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Mews, C. J.

Overview
Works: 97 works in 336 publications in 4 languages and 5,355 library holdings
Genres: History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Records and correspondence  Biography  Conference papers and proceedings  Manuscripts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
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Most widely held works by C. J Mews
The lost love letters of Heloise and Abelard : perceptions of dialogue in twelfth-century France by C. J Mews( Book )

36 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in English and French and held by 834 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mews provides an indepth analysis of the debate concerning the authenticity of the letters and looks at the way in which the relationship between Heloise and Abelard has been perceived over the centuries. He explores the political, literary, and religious contexts in which the two figures conducted their affair, and offers new insights into Heloise as an astonishingly gifted writer whose literary gifts were only revealed in the course of her relationship with her teacher. The complete Latin text of the love letters as edited by Konsgen is reproduced in the volume, along with an annotated translation by Neville Chiavaroli and Constant J
Abelard and Heloise by C. J Mews( Book )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 581 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brief, accessible introduction to the lives and thought of two of the most controversial personalities of the Middle Ages. Abelard and Heloise are familiar names. It is their "star quality," argues Constant Mews, that has prevented them from being seen clearly in the context of 12th-century thought - that task he has set himself in this book. He contends that the dramatic intensity of these famous lives needs to be examined in the broader context of their shared commitment to the study of philosophy
Listen daughter : the Speculum virginum and the formation of religious women in the Middle Ages( Book )

14 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The words "Listen daughter" (Audi filia, from Psalm 44) were frequently used in exhortations to religious women in the 12th century, a period of dramatic growth in the involvement of women in various forms of religious life. This volume looks at the "Mirror for Virgins" (Speculum Virginum), an illustrated dialogue between a nun and her spiritual mentor written by a monk not long before Hildegard of Bingen started to record her visions. An appendix provides the first English translation, by Barbara Newman, of significant excerpts from the Speculum
Petri Abaelardi Opera theologica by Peter Abelard( Book )

8 editions published in 1969 in Latin and Multiple languages and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rhetoric and renewal in the Latin West 1100-1540 : essays in honour of John O. Ward( Book )

12 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abelard and his legacy by C. J Mews( Book )

8 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Healing the body politic : the political thought of Christine de Pizan( Book )

11 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 198 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Christine de Pizan (1364-1431) has been recognized as a poet, early humanist and feminist precursor but rarely as political theorist whose works were intended to have a direct impact on the tumultuous politics of her time. The essays in this collection focus on Christine as a political writer and provide an important resource for those wishing to understand her political thought. They locate her political writing in the late medieval tradition, discussing her indebtedness to Aristotle, Aquinas and Augustine as well as her transformations of their thought. They also illuminate Christine's 'political epistemology': her understanding of political wisdom as a part of theology, the knowledge of God."--BOOK JACKET
Communities of learning : networks and the shaping of intellectual identity in Europe, 1100-1500( Book )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reason and belief in the age of Roscelin and Abelard by C. J Mews( Book )

6 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 158 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ars musice by Johannes( Book )

8 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 149 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Peter Abelard by C. J Mews( Book )

6 editions published between 1995 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petri Abaelardi Opera theologica by Peter Abelard( Book )

17 editions published in 2006 in Latin and English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Petri Abaelardi Opera theologica by Peter Abelard( Book )

14 editions published between 1969 and 1987 in Latin and English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Virtue ethics for women 1250-1500 by Karen Green( Book )

15 editions published in 2011 in English and French and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book locates Christine de Pizan's argument that women are virtuous members of the political community within the context of earlier discussions of the relative virtues of men and women. It is the first to explore how women were represented and addressed within medieval discussions of the virtues. It introduces readers to the little studied Speculum Dominarum (Mirror of Ladies), a mirror for a princess, compiled for Jeanne of Navarre, which circulated in the courtly milieu that nurtured Christine. Throwing new light on the way in which Medieval women understood the virtues, and were represented by others as virtuous subjects, itpositions the ethical ideas of Anne of France, Laura Cereta, Marguerite of Navarre and the Dames de la Roche within an evolving discourse on the virtues that is marked by the transition from Medieval to Renaissance thought. Virtue Ethics for Women 1250-1500 will be of interest to those studying virtue ethics, the history of women's ideas and Medieval and Renaissance thought in general
Poverty and devotion in mendicant cultures, 1200-1450 by C. J Mews( Book )

7 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Interpreting Francis and Clare of Assisi : from the middle ages to the present( Book )

4 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tractatus de tonis = Treatise on the tones by Guido( Book )

3 editions published between 2016 and 2017 in Latin and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hildegard of Bingen and gendered theology in Judaeo-Christian tradition( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Authors of the Middle Ages by C. J Mews( Book )

5 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pierre Abélard : colloque international de Nantes by Jean Jolivet( )

1 edition published in 2015 in French and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Théologien, logicien, dialecticien, musicologue, Abélard reste un grand savant dont l'œuvre mérite d'être étudiée et enseignée. Neuf cents ans après sa mort, sa pensée, ses travaux, les polémiques savantes qu'il a nourries avec les grandes voix de son temps continuent de fasciner les chercheurs et les érudits. Le présent recueil marque sur plusieurs points une étape nouvelle dans la connaissance de cette haute et célèbre figure. Il ouvre sur des aspects historiographiques usuellement traités, mais jamais épuisés, des perspectives et analyses originales. Par exemple, mais non uniquement, sur l'environnement historique, scolaire et religieux d'Abélard, sur sa philosophie. D'autres thèmes y sont considérablement approfondis, voire renouvelés : ainsi, les relations affectives et spirituelles à l'intérieur du couple atypique qu'Abélard forme avec Héloîse, sur sa relation paternelle à Astralabe. Une extension du dossier épistolaire y est proposée. Un ensemble de communications consacre aux planctus et aux poèmes liturgiques d'Abélard des analyses stylistiques et musicologiques. Né en 1079, au Pallet, à vingt kilomètres de Nantes, Abélard n'a jamais renié, ni même oublié ses attaches bretonnes, comme en témoignent plusieurs de ses écrits
 
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The lost love letters of Heloise and Abelard : perceptions of dialogue in twelfth-century France
Alternative Names
Constant Mews Australian academic

Mews. C. J.

Mews, C. J. 1954-

Mews, C. J. (Constant Jan)

Mews, Constant

Mews, Constant 1954-

Mews, Constant J.

Mews, Constant J. 1954-

Mews, Constant Jan

Mews, Constant Jan 1954-

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Abelard and HeloiseListen daughter : the Speculum virginum and the formation of religious women in the Middle AgesRhetoric and renewal in the Latin West 1100-1540 : essays in honour of John O. WardAbelard and his legacyHealing the body politic : the political thought of Christine de PizanReason and belief in the age of Roscelin and AbelardPeter AbelardVirtue ethics for women 1250-1500