The Resource Letters of Abelard and Heloise : With a particular account of their lives, amours, and misfortunes, extracted chiefly from Monsieur Bayle, (electronic resource)

Letters of Abelard and Heloise : With a particular account of their lives, amours, and misfortunes, extracted chiefly from Monsieur Bayle, (electronic resource)

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Letters of Abelard and Heloise : With a particular account of their lives, amours, and misfortunes, extracted chiefly from Monsieur Bayle
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Letters of Abelard and Heloise
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With a particular account of their lives, amours, and misfortunes, extracted chiefly from Monsieur Bayle
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eng
Summary
The Letters of Abelard and Heloise is one of the most extraordinary correspondences in European history. Written in the 12th century, the letters document the love affair between Peter Abelard, a revolutionary philosopher and biblical scholar, and his beautiful and precocious student, Heloise. Eviscerated by his religious opponents and castrated by Heloise's family, Abelard is haunted by ill fortune, and the star-crossed lovers are forced into separate lives, as monk and nun respectively, with letters being their only form of communication. What unfolds is tragic and heartbreaking, but also fascinating. The letters gave rise to compelling philosophical, theological and sociological discussions, and they provide a window into the medieval mind as the everyday lives of the two lovers are laid bare through their passionate discourse
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technical information on music
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Midwest
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1079-1142
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Abelard, Peter
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not applicable
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other
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Read by Gunnar Cauthery, Alison Pettitt
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • approximately 1095-1163 or 1164
  • 1677-1720
  • 1647-1706
  • 1688-1744
  • 1702-1781
  • 1719-1761
  • 1757-1841
  • 1738-1806
  • 1739-1797
  • 1726-1765
  • 1719-1784
  • -1798
  • -1783
  • 1737-1810
  • -1793
  • 1647-1706
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  • Héloïse
  • Hughes, John
  • Bayle, Pierre
  • Pope, Alexander
  • Madan, Judith
  • Cawthorn, James
  • Birch, Samuel
  • Edwards, Edward
  • Hall, John
  • Walker, Anthony
  • Lowndes, Thomas
  • Law, B.
  • Caslon, Thomas
  • Baldwin, R.
  • Bew, John
  • Bayle, Pierre
  • hoopla digital
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  • Abelard, Peter
  • Abelard, Peter
  • Héloïse
  • Héloïse
  • Theologians
  • Abbesses, Christian
  • Latin letters, Medieval and modern
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adult
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Letters of Abelard and Heloise : With a particular account of their lives, amours, and misfortunes, extracted chiefly from Monsieur Bayle, (electronic resource)
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unknown
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digital storage
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online resource
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  • cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
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unknown
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spoken word
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  • spw
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rdacontent
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 10 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781781981238
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
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unknown
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unknown
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computer
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rdamedia
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  • c
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digital.
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12058214
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MWT12058214
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unknown
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access
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Letters of Abelard and Heloise : With a particular account of their lives, amours, and misfortunes, extracted chiefly from Monsieur Bayle, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Distribution
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
online resource
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  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
spoken word
Content type code
  • spw
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (9hr., 10 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781781981238
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
digital.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12058214
Publisher number
MWT12058214
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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