Heloise and Abelard Still Inspire Lovers

An essay in the New York Times by Cristina Nehring discusses five books on Heloise and Abelard.

The essay discusses the love affair between student and teacher in the following sources:

  • HELOISE AND ABELARD
    A New Biography.
    By James Burge.
    HarperSanFrancisco, $24.95.
  • FAREWELL, MY ONLY ONE
    By Antoine Audouard. Translated by Euan Cameron.
    Houghton Mifflin, $24.
  • ABELARD AND HELOISE
    By Constant J. Mews.
    Oxford University, cloth, $74; paper, $24.95.
  • THE LETTERS OF ABELARD AND HELOISE
    Translated With an Introduction and Notes by Betty Radice. Revised by M. T. Clanchy.
    Penguin, paper, $14.
  • THE LOST LETTERS OF HELOISE AND ABELARD
    Perceptions of Dialogue in Twelfth-Century France.
    By Constant J. Mews. With Translations by Neville Chiavaroli and Constant J. Mews.
    Palgrave Macmillan, cloth, $75; paper, $24.95.