eloisa note

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Poems 1773, Edited by Lisa Vargo and Allison Muri
Eloisa's long despair after being separated from her tutor, Abelard (1079-1142), with whom she had fallen in love. Their separation and correspondence is the subject of a heroic epistle by Pope, "Eloisa to Abelard," published in 1717.

Published @ RC

April 2000