The Answer La Respuesta Expanded Edition

Author: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz
Publisher: The Feminist Press at CUNY
ISBN: 1558616233
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While earlier translators have ignored Sor Juana's keen awareness of gender, this volume brings out her own emphasis and diction, and reveals the remarkable scholarship, subversiveness, and even humor she drew on in defense of her cause.

Literature Criticism From 1400 To 1800

Author: Dennis Poupard
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Sor Juana's largely autobiographical reply to this letter, entitled "Respuesta a [
Reply to] Sor Filotea de la Cruz," defends her desire for knowledge and her
course in life, arguing for the right of women to an education and the right of the
individual to pursue a broad spectrum of knowledge. Though there are few extant
prose pieces by Sor Juana, the "Respuesta" is so convincing and well written that
it is now considered one of the finest essays produced in New Spain. In the
opinion of ...

Latin American Women Writers

Author: María Claudia André
ISBN: 9780415979719
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An expanded version was published in 1690. A second collection was published
two years later which contained later works that she had sent from Mexico (
including the religious play El cetro de Jose (Jose's Sceptre]); and a third was
published after her death. After her patrons and protectors returned to Spain, Sor
Juana continued to write, co-authoring a secular play, Amor es mas laberinto (
Love, the Greater Labyrinth), which was performed for the new Viceroy in 1689. A
religious ...