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The Lost Love Letters of Heloise and Abelard

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Zusatztext Reviews of the first edition: 'This book stands as a treasure trove of new information about Heloise! and Abelard too. . . This excellent edition allows us modern readers to interpret these medieval Latin letters for ourselves! and even to reconstruct the correspondence of Abelard and Heloise.' - Michael Clanchy in The Times Literary Supplement 'A thorough! sympathetic appraisal of the [letters] . . . By restoring this magnificent literary dialogue to its rightful place in Latin letters! Mews has performed a signal service not only for scholars of Abelard and Heloise! but for all who love literature.' -The Medieval Review 'Important for Medievalists! feminists! and those captivated by the Heloise and Abelard myth; highly recommended.' - Library Journal Informationen zum Autor 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 Klappentext This 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. Zusammenfassung This 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. Inhaltsverzeichnis The Discovery of a Manuscript Memories of an Affair Paris! the Schools and the Politics of Sex Traditions of Dialogue The Language of the Love Letters The Voice of Heloise From the Letters of Two Lovers (text and translation) ...

Reviews of the first edition:

'This book stands as a treasure trove of new information about Heloise, and Abelard too. . . This excellent edition allows us modern readers to interpret these medieval Latin letters for ourselves, and even to reconstruct the correspondence of Abelard and Heloise.' - Michael Clanchy in The Times Literary Supplement

'A thorough, sympathetic appraisal of the [letters] . . . By restoring this magnificent literary dialogue to its rightful place in Latin letters, Mews has performed a signal service not only for scholars of Abelard and Heloise, but for all who love literature.' -The Medieval Review

'Important for Medievalists, feminists, and those captivated by the Heloise and Abelard myth; highly recommended.' - Library Journal



Auteur

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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This 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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The Discovery of a Manuscript Memories of an Affair Paris, the Schools and the Politics of Sex Traditions of Dialogue The Language of the Love Letters The Voice of Heloise From the Letters of Two Lovers (text and translation)

Informations sur le produit

Titre: The Lost Love Letters of Heloise and Abelard
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Code EAN: 9780230608139
ISBN: 978-0-230-60813-9
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Springer Palgrave Macmillan
Genre: Histoire
nombre de pages: 421
Poids: 562g
Taille: H25mm x B216mm x T140mm
Année: 2008
Auflage: 2008

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