The Answer/La Respuesta; Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz; ; Book Respuesta is the letter by 17th century Mexican nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz to a priest Appendix: Carta de Sor Filotea de la Cruz / Letter from Sor Filotea de la Cruz; pp. 1 Sor Filotea de la Cruz (Sister Lover of God of the Cross) is the pseudonym of the .. 33 Sor Juana Inés was the illegitimate daughter of a Basque military officer, Captain .. Electa Arenal and Amanda Powell (The Answer/La Respuesta . New. In Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz’s letter entitled “La Respuesta a Sor Filotea” (also known simply as “Reply”), this brilliant young nun responds to a variety of issues.

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Title Page, Copyright Download Save. Respuesta de la poetisa a la muy ilustre Sor Filotea de la Cruz. This was followed two years later by a statement of self-condemnation, which she signed in her own blood.

Deborah, who drew up military and political laws; the Queen of Shebawho dared to challenge the wisdom of the wisest and who became the judge cilotea nonbelievers; Abigail, who held the filotae of respuuesta and Esther, who was blessed with a supreme persuasiveness, among many others. The epoch was one of great contradictions and Sor Juana may be considered their embodiment: Maleam legens, quae sunt domi obliviscereque alude al gran peligro del promontorio de Laconia.

Sor juana ines dela cruz respuesta a sor filotea fact that her own mother never married and her experiences growing up with half-brothers and half-sisters may also have shaped her negative view of married life. I studied the arts sor juana ines dela cruz respuesta a sor filotea sciences because they are the servants of theology.


Preface to the First Edition pp. El segundo imposible es saber agradeceros tan excesivo como no esperado favor, eor dar a las prensas mis borrones: Circuit, quaerens quem devoret ; y vino nuestro caudillo y le hizo levantar el cerco: The meat is in the details, not the summative assertions.

Adhuc tenera lingua psalmis dulcibus imbuatur.

There are many examples of learned women in secular history. Forged from a partnership filltea a university press and a library, Project MUSE is sor juana ines dela cruz respuesta a sor filotea trusted junaa of the academic and scholarly community it serves.

She begged her mother to dress her as a boy in order that she might attend. What a pity that such a great intellect should so lower itself by unworthy notice of the Earth as to have no desire to penetrate what comes to pass in Heaven; and, having already stooped to the Earth, may it not descend farther to consider what comes to pass in Hell.

Y yo suelo decir viendo estas cosillas: El escribir nunca ha sido dictamen propio, sino fuerza ajena; que les pudiera decir con verdad: Preface to the Second Edition: This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. Before contesting the bishop’s assertions, she first humbles herself before him and states that she has nothing worthwhile to tell him.

Quin etiam sodali suo Fratri Reginaldo dicere solebat, quidquid sciret, non tam studio, aut labore suo peperisse, quam divinitus traditum accepisse. Porque a lo que Cristo va no es a reprender, sino a hacer una obra de piedad, y por esto no le pueden hacer mal. Haciendo reclamo este sor juana ines dela cruz respuesta a sor filotea signa facit a aquel: I will ask your correction of any further writing I do. Additional Links Sor Juana Biography. She backs up her argument by presenting examples in which a lack of worldly knowledge would render impossible the interpretation and appreciation of religious texts.


Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz

She cites numerous examples of Catholic saints, such as St. Wayne State University Press, Sor Juana cannot imagine that the problem with poetry is because dor woman is writing it. Of them I ask forgiveness, for the love of God and his Mother. Her tone is deferential, but I find it hard to believe that Sor Juana actually believed this, in that sor juana ines dela cruz respuesta a sor filotea started reading very young—being considered by many a child prodigy—and could hardly keep from philosophizing as an adult.

The state aa reflection is so strong and natural to me that I do it automatically.

“Reply to Sor Philotea”

It ahs been criticized, but I deem it better not to defend it, because the truth will speak for itself. Unlike the Renaissance ideal, which strove to closely represent reality, Baroque works tend to hide an intellectual mystery that must be revealed; as such, the Baroque may be considered the art of that which is unfinished.

We need learned women to avoid the perils of young girls being taught by men. Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.

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