The Letters of Abelard and Heloise (Penguin Classics) by Pierre Abelard
by Peter Abelard (Author), Heloise (Author), Michael Clanchy (Editor, Introduction), Betty Radice (Translator)
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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