Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 4498
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  • Title: Authority, authenticity, and the Repression of Heloise [The writer argues for the authenticity of Heloise’s letters, and suggests that the same questions about authority and repression that trouble Heloise scholars today plagued Heloise herself. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies 22, 2 (Spring 1992): Pages 121 - 157. Reprinted in From Virile Woman to WomanChrist: Studies in Medieval Religion and Literature. By Barbara Newman. Middle Ages Series. University of Pennsylvania Press, 1995. Pages 46-75.
    Reprinted in Women in the Medieval World. Edited by Cordelia Beattie. Routledge, 2017. Volume 1, pages 69-97.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Abelard, Peter, Philosopher- Letters Heloise, Abbess of Le Paraclet- Letters Literature- Prose Love Letters Women Authors
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 12
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00472573