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The Life and Writings of Luisa de Carvajal y Mendoza

Author: Luisa de Carvajal y Mendoza; Cruz, Anne J.; Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.), Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies Staff.; Iter Inc Staff.
Publisher: Toronto : University of Toronto Press April 2015.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Luisa de Carvajal y Mendoza; Cruz, Anne J.; Victoria University (Toronto, Ont.), Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies Staff.; Iter Inc Staff.
ISBN: 9780772721563 0772721564
OCLC Number: 915726817
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 369 p.) ill.
Contents: Illustrations xiAcknowledgments xiiiIntroductionThe Other Voice 1Luisa de Carvajal's Life Writings 6The World of the Spanish Nobility 13Early Childhood Reminiscences 17Adolescence and Penitential Discipline 25Spiritual Poetry 36The Sacred and the Profane in Carvajal's Spiritual Poetry 41Correspondence 48Desire for Martyrdom in England 54Missionary Life in London 66A Roman Priest in Women's Clothing 71The Traffic in Relics 78Circulating Her Life Story 91Luisa de Carvajal's Afterlife 98Autobiography 111Selected Spiritual Poems 153Selected Correspondence 201Bibliography 351Index 365

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