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The Politics and Poetics of Sor Juana Ines De La Cruz

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The Politics and Poetics of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz examines the role of occasional verse in the works of the celebrated colonial Mexican nun. The poems that Sor Juana wrote for special occasions (birthdays, funerals, religious feasts, coronations, and the like) have been considered inconsequential by literary historians; but from a socio-historical perspective, George Antony Thomas argues they hold a particular interest for scholars of colonial Latin American literature. For Thomas, these compositions establish a ...

The Politics and Poetics of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz 2012, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781409437697

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