Between Desire and Passion: Teresa de Cartagena

Between Desire and Passion: Teresa de Cartagena

by Yonsoo Kim


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789004212510
Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 09/21/2012
Series: The Medieval and Early Modern Iberian World , #48
Pages: 186
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Yonsoo Kim, Ph.D. (2006), Boston College, is Assistant Professor of Spanish at Purdue University. She has published a book, El saber femenino y el sufrimiento corporal... (Universidad de Córdoba Press, 2008), and articles on medicine and literature, and religious studies.

Table of Contents


Introduction Mapping Teresa de Cartagena amongst European Women Writers...1
1. Writing to Survive and Heal: Teresa de Cartagena’s Life and Works...11
2. Writing with Traditional Discourses...35
3. Writing to Alleviate and Understand: First Part of Arboleda de los enfermos (Grove of the Infirm)...51
4. Writing to Instruct and Illuminate: Second Part of Arboleda de los enfermos (Grove of the Infirm)...83
5. Writing to Give Voice: Defense of Women...107
6. Writing with Irony: Defense of Woman’s Voice and Discourse in Admiraçión operum Dey (Wonder at the Works of God)...131

Works Cited...163

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