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Robert Graves : Juana Inés de la Cruz

Juana Inés de la Cruz

Published in Encounter I, no. 3 (December 1953): 5-13.

Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz Project

….the greatest poet the American continent produced in the seventeenth century. She was born November 12, 1651, in San Miguel Nepantla, a village south of Mexico City. She was a Poet Nun, a woman of genius, and a person of intellectual prowess whose ideas and accomplishments were ahead of her time.


Cambridge University site dedicated to her.

Six poems in Spanish, with English translation.

May 25, 2008 - Posted by | general | ,

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