The Letters of Abelard and Heloise (Penguin Classics)
The Letters of Abelard and Heloise (Penguin Classics)
by Peter Abelard, Heloise

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The story of Abelard and Heloise remains one of the world’s most dramatic and well-known love affairs. It is told through the letters of French philosopher Peter Abelard and his gifted pupil Heloise. Through their impassioned writings unfolds the story of a romance, from its reckless, ecstatic beginnings to the public scandal, enforced secret marriage, and devastating consequences that followed. These eloquent and intimate letters express a vast range of emotions from adoration and devotion to reproach, indignation, and grief, and offer a fascinating insight into religious life in the Middle Ages. The landmark translation and introduction have bee thoughtfully revised and updated Includes a recent essay on recent scholarship and bibliographical discoveries, suggestions for further reading, explanatory notes, maps, and index 

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   Peter Abelard
   Michael Clanchy (Editor)
   Michael Clanchy (Introduction)
   Betty Radice (Translator)
Publisher: Penguin Books

Manufacturer: Penguin Books
EAN: 9780140448993
Binding: Paperback
ISBN: 0140448993
Number of items: 1
Number of pages: 384
Publication date: 2004-04-27
Release date: 2004-04-27
Language: English (Published)
Language: English (Original Language)
Language: English (Unknown)
Brand: imusti

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