The Lost Love Letters of Heloise and Abelard
Perceptions of Dialogue in Twelfth-Century France
Translated by Dr Constant J. Mews
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Lost Love Letters of Heloise and Abelard by Dr Constant J. Mews
Book DescriptionThis new edition offers fascinating insights into one of the most celebrated love affairs of the Middle Ages. A new chapter charts the debate about the letters and offers fresh evidence to attribute them to Abelard and Heloise. The complete Latin text is reproduced with an annotated translation by Chiavaroli and Mews.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780230608139
(216mm x 140mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 14-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Dr Constant J. Mews
Abelard and Heloise, Paperback (January 2005)
Presents a brief introduction to the lives and thought of two of the most controversial personalities of the Middle Ages. Abelard and Heloise are familiar names. It is their "star quality," argues the author, that has prevented them from being seen clearly in the context of 12th-century thought - that task he has set himself in this book.
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The 12th century was a period of dramatic growth in the involvement of women in various forms of religious life. This volume examines new ways in which religious life for women was conceived by men as well as interpreted in practice by women within a society firmly patriarchal in character.
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Author Biography - Dr Constant J. Mews
CONSTANT MEWS is Professor, School of Historical Studies and Director of the Centre for Studies in Religion and Theology, Monash University, Australia. NEVILLE CHIAVAROLI is a latinist and professional translator, University of Melbourne, Australia
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