The three secular plays of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz : a critical study /

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Author / Creator:Schmidhuber de la Mora, Guillermo.
Imprint:Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, 2000.
Description:1 online resource : illustrations.
Series:Studies in Romance languages ; 43
Studies in Romance Languages
Studies in Romance languages (Lexington, Ky.) ; 43.
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Other uniform titles:Peña Doria, Olga Martha.
Juana Inés de la Cruz, Sister, 1651-1695. Plays.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Summary:Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1648-1695) wrote poetry, prose, and plays and is considered the greatest of Mexican women writers. She was an intellectual prodigy, reportedly mastering Latin in twenty lessons, and at sixteen she entered a convent so that she might continue her learning. One of the most influential early feminists in the New World, she answered a bishop's criticism in a letter that has become a classic defense of the education of women. She collected a private library of 4,000 volumes, but when she was told that her studies were delaying the progress of her spiritual education, she.
Other form:Print version: Schmidhuber, Guillermo. Three Secular Plays of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz : A Critical Study. Lexington : The University Press of Kentucky, ©2000 9780813120881