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Sor Juana Mexico s leading poet, essayist, and cultural critic writes of a Mexican poet of another time and another world, the world of seventeenth century New Spain His subject is Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, the most striking figure in all of Spanish American colonial literature and one of the great poets of her age.Her life reads like a novel A spirited and precocious girl, one of six illegitimate children, is sent to live with relatives in the capital city She becomes known for her beauty, wit, and amazing erudition, and is taken into the court as the Vicereine s protegee For five years she enjoys the pleasures of life at court then abruptly, at twenty, enters a convent for life Yet, no recluse, she transforms the convent locutory into a literary and intellectual salon she amasses an impressive library and collects scientific instruments, reads insatiably, composes poems, and corresponds with literati in Spain To the consternation of the prelates of the Church, she persists in circulating her poems, redolent of the court than the cloister Her plays are performed, volumes of her poetry are published abroad, and her genius begins to be recognized throughout the Hispanic world Suddenly she surrenders her books, forswears all literary pursuits, and signs in blood a renunciation of secular learning The rest is silence She dies two years later, at forty six.Octavio Paz has long been intrigued by the enigmas of Sor Juana s personality and career Why did she become a nun How could she renounce her lifelong passion for writing and learning Such questions can be answered only in the context of the world in which she lived Paz gives a masterly portrayal of the life and culture of New Spain and the political and ideological forces at work in that autocratic, theocratic, male dominated society, in which the subjugation of women was absolute.Just as Paz illuminates Sor Juana s life by placing it in its historical setting, so he situates her work in relation to the traditions that nurtured it With critical authority he singles out the qualities that distinguish her work and mark her uniqueness as a poet To Paz her writings, like her life, epitomize the struggle of the individual, and in particular the individual woman, for creative fulfillment and self expression. Download Sor Juana By Octavio Paz – wholesalesweetshop.co.uk

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  1. Excepto por algunas p ginas en la que Paz abusa de su dial ctica po tica, todo lo dem s vale much simo la pena la interpretaci n historica, el ambiente social en que se desarroll su vida y principalmente la descripci n que hace Paz de las ideas que antecedieron a su momento La crsis que Sor Juana vivi hacia el final de su vida es casi novelesco, cuando se debilita la protecci n del virrey y se ve sometida a las presiones del arzobispo de M xico, del obispo de Puebla Sor Filotea y de su c Excepto por algunas p ginas en la que Paz abusa de su dial ctica po tica, todo lo dem s vale much simo la pena la interpretaci n historica, el ambiente social en que se desarroll su vida y principalmente la descripci n que hace Paz de las ideas que antecedieron a su momento La ...

  2. Sor Juana Or, the Traps of Faith is an important piece of Mexican literary history Where else, in just one tome, will you find the country s second best poet paying homage to its first best poet Nevermind that the book is eternally long it s curious that a so called biography on Sor Juana is only a hundred pages shorter than my volume of her complete works and in a lot of ways isabout Paz and his views on poetry and nationhood really, we know so little about Sor Juana much of Paz s Sor Juana Or, the Traps of Faith is an important piece of Mexican literary history Where else, in just one tome, will you find the country s second best poet paying homage to its first best poet Nevermind that the book is eternally long it s curious that a so called biography on Sor Juana is only a hundred pages shorter than my volume of her complete works and in a lot of ways isabout Paz and his views on poetry and nationhood really, we know so little about Sor Juana much of Paz s biography would be better termed educated speculation Sorjuanistas, especially of the feminist variety, have problems with some of Paz s interpretations indeed, it s fair to note that Mexico s lone Nobel winner has ...

  3. I didn t know about the author, Octavio Paz, until I found this book A friend who noticed me reading it said, Oh Octavio Paz in a tone that made me think the author is bigger than his subject His writing explained things about culture and the arts that I d never ...

  4. Los homenajes a Paz a diez a os de su muerte me han hecho, ahora, recordar la lectura de Sor Juana In s de la Cruz o las trampas de la fe Le el libro, regalo de Martha Ordaz, en 1997 Martha, siempre atenta, me invit a desayunar al Samborns de los Azulejos y acabado el desayuno me dijo Quiero regalarte un libro, escoge V el de Paz, que ten a ganas de leer y me lo dio Fue un regalo oportun simo Ten a en esa poca ganas y necesidad de una lectura as.Al d a siguiente del regalo sal de v Los homenajes a Paz a diez a os de su muerte me han hecho, ahora, recordar la lectura de Sor Juana In s de la Cruz o las trampas de la fe Le el libro, regalo de Martha Ordaz, en 1997 Martha, siempre atenta, me invit a desayunar al Samborns de los Azulejos y acabado el desayuno me dijo Quiero regalarte un libro, escoge V el de Paz, que ten a ganas de leer y me lo dio Fue un regalo oportun simo Ten a en esa poca ganas y necesidad de una lectura as.Al d a siguiente del regalo sal de vacaciones con mis hijos, primero a Ixtapa y luego a Tequisquiapan Durante esos d as estuve leyendo el libro de Paz Me levantaba temprano, corr a por la playa o por las veredas de caballos de Tequisquiapan, al regreso me ba aba, desayunaba y me pon a a leer En la carrera de cada ma ana iba recordando la lectura del d a anterior y viendo la trascendencia de lo escrito por Paz, m s all de la bio...

  5. Las Trampas de la Fe de Octavio Paz es un ensayo luminoso y valiente sobre una mujer que, escondida tras el h bito impuesto por la sociedad mexicana novohispana, le regal a M xico identidad, poes a y astucia por partes iguales Un obra maestra que desvela a Sor Juana In s de la Cruz, como mariposa, con la paciencia de un entom logo de la lengua que s lo la mirada aguda y la palabra precisa del Nobel mexicano podr a lograr Ensayo tanto o m s importante para entender el desarrollo de la naci n Las Trampas de la Fe de Octavio Paz es un ensayo luminoso y valiente sobre una mujer que, escondida tras el h bito impuesto por la sociedad mexicana novohispana, le regal a M xico identidad, poes a y astucia por partes iguales Un obra maestra que desvela a Sor Juana In s de la Cruz, como mariposa, con la paciencia de un entom logo de la lengua que s lo la mirada aguda y la palabra precisa del Nobel mexicano podr a lograr Ensayo tanto o m s imp...

  6. This is the sort of book that made me want to study literature in college Very little is known about Sor Juana s life, but Paz makes the seventeenth century Mexican nun come alive through historical interpretation, psychological speculations, and very close readings of many of her poems The book is based on his lecture courses at Harvard and the Colegio Nacional Paz s Sor Juana is a female intellectual who makes the life of the mind a vocation as full as the life of a religious If there is This is the sort of book that made me want to study literature in college Very little is known about Sor Juana s life, but Paz makes the seventeenth century Mexican nun come alive through historical interpretation, psychological speculations, and very close readings of many of her poems The book is based on his lecture courses at Harvard and the Colegio Nacional Paz s Sor Juana is a female intellectual who makes the life of the mind a vocation as full as the life of a religious If there is such a thing as a feminine temperament, in the most arresting sense of the word, it is that of Sor She fascinates us because the most extreme opposi...

  7. Con todo el rigor hist rico y ling stico sumado a la profundidad anal tica y asociativa que caracteriza a nuestro premio Nobel, Paz nos envuelve en un viaje por el tiempo, por las emociones y letras que rodearon a Juana Ines para dar un retrato fiel o el m s fiel de ...

  8. This book confirms Octavio Paz place as the leading thinker of 20th Century Western Civilization, and explains why his memorial service at The Metropolitan Museum in New York attracted a 2 mile long line that snaked around Central Park

  9. I m infatuated with Sor Juana Inez

  10. I will never forget two names Hermes Trismegisto and Athanasius Kircher The best essay by Paz that Ive read I will never forget two names Hermes Trismegisto and Athanasius Kircher The best essay by Paz that I ve read