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To Abelard, Heloise sequence   poetry  
Issue Details: First known date: 2011... 2011 To Abelard, Heloise
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Notes

  • Author's note: (Philosopher Abelard was castrated as punishment for seducing Heloise, a brilliant young intellectual woman. He then renounced their sexual love for the love of God, and required her to do the same.)
  • Epigraph: If only the suffering heart were as ready to obey as the writer's hand. - The Letters of Abelard and Heloise, trans. C. K. Scott-Moncrieff

Includes

1 : Plaint i "Fed on letters instead", Tracy Ryan , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Argument : Poems 2011; (p. 40-41)
'Some Sweet Semblance of Yourself' i "Shed like snakeskin, a rigid line", Tracy Ryan , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Argument : Poems 2011; (p. 41-42)
'Beyond All Bounds' i "For all your learning you hardly knew", Tracy Ryan , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Argument : Poems 2011; (p. 42-43)
Refractory i "You can't put me back", Tracy Ryan , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Argument : Poems 2011; (p. 43-44)
Removal i "Miles you have put between us", Tracy Ryan , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Argument : Poems 2011; (p. 44-45)
'Ad Vulcania Loca' i "God knows I would not have hesitated, at your command,", Tracy Ryan , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Argument : Poems 2011; (p. 45-46)
Meretrix/Imperatrix i "I am the other woman to his Wife", Tracy Ryan , 2011 single work poetry
— Appears in: The Argument : Poems 2011; (p. 46)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

  • Appears in:
    y separately published work icon The Argument : Poems Tracy Ryan , Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2011 Z1788479 2011 selected work poetry Fremantle : Fremantle Press , 2011 pg. 40-46
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