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Sor Juana"s second dream

a novel

by Alicia Gaspar de Alba

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  • 20 Currently reading

Published by University of New Mexico Press in Albuquerque .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mexico
    • Subjects:
    • Juana Inés de la Cruz, Sister, 1651-1695 -- Fiction.,
    • Mexico -- Church history -- 17th century -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Alicia Gaspar de Alba.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPS3557.A8449 S67 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 464 p. :
      Number of Pages464
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL390536M
      ISBN 100826320910, 0826320929
      LC Control Number98058093

      Poems, Protest, and a Dream: Selected Writings by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz ratings, average rating, 28 reviews Poems, Protest, and a Dream Quotes Showing of 4 “One will abide, and will confess that another is nobler than he, that another is richer, more handsome, and even that he is.   In Sor Juana’s case, the truth could be political. Key to her downfall, according to the legend, was the supposed fact that she was a Mexican rebelling against the ruling Spanish authorities. The creation of Sor Juana’s ‘persecution’ coincided with a rise in anti-clericalism and the reclaiming of Mexico’s history after the Revolution.

      Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz () wrote poetry, prose, and plays and is considered the greatest of Mexican women writers. She was an intellectual prodigy, reportedly mastering Latin in twenty lessons, and at sixteen she entered a convent so that she might continue her learning. for Jhe Dream. Octavio Paz's book on Sor Juana provided his readers with a collection of images re-lated to Sot Juanas work, none of which is really an emblem; rather, the 2. Diego Saavedra Fajardo, Idea de un Principe images are diagrams and Politico Christiano representado en Cien Empresas {\G=>9).

      For Sor Juana, according to Paz, the function of books was manifold: “compensation for the original double flaw, her illegitimate birth and her father’s absence; substitution for the dominating presence of the intruder Diego Ruiz [her mother’s second lover]; and sublimation of sexuality by . Sor Juana’s reputation as an early feminist rests upon The Poet’s Answer to the Most Illustrious Sister Filotea de la Cruz and upon the poem “Foolish Men.” The poem is commonly known by.


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Sor Juana"s second dream by Alicia Gaspar de Alba Download PDF EPUB FB2

An Intriguing Tale about a 16th Century Mexican Nun Sor Juana’s Second Dream is a beautiful historical novel about Sor Juana Ines de La Cruz, known in her time as the “Tenth Muse” and widely regarded as Mexico’s first feminist.

The book takes important but dry and dense historical primary documents and transforms them beautifully into a fictional autobiography that melds first and /5(21).

Sor Juana’s Second Dream is a beautiful historical novel about Sor Juana Ines de La Cruz, known in her time as the “Tenth Muse” and widely regarded as Mexico’s first feminist.

The book takes important but dry and dense historical primary documents and transforms them beautifully into a fictional autobiography that melds first and third 4/5(18).

Sor Juana's Second Dream Paperback – January 1, by Alicia De Alba (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all formats and editions Hide other formats Sor Juanas second dream book editions. Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $/5(1). "An adventuresome exploration into the lyrical and historical vision of an extraordinary woman, written by an extraordinary novelist who has given us a new possibility to dream and invent Sor Juana Inés all over again."--Marjorie Agosín, Wellesley College "Beautifully written, without doubt the best book I.

Sor Juana's Second Dream Alicia Gaspar de Alba, Author, Francisco Benitez, Illustrator University of New Mexico Press $ (p) ISBN Buy this book. "An adventuresome exploration into the lyrical and historical vision of an extraordinary woman, written by an extraordinary novelist who has given us a new possibility to dream and invent Sor Juana Inés all over again."--Marjorie Agosín, Wellesley College "Beautifully written, without doubt the best book I have read this : $   "Sor Juanas Second Dream" is well-constructed and makes interesting reading Gaspar de Albas Sor Juana is a dark and tormented genius trapped in a nightmarish world.

In her intelligent, thoroughly researched novel, Gaspar de Alba goes beyond established fact and paints a fictionalized, sometimes controversial portrait/5().

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz OSH (12 November – 17 April ) was a Mexican writer, philosopher, composer, poet of the Baroque period, and Hieronymite nun of New Spain (Mexico).Her outspoken opinions granted her lifelong names such as "The Tenth Muse" and "The Phoenix of Mexico", for she was a flame that rose from the ashes of "religious authoritarianism".

Movie based on Sor Juana's Second Dream I have been completely remiss in not posting on my blog the fantastic news that Sor Juana's Second Dream has been adapted to a screenplay. I am, in fact, the co-screenplay-writer, along with the. Author: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Publish On: 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.

Sor Juana’s Second Dream: A Novel. Written by Alicia Gaspar de Alba Review by Mary K. Bird-Guilliams. This lovely novel can be read without any previous knowledge of the famous Mexican nun.

The author evokes the feel of 17th century Mexico and draws that world around : Alicia Gaspar de Alba. Get this from a library. Sor Juana's second dream: a novel. [Alicia Gaspar de Alba] -- A fictionalized portrait of Juana Inés de la Cruz, the 17th century lesbian nun who became Mexico's first feminist poet.

It traces her life from her illegitimate birth to trial by the Inquisition. Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz was a 17th century nun, self-taught scholar and acclaimed writer of the Latin American colonial period and the Hispanic Baroque.

She was also a. Other articles where First Dream is discussed: Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: as the Primero sueño (; First Dream, published in A Sor Juana Anthology, ), is both personal and universal. The date of its writing is unknown. It employs the convoluted poetic forms of the Baroque to recount the torturous quest of the soul for knowledge.

In the poem’s opening, as. The purpose of this final presentation is to provide a deeper investigation into one of the first Chicano-gothic characters we encountered in this class, Concepcion Benavidez of Calligraphy of the Witch. A sequel to Professor Gaspar’s novel Sor Juana’s Second Dream, I decided to take an in depth look to where this character found her origins and how she came to find herself in the.

Sor Juana's Second Dream Analysis. Words 5 Pages. Show More. Alicia Gaspar de Alba’s novel Sor Juana’s Second Dream is a work of historical fiction inspired by of the master rhetorician who is immortalized as “The Tenth Muse of Mexico” for her poems written in seventeenth century New Spain.

But during this time, it was frowned upon. Sor Juana's poem First Dream is an unprecedented achievement for a woman from the seventeenth century, exploring the realm of dreams and the search of the soul for a knowledge which is otherwise. On the second floor you will find Books A - G, FOLIO A-G, the Teacher Curriculum Center (TCC) which houses TCC Books A-Z, and the Juvenile Collection A-Z.

Books M and FOLIO M can be found in Music & the West Wing is the Library Exhibit Gallery, and Special Collections & Archives and the Bob and Maureen Gohstand Leisure Reading are also graduate, group and individual study. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. Sor Juana's second dream by Alicia Gaspar de Alba. Publication date Topics Juana Inés de la Cruz, Sister, -- Fiction., Mexico -- Church history -- 17th century. During this time, Sor Juana was required to sell her books as well as all musical and scientific instruments.

Sor Juana responded by devoting herself to a rigorous penance, giving up all studies and writing. Ina plague hit the convent. On Ap after tending to her fellow sisters, Juana died from the disease around the age of forty. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Sor Juana's Dream by De La Cruz, Sister Juana Ines Book The Fast Free Shipping at the best .A list of poems by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Born on NovemJuana Inés de Asbaje y Ramírez would eventually become a nun and a poet known as Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz.

- The Academy of American Poets is the largest membership-based nonprofit organization fostering an appreciation for contemporary poetry and supporting American. As it happens, this is one of three poems in the Larkin-Manrique book that also appear Poems, Protest, and a Dream: Selected Writings, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, translated by Margaret Sayers Peden, also published in