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Letters of Abelard and Heloise

Peter Abelard

Letters of Abelard and Heloise

To which is prefix"d a particular account of their lives, amours, and misfortunes. By the late John Hughes, Esq. To which is now first added, the poem of Eloisa to Abelard. By Mr Pope.

by Peter Abelard

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Published by printed for W. Johnston, B. Law, T. Lownds, and T. Caslon in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Microfilm. Woodbridge, CT Research Publications, Inc., 1986. 1 reel ; 35mm. (The Eighteenth Century ; reel 2886, no. 8).

Other titlesEloisa to Abelard.
SeriesEighteenth century -- reel 2886, no. 8.
ContributionsHeloise, 1101-1164., Pope, Alexander, 1688-1744
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination[8],180p.
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16970313M


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The Letters of Abelard and Heloise is an intense read. It is no doubt true that the staying power of these writings is owing to the soap-opera-like lives of its authors as well as the poetic and romantic language.

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The Letters of Abelard and Heloise is an intense read. It is no doubt true that the staying power of these writings is owing to the soap-opera-like lives of its authors as well as the poetic and romantic language. This collection brings together Abelard's biography written to a friend, "The History of My Own Misfortunes" in which he divulges /5(77).

About The Letters of Abelard and Heloise. One of the world’s most celebrated and tragic love affairs Through the letters between Abelard and Heloise, we follow the path of their 12th-century romance, from its reckless and ecstatic beginnings when Heloise became Abelard’s pupil, through the suffering of public scandal and enforced secret marriage, to their eventual separation.

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The book combines introductions by two medieval scholars who specialize in Abelard and Heloise; one autobiographical letter written by Abelard, which details his misfortunes; four personal letters and three professional letters exchanged by Abelard and Heloise; and letters following Abelard’s condemnation for heresy in C.E.

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