keywords: mircea
Pages: Unknown
Published: 2001