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1. Record Number: 4581
Title : Romantic Entreaty in "The Kagero Diary" and "The Letters of Abelard and Heloise" [The author compares the requests of two women to renew contact with their lovers; they are both constrained by social expectations but use rhetoric to be both loving and wronged].
Source: Crossing the Bridge: Comparative Essays on Medieval European and Heian Japanese Women Writers.   Edited by Barbara Stevenson and Cynthia Ho .   Palgrave, 2000.  Pages 117 - 132.
Year of Publication: 2000.

2. Record Number: 3523
Author(s): Blamires, Alcuin.
Title : Caput a femina, membra a viris: Gender Polemic in Abelard's Letter "On the Authority and Dignity of the Nun's Profession [Abelard, at the request of Heloise, writes about the precedents for and the origins of female religious, emphasizing their parity, priority, exclusivity, and supremacy in a pro-feminist apology].
Source: The Tongue of the Fathers: Gender and Ideology in Twelfth-Century Latin.   Edited by David Townsend and Andrew Taylor .   University of Pennsylvania Press, 1998.  Pages 55 - 79.
Year of Publication: 1998.

3. Record Number: 1994
Author(s): Calabrese, Michael.
Title : Ovid and the Female Voice in the "De Amore" and the "Letters" of Abelard and Heloise
Source: Modern Philology (Full Text via JSTOR) 95, 1 (August 1997): 1-26. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1997.

4. Record Number: 2978
Author(s): Jones, Nancy A.
Title : By Woman's Tears Redeemed: Female Lament in St. Augustine's "Confessions" and the Correspondence of Abelard and Heloise
Source: Sex and Gender in Medieval and Renaissance Texts: The Latin Tradition.   Edited by Barbara K. Gold, Paul Allen Miller, and Charles Platter .   State University of New York Press, 1997.  Pages 15 - 39.
Year of Publication: 1997.

5. Record Number: 9494
Author(s): Nye, Andrea.
Title : A woman's thought or a man's discipline? The letters of Abelard andHeloise [The author recounts the debates between Abelard and Heloise in their love letters, suggesting that Heloise offers an alternative to Abelard’s philosophical methods. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Hypatia: A Journal of Feminist Philosophy , 7., 3 ( 1992):  Pages 1 - 22.
Year of Publication: 1992.

6. Record Number: 10969
Author(s): Troncarelli, Fabio.
Title : Immoderatus amor: Abelardo, Eloisa e Andrea Cappellano [The letters of Abelard and Heloise, in their final form, share ideas and vocabulary with the "De amore" of Andreas Capellanus. In part they draw on common sources, including Ovid, Aristotle, Augustine, and Jerome in an eclectic mix. The idea that lovers
Source: Quaderni Medievali , 34., ( 1992):  Pages 6 - 58.
Year of Publication: 1992.

7. Record Number: 9497
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.
Year of Publication: 1992.

8. Record Number: 10974
Author(s): Brook, Leslie C.
Title : The Translator and His Reader: Jean de Meun and the Abelard-Heloise Correspondence [The author discusses Jean de Meun's role as a translator of Latin texts into French prose, focusing in particular on the translation strategies he used in approaching the Abelard-Heloise Correspondence. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval Translator , 2., ( 1991):  Pages 99 - 122.
Year of Publication: 1991.