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The Tenth Muse: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648–1693)— Letters and Learning in the Church

Sor Juana Inés De La Cruz

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/9780195157239.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter surveys the autobiographical writings of Spanish America's most famous nun, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz. In a series of letters to New Spanish clergy from 1682 to 1691, Sor Juana used the ... More


Sor Juana Inés De La Cruz: Dreaming in a Double Voice

Emilie Bergmann, Greenberg Janet, Gwen Kirkpatrick, Francine Masiello, Francesca Miller, Morello-Frosch Marta, Kathleen Newman, and Mary Louise Pratt

in Women, Culture, and Politics in Latin America

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520065536
eISBN:
9780520909076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520065536.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz has been triply canonized as an origin for Latin American literature, as the epitome of Baroque literature in Spanish, and as the first feminist writing in the New World. ... More


Colonization

Craig Kallendorf

in The Other Virgil: `Pessimistic' Readings of the Aeneid in Early Modern Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199212361
eISBN:
9780191707285
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199212361.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter develops the connection between the Aeneid and the imperial projects of the 15th and 16th centuries. It was easy for the colonizers to cast themselves in the role of Aeneas and the ... More


The New World

Jane Stevenson

in Women Latin Poets: Language, Gender, and Authority from Antiquity to the Eighteenth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198185024
eISBN:
9780191714238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198185024.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores the history of Latin in North America: Anne Bradstreet's learning, Phyllis Wheatley. It considers the much greater commitment to Latin in South America, and also to printing and ... More


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


Introduction: Seminar on Women and Culture in Latin America

Emilie Bergmann, Greenberg Janet, Gwen Kirkpatrick, Francine Masiello, Francesca Miller, Morello-Frosch Marta, Kathleen Newman, and Mary Louise Pratt

in Women, Culture, and Politics in Latin America

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520065536
eISBN:
9780520909076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520065536.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This book explores the work of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz. It then turns to the decades between 1910 and 1950 as the focus of the study on feminism and culture in Latin America. It mainly examines the ... More


Introduction: The Baroque as a Problem of Thought

in The Theater of Truth: The Ideology of (Neo)Baroque Aesthetics

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769549
eISBN:
9780804773492
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769549.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

The historical Baroque movement flourished at a time when the Spanish Empire was the world's leading superpower. Using the dynamic between that center and the colonial periphery that the Hispanic New ... More


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