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Answer / la Respuesta (Expanded Edition) Including Sor Filotea's Letter and New Selected Poems

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ISBN-10: 1558615989

ISBN-13: 9781558615984

Edition: 2nd 2009 (Revised)

Authors: Sor Juana InAs de la Cruz, Electa Arenal, Amanda Powell, Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz

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ldquo;[ The Answer ] is eloquent, sardonic, learned and, particularly in its autobiographical part, of great freshness.rdquo;- The Times Literary Supplementldquo;One of the landmarks of Renaissance literature and . . . in the history of intellectual freedom. . . . This is essential reading.rdquo;-Stephen Greenblatt, best-selling author and professorldquo;Recommended for informed readers.rdquo;- Library JournalExpanded to include fresh translations, an updated bibliography, and the letter that provoked the writing of The Answer , this new edition of the bilingual, critical bestseller provides the most accurate translations of works by the iconic seventeenth-century Mexican nun Sor Juana…    
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Book details

List price: $15.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Feminist Press at The City University of New York
Publication date: 4/3/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgments
Abbreviations
Chronology
Introduction
Sor Juana's Life and Work
Juana Ramirez / Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz (1648/51-1695): A Life Without and Within
A Poet-Scholar: Sor Juana's Writing
La Respuesta / The Answer: A Reading
Sor Juana's Art and Argument
The Issues at Stake
A Different Worldview, a Different Law: A Woman-Centered Vision
A Note on the Texts
Respuesta de la poetisa a la muy ilustre
The Poet's Answer to the Most Illustrious Sister Filotea de la Cruz
Annotations to La Respuesta / The Answer
Selected Poems
Introduction
Romance: Prologo al lector / Ballad: Prologue to the Reader of these Poems
Sonetos / Sonnets
Este, que ves, engano colorido
This object which you see
Si los riesgos del mar considerara
With all the hazards of the sea in mind
Esta tarde, mi bien, cuando te hablaba
This afternoon, my darling, when we spoke
Detente, sombra de mi bien esquivo
Don't leave me, shadow of elusive love
<$$$>Que es esto, Alcino?
What's this, Alcino?
Mandas, Anarda, que sin llanto asista
Anarda, you command me to observe
Satira filosofica / Philosophical Satire
Hombres necios que acusais
You foolish and unreasoning men
Villancicos / Carols
For the Feast of the Assumption, 1676
Vengan a ver una apuesta
They're betting, so hurry for all that you're worth
La soberana Doctora
She is a sovereign Doctor
Aquella Zagala
That shepherd lass
For the Feast of Saint Catherine of Alexandria, 1691
De una mujer se convencen
The learned men of Egypt
Rosa es, cuyo casto velo
She is a Rose, and when she flowered
Erase una Nina
Once upon a time this Girl
Romance epistolar / Epistolary Ballad
�Valgate Apolo por hombre!
Apollo help you, as you're a man!
Romance decasilabo / Ballad in Variant Meter
Lamina sirva el Cielo al retrato
Heavenly should be the canvas to bear the portrait
Selected Bibliographies
Bibliography to the Second Edition
Bibliography to the First Edition
Appendix
Carta de Sor Filotea de la Cruz
Letter from Sor Filotea de la Cruz
Index