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The autos sacramentales of Sor Juana Inés de la CruzNatural Philosophy and Sacramental Theology

The autos sacramentales of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: Natural Philosophy and Sacramental Theology

Alice Brooke

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198816829
eISBN:
9780191858406
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816829.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This study analyses the autos sacramentales, or Eucharistic plays, by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651–95). It focusses on their relationship to the changing currents of philosophical thought in the ... More

Diaries Real and Fictional in Twentieth-Century French Writing

Diaries Real and Fictional in Twentieth-Century French Writing

Sam Ferguson

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198814535
eISBN:
9780191852121
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198814535.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This is the first study of the diary in French writing across the twentieth century, as a genre including both fictional and non-fictional works. From the 1880s it became apparent to writers in ... More

Strange VernacularsHow Eighteenth-Century Slang, Cant, Provincial Languages, and Nautical Jargon Became English

Strange Vernaculars: How Eighteenth-Century Slang, Cant, Provincial Languages, and Nautical Jargon Became English

Janet Sorensen

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780691169026
eISBN:
9781400885169
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691169026.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

While eighteenth-century efforts to standardize the English language have long been studied, less well-known are the era's popular collections of odd slang, criminal argots, provincial dialects, and ... More

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