Peter Abelard

Standard Name: Abelard, Peter
Used Form: Petri Abaelardi

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death Héloïse
Héloïse died at the Paraclete Convent, where the body of her former lover, Peter Abelard , had been buried twenty years before.
Among scholars on Héloïse, Etienne Gilson says that she died in 1164...
Family and Intimate relationships Petrarch
The famous beloved, Laura, whom he celebrates in his poetry, has not been identified. He says that he first saw her in a church in Avignon during Holy Week, 1327;
Bergin, Thomas G. Petrarch. Twayne, 1970.
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she was probably...
Family and Intimate relationships Héloïse
Héloïse became the lover of Pierre or Peter Abelard , who was the greatest living philosopher, and her private tutor.
Waithe, Mary Ellen. “Heloise”. Medieval, Renaissance and Enlightenment Women Philosophers, A. D. 500-1600, edited by Mary Ellen Waithe, Kluwer, 1989, pp. 67 -83.
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Kamuf, Peggy. Fictions of Feminine Desire. University of Nebraska Press, 1982.
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Radice, Betty. “The French Scholar-Lover: Héloïse”. Medieval Women Writers, edited by Katharina M. Wilson, University of Georgia Press, 1984, pp. 90 - 108.
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Family and Intimate relationships Héloïse
Peter Abelard , theologian and former lover and husband of Héloïse , was for the first time tried for the heresy of rationalism.
Clanchy, M. T. Abelard: A Medieval Life. Blackwell, 1997.
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Family and Intimate relationships Hélène Barcynska
In her first book of autobiography, HB always calls Evans the man. Naomi Royde-Smith thought him the most savage satirist since Swift . HB at once quarrelled with Leslie about him. The day after...
Family and Intimate relationships Kate Clanchy
KC 's father, Michael Clanchy , is Professor Emeritus of Medieval History at the Institute for Historical Research , which is a part of the University of London .
“Fellowships”. Institute of Historical Research. University of London, School of Advanced Study.
His published works include a biography...
Fictionalization Héloïse
F.-N. Du Bois published at the Hague what was probably the first of the many fictionalized accounts of Héloïse 's life: Histoire des amours et des infortunes d'Abélard et d'Eloïse.
Charrier, Charlotte. Héloïse. Librairie Ancienne Honoré Champion, 1933.
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Fictionalization Héloïse
George Moore published a novel on the ever-popular theme of Héloise and Abelard.
British Library Catalogue.
Instructor Héloïse
According to M. T. Clanchy, she was known for her learning before the great theologian Peter Abelard became her tutor; it was, in fact, greater than his own.
Clanchy, M. T. Abelard: A Medieval Life. Blackwell, 1997.
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Literary responses Elizabeth Tollet
ET 's reputation persisted for some time after her death. Mary Scott praised her highly in The Female Advocate, 1774. John Duncombe (though her posthumous publication was too late for inclusion in his Feminiad...
Occupation Héloïse
Héloïse , urged to do so by Abelard , took her vows as a nun at the convent of Sainte Marie of Argenteuil.
Waithe, Mary Ellen. “Heloise”. Medieval, Renaissance and Enlightenment Women Philosophers, A. D. 500-1600, edited by Mary Ellen Waithe, Kluwer, 1989, pp. 67 -83.
68
Kamuf, Peggy. Fictions of Feminine Desire. University of Nebraska Press, 1982.
6
Radice, Betty. “The French Scholar-Lover: Héloïse”. Medieval Women Writers, edited by Katharina M. Wilson, University of Georgia Press, 1984, pp. 90 - 108.
93-4
Occupation Héloïse
Abelard arranged for Héloïse to become abbess of the Paraclete Convent near Troyes, founded by himself.
Kamuf, Peggy. Fictions of Feminine Desire. University of Nebraska Press, 1982.
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Radice, Betty. “The French Scholar-Lover: Héloïse”. Medieval Women Writers, edited by Katharina M. Wilson, University of Georgia Press, 1984, pp. 90 - 108.
93-4
politics Ella Wheeler Wilcox
EWW set out with conservative views on the Woman Question, though her early experience on a western farm meant that she took it for granted that women would be active and self-reliant. Her gender...
Publishing Anna Seward
AS compiled a 7-page booklet, Memoirs of Abelard and Eloisa, which was issued at Newcastle with other Abelard and Eloisa material.
The British Library Catalogue lists AS 's contribution as part of a larger work.
Seward, Anna, Alexander Pope, Peter Abelard, Héloïse, and Alexander Pope. “Memoirs of Abelard and Eloisa”. Letters of Abelard and Eloisa, translated by. John Hughes and John Hughes, J. Mitchell, 1805.
title-page
British Library Catalogue.
Publishing Héloïse
Nearly five hundred years after they were written, the letters of Héloïse and Abelard were published at Paris in Latin.
Charrier, Charlotte. Héloïse. Librairie Ancienne Honoré Champion, 1933.
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