Letters of Heloise and Abelard: A Translation of Their Complete Correspondence / Edition 1

Letters of Heloise and Abelard: A Translation of Their Complete Correspondence / Edition 1

by Mary Martin McLaughlin
     
 

ISBN-10: 0312229356

ISBN-13: 9780312229351

Pub. Date: 12/22/2009

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

The letters of Heloise and Abelard will remain one of the great, romantic and intellectual documents of human civilization while they, themselves, are probably second only to Romeo and Juliet in the fame accrued by tragic lovers. Here for the first time in Mart Martin McLaughlin's edition is the complete correspendence with commentary.  See more details below

Overview

The letters of Heloise and Abelard will remain one of the great, romantic and intellectual documents of human civilization while they, themselves, are probably second only to Romeo and Juliet in the fame accrued by tragic lovers. Here for the first time in Mart Martin McLaughlin's edition is the complete correspendence with commentary.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312229351
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
12/22/2009
Series:
New Middle Ages Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
386
Product dimensions:
6.36(w) x 9.57(h) x 1.15(d)

Table of Contents

Introductory Essay PART I: THE CORRESPONENCE OF HELOISE AND ABELARD Abelard's Letter of Consolation to a Friend: A Story of Calamities Heloise to Abelard Abelard to Heloise Heloise to Abelard Abelard to Heloise Heloise to Abelard Abealrd to Heloise: The Origin of Nuns Abelard to Heloise: A Rule for Nuns Abelard to Heloise : 'On Studies' Abelard's Last Letter to Heloise: A Profession of Faith PART II: HELOISE'S QUESTIONS (PROBLEMATA HELOISSAE) Forty-Two Questions Posed by Heloise and Answered by Abelard PART III: OTHER RELATED LETTERS Abelard to Bernard of Clairvaux Abelard to His Comrades Bernard of Clairvaux to Cardinal Ivo Bernard of Clarivaux to Pope Innocent II Peter the Venerable to Pope Innocent II Peter the Venerable to Heloise Heloise to Peter the Venerable Peter the Venerable to Heloise

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