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Author: Juana Inés de la Cruz, Sister; Edith Grossman
Publisher: New York ; London : W.W. Norton & Company, [2014]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First edition
Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz (1651 - 1695) was a feminist and a woman ahead of her time. She was very much a public intellectual and her contemporaries called her "the Tenth Muse" and "the Phoenix of Mexico", names that continue to resonate. This self-taught intellectual rose to the height of fame as a writer in Mexico City during the Spanish Golden Age. The volume includes Sor Juana's best-known works, including  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Poetry
Spanish poetry
Translations into English
Named Person: Juana Inés de la Cruz, Sister
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juana Inés de la Cruz, Sister; Edith Grossman
ISBN: 9780393241754 0393241750
OCLC Number: 882464424
Language Note: Translated to English from Spanish.
Description: xxiv, 216 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Ballads --
Redondillas --
Epigrams --
Decimas --
Sonnets --
First dream --
A letter from Sor Filotea to Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz --
Response of the poet.
Other Titles: Poems.
Responsibility: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz ; translated by Edith Grossman ; introduction by Julia Alvarez.


Latin America's great poet rendered into English by the world's most celebrated translator of Spanish-language literature.  Read more...


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"Edith Grossman's contemporary translation renders the contemplations, rhymes, and drama of la Decima Musa ageless." -- Ana Castillo "Edith Grossman is a marvel. With the greatest artistry she has Read more...

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