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The Sonnets of Sor Juana Inés De la Cruz in English Verse
de la Cruz, Sor Juana Inés


ranslation of seventy Baroque sonnets by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (c. 1648-1695), closely following her Petrarchan (and Spanish) form, syntax and phrasing. Sor Juana was a Mexican nun, known to her contemporaries as the Décima Musa (Tenth Muse). After a Translator’s Foreword and Introduction by Melvin S. Arrington, Jr., facing page translations of the sonnets are grouped by type: Philosophical-Moral; Historical-Mythological; Satirical-Burlesque; Love and Wit; Homages of Court, Friendship, or Letters; Religious.

ISBN10:  0-7734-7338-6   ISBN13:  978-0-7734-7338-6    Pages:  172    Year:  2001   

Series: Hispanic Literature Number: 66

Subject Area: Hispanic/Spanish - Literature 

Imprint: Edwin Mellen Press

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