This is an important book with mesmerising themes that reveals also, and no less importantly, that Peter Abelard loved Heloise
to the end.
Long before his scandalous love affair with his young student Heloise
, (a fine performance from Jo Herbert) herself no slouch when it came to philosophical debate, Abelard (the excellent David Sturzaker ) was already known throughout Europe for his debunking of phoney religious orthodoxy favouring in its place the radical logic found in Aristotle's Ethics and similar tracts.
Abelard is already on thin ice with the church over his contentious views and when Heloise
bears his child out of wedlock, their affair becomes the scandal of the age.
THE STORY: Heloise
(formerly Helen) Lewis lives a seemingly quiet, model suburban Baltimore life with her son.
and burly stevedores swarm around the Heloise
, a huge ship from China, hoisting long poles of steel rebar up and out of the hold.
Potato Head" by Leah Rachel Berkowitz of Durham; "Revival" by Debra Efird of Harrisburg, North Carolina; "Rules" by Heloise
Jones of Jacksonville, Florida; "Blind Fish" by Amanda Pauley of Elliston, Virginia; "Crying in Italian" by Virginia Pye of Richmond, Virginia; and "Tea in Chesapeake" and "Dear John," both by Michael Twist of Boring, Oregon.
It follows Heloise
, a girl who has grown up in a New York hotel owned by her father.
A residential development on this scale is fundamentally incompatible with the character and appearance of one of the largest listed structures in Wales," said Heloise
Brown, conservation adviser for the society.
Scylla and Charybdis, Heloise
and Abelard, the gusting breeze and
For a start, Blanning traces the early stirrings of romanticism back to the mid-18th century, pointing to Rousseau's La Nouvelle Heloise
and Confessions as well as the Sturm und Drang of Goethe and his contemporaries and Horace Walpole's Gothicism.
Die afwesigheid van geliefdes, die diaspora van geliefdes soos Abelard en Heloise
en later Astralabe, die dood van 'n vriendin se man, word deur die gedig aanwesig geskryf soos die spreker dit sekuur in "Agtergeblewene" (77) stel:
In hierdie afdeling kom die tragiese verhaal van Abelard en Heloise
uit die verf.