Outline of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz’s La Repuesta (The Reply). She addresses the bishop of Puebla as if he were “Filotea de la Cruz. In “Respuesta a Sor Filotea” by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, there are quite a few references that show that she was responding to criticism when she wrote it. by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (). Translated 1 Sor Filotea de la Cruz ( Sister Lover of God of the Cross) is the pseudonym of the Bishop of Puebla, México.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. A useful introduction for graduate students that is easy to navigate. There is also a defensive note in the following with the use of the word “crime” as written by Sor Juana: For their misuse is no fault of the art Originally published in Inat the age of eighteen, she joined the filktea Convent of the Barefoot Carmelites, but she left the convent that same year due to illness. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Respuesta a Sor Filotea de la Cruz

Sor Juana goes on to note that while she has tried to change, she iness been unable to escape her greatest enemy: Charles rated it did not like it May 23, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. There is also a defensive note in the following with the use of the word “crime” as written by Sor Juana:. Export Citations Print Email Share.

What understanding do I possess, what studies, what subject matter, or what instruction? There, Sor Juana was allowed to continue her studies of philosophy, music, and natural science in her own library.

Each of the nine essays is accompanied by images of Baroque artifacts, paintings, and sculptures.


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She also alludes to the idea within society that a woman with too much knowledge is dangerous. An English translation of the text was published in Publications Pages Publications Pages. To see what your friends thought inrs this book, please sign up. Excellent text for graduate students who want to familiarize themselves with pertinent topics of debate in Sor Juana scholarship.

She died of the plague on April 17, Sor Juana’s use of the word “transgression” in her question directly challenges a critic as to what she has done wrong: For ever since the light of reason first dawned in me, my inclination to letters was marked by such passion and vehemence that neither the reprimands osr others for I have filptea many nor reflections of my own there have been more than a few have sufficed to make me abandon my pursuit of this native impulse that God Himself bestowed on me.

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This indicates to me that all she has and is struggling to confine what she does—defending that God has given her a need to study and learn. Sor Juana’s use of the word “transgression” in her question directly challenges a critic as to jjuana she has done wrong:.

Though greatly admired as a writer, she removed herself from the public arena and, while seeing to the needs of some fellow nuns who had become ill from an epidemic, she too succumbed to the same illness and died at the age of forty-four.

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Odysseuz Avila rated it did not like it Oct 25, She stands at the beginning of the history of Mexican literature in the Spanish language. For more than that is too much, some would say, in a woman General Overviews Paz and Poot Herrera provide the most comprehensive overviews and thus are essential starting points for any Sor Juana scholarship. Begin typing the name of a book or author: How to Subscribe Oxford Bibliographies Online is available by subscription and perpetual access to institutions.


Popular Questions What does Sor Juana criticize in terms of men’s expectations of women with her poem Quotes from Respuesta a Sor F Return to Book Page. Published by Editores Mexicanos Unidos first published Sor Juana eventually succumbed to ecclesiastical pressure and was forced to sell her personal collection of more than 4, books, along with her musical and scientific instruments.

Please subscribe or login. If my crime lies in the “Letter Worthy of Athena” November Prentiss rated it did not like it Nov 02, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content on this page. An essential read for anyone interested in Sor Juana. Sor Juana was a prolific writer, penning a number of songs, poems, plays, and prose works that demonstrate her mastery and innovation of the Baroque tradition.

In one case, Sor Juana humbles herself by stating that she is not a learned person untrueand declares that she does not want to get in trouble with the Church: Start Free Trial to Unlock. Includes a table of contents with links to different sections of the lecture.

His Majesty knows why and to what end He did so, and He knows that I have prayed that he snuff out the light of my intellect, leaving only enough to keep His Law.