Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz and the Gender Politics of Knowledge in Colonial Mexico

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Each of the book's five chapters evokes a colonial Mexican cultural and intellectual sphere: the library, anatomy and medicine, spirituality, classical learning, and publishing and printing. Using an array of literary texts and historical documents and alongside secondary historical and critical materials, the author Stephanie Kirk demonstrates how Sor Juana used her poetry and other works to inscribe herself within the discourses associated with these cultural institutions and discursive spheres and thus challenge the male ...

Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz and the Gender Politics of Knowledge in Colonial Mexico 2016, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781409438458

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