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Sor Juana

Author: Octavio Paz
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Mexico's leading poet, essayist, and cultural critic writes of a Mexican poet of another time and another world, the world of seventeenth-century New Spain. His subject is Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz,  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Juana Inés de la Cruz, Sister; Juana Inés de la Cruz, Sister
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Octavio Paz
ISBN: 0674821068 9780674821064
OCLC Number: 229419265
Notes: Translation of: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, o, Las trampas de la fe.
Description: vii, 547 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue: History, Life, Work Part One: THE KINGDOM OF NEW SPAIN 1. A Unique Society 2. The Dais and the Pulpit 3. Syncretism and Empire 4. A Transplanted Literature Part Two: JUANA RAMIREZ, 1648-11668 5. The Ramirez Family 6. May Syllables Be Composed by the Stars 7. The Trials of Juana Ines 8. Taking the Vows Part Three: SOR JUANA INES DE LA CRUZ, 1669-1679 9. Life in the Convent 10. Political Rites 11. The World as Hieroglyph 12. Sister Juana and the Goddess Isis Part Four: SOR JUANA INES DE LA CRUZ, 1680-1690 13. Flattery and Favors 14. Council of Stars 15. Religious Fires 16. The Reflection, the Echo 17. Realm of Signs 18. Different from Herself Part Five: THE TENTH MUSE 19. Hear Me with Your Eyes 20. Ink on Wings of Paper 21. Music Box 22. The Stage and the Court 23. The Float and the Sacrament 24. First Dream Part Six: THE TRAPS OF FAITH 25. An Ill-Fated Letter 26. The Response 27. And the Responses 28. The Siege 29 The Abjuration Epilogue Toward a Restitution Appendix Sor Juana: Witness for the Prosecution Notes on Sources Spanish Literary Terms Notes Index
Other Titles: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, o, Las trampas de la fe.
Responsibility: Octavio Paz ; translated by Margaret Sayers Peden.

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