Love, a Suspect Form: Heloise and Abelard

Love, a Suspect Form: Heloise and Abelard

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Heloise and Abelard - Since the 12th century writers, artists, and musicians have been inspired by the details of their story-famous philosopher and his pupil, forbidden love affair, abandoned son, castration, monastic life, and heresy trials. In this remarkable collection Judith Infante gives us a series of poems that form a verse novel about the medieval lovers. The poems make clear how bound was their relationship to its period, yet capture the intensity of their timeless and conflicting emotions.show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 139.7 x 210.82 x 10.16mm | 113.4g
  • Shearsman Books
  • Exeter, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1905700822
  • 9781905700820
  • 2,434,649

About Judith Infante

Judith Infante has a BA in History and an MFA in Creative Writing, and lives in San Antonio, Texas. Her work has appeared in a number of literary journals, and her translations of Mexican poets have been widely published. Love, A Suspect Form is her first published collection.show more

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