Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz ou les pièges de la foi

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Gallimard, 1987 - 636 pages
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Poète mexicain célèbre, l'écrivain devient historien pour reconstituer le singulier destin d'une religieuse de son pays qui composa, à la fin du 17e siècle, quelques très beaux poèmes qui figurent parmi les chefs-d'oeuvre de la littérature espagnole.

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User Review  - carterchristian1 - LibraryThing

A well constructed biography with a can't-put-it-down quality about the life of a remarkable Mexican who lived as a lady in waiting the a Spanish official's wife, then became a nun. She accumulated a ... Read full review

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User Review  - jorgearanda - LibraryThing

A careful and loving portrait of Sor Juana. Beautifully written; particularly interesting in its description of life in the New Spain and Sor Juana's conflict with the religious establishment. The ... Read full review


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