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The Letters of Heloise and Abelard

A Translation of Their Collected Correspondence and Related Writings

  • Editors
  • Mary Martin McLaughlin
  • Bonnie Wheeler

Part of the The New Middle Ages book series (TNMA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xix
  2. Introduction

    1. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 1-14
  3. The Correspondence of Heloise and Abelard

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 15-15
    2. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 17-49
    3. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 51-56
    4. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 57-61
    5. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 63-69
    6. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 71-84
    7. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 85-98
    8. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 133-194
    9. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 195-207
    10. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 209-210
  4. Heloise’s Questions [Problemata Heloissae]: Forty-Two Questions Posed by Heloise and Answered by Abelard, with an Introductory Letter by Heloise

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 211-211
    2. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 213-267
  5. Related Letters and Other Writings

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 269-269
    2. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 271-278
    3. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 279-280
    4. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 281-283
    5. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 285-288
    6. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 289-291
    7. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 293-298
    8. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 299-299
    9. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 301-302
    10. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 303-303
    11. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 305-305
    12. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 307-307
    13. Mary Martin McLaughlin, Bonnie Wheeler
      Pages 309-309
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 311-366

About this book

Introduction

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.

Keywords

Bernhard von Clairvaux Pope Romanticism

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230101876
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc. 2009
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, New York
  • eBook Packages Palgrave History Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-38593-5
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-10187-6
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