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The Happy Saint: Ursula Suárez (1666–1749)—Rogues and New Saintly Roles

Ursula Suárez

in Neither Saints Nor Sinners: Writing the Lives of Women in Spanish America

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195157239
eISBN:
9780199849680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195157239.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The talented nun Ursula Suaárez employed humor in the account of her call to the religious life. This chapter examines Ursula's use of humor to criticize norms that dictated women's subordination to ... More


A Respite from Common-Life Reforms: Santa Clara, 1770–1782

John J. Clune

in Cuban Convents in the Age of Enlightened Reform, 1761–1807

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813032177
eISBN:
9780813038308
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813032177.003.0004
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter examines the slowing of reform at the Santa Clara Convent in Havana, Cuba, during the period from 1770 to 1782. The apparent lull in the pace of the Bourbon Reform program occurred ... More


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