Cover of: The Letters of Abelard and Heloise (Penguin Classics) by Peter Abelard, Betty Radice
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An edition of Letters of Abelard and Heloise (1718)

The Letters of Abelard and Heloise (Penguin Classics)

  • 4.00 ·
  • 2 Ratings
  • 18 Want to read
  • 2 Currently reading
  • 3 Have read
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Penguin Classics
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312

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One of the world’s most celebrated and tragic love affairs. Through the letters between Abelard and Heloise, we follow the path of their 12th-century romance, from its reckless and ecstatic beginnings when Heloise became Abelard’s pupil, through the suffering of public scandal and enforced secret marriage, to their eventual separation.

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Cover of: The Letters of Abelard and Heloise (Penguin Classics)
The Letters of Abelard and Heloise (Penguin Classics)
April 27, 2004, Penguin Classics
Cover of: The Letters of Abelard and Heloise (Penguin Classics)
The Letters of Abelard and Heloise (Penguin Classics)
September 3, 1998, Penguin Classics
Cover of: The letters of Abelard and Heloise
The letters of Abelard and Heloise
1974, Penguin
in English
Cover of: The letters of Abelard and Heloise

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"There are times when example is better than precept for stirring or soothing human passions; and so I propose to follow up the words of consolation I gave you in person with the history of my own misfortunes, hoping thereby to give you comfort in absence."

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OL7355202M
ISBN 10
0140442979
ISBN 13
9780140442977
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37475
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120587

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