This book maps the field of seventeenth-century women's writing in Spanish, English, and French and situates the work of Sor Juana more clearly within that field. It holds up the multilayered, protofeminist writings of Sor Juana as a meaningful lens through which to examine the literary production of her female contemporaries. Early modern women writers whose works are explored include Marie de Gournay, Margaret Fell Fox, Catalina de Erauso, Maria de Zayas, Ana Caro, Mme de Lafayette, Anne Bradstreet, Saint Teresa, and Margaret Lucas Cavendish. This innovative study will be of interest not only to Hispanists but also to scholars in early modern studies, women's studies, history, and comparative literature.Her second retreat to Coulommiers produces an even more dramatic act. ... Yet as distinct from the first moment (the letter-writing episode), here the Princesse safely rehearses her love in ... The precieuses, intent on self-preservation, often took recourse in their literary works to similar acts of internalized appropriation.
|Title||:||Early Modern Women's Writing and Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz|
|Publisher||:||Vanderbilt University Press (TN) - 1999|