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The Lost Love Letters of Heloise and Abelard: perceptions of dialogue in twelfth-century France
(2008)
  • Constant J Mews, Monash University
  • Neville Chiavaroli, University of Melbourne
Abstract
This new edition offers 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.
Keywords
  • Letters (Correspondence),
  • Gender issues,
  • Love,
  • Friendship,
  • French literature,
  • Latin,
  • Medieval literature
Publication Date
2008
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Series
The New Middle Ages
ISBN
978-0-230-60813-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-137-05921-5
Publisher Statement
With a translation by Neville Chiavaroli and Constant J. Mews
Citation Information
Constant J Mews and Neville Chiavaroli. The Lost Love Letters of Heloise and Abelard: perceptions of dialogue in twelfth-century France. 2nd(2008)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/neville-chiavaroli/36/