Letters of Abelard and Heloise

Letters of Abelard and Heloise

By: Abelard and 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 updatedIncludes a recent essay on recent scholarship and bibliographical discoveries, suggestions for further reading, explanatory notes, maps, and index

Title: Letters of Abelard and Heloise

Author Name: Abelard and Heloise

Categories: Penguin Classics,

Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP: 5/20/2014

ISBN Number: 0140448993

ISBN Number 13: 9780140448993

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: USED

Seller ID: 9780140448993

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