Women's Literacy in Early Modern Spain and the New World

Women's Literacy in Early Modern Spain and the New World

by Rosilie Hernández, Anne J. Cruz

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ISBN-13: 9781134780389
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/17/2016
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 288
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Anne J. Cruz is Professor of Spanish and Cooper Fellow, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, University of Miami, USA. Rosilie Hernández is Associate Professor of Spanish at the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA.

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction, Anne J. Cruz; Part 1 The Practices of Women's Literacy: Women's reading habits: book dedications to female patrons in early modern Spain, Nieves Baranda Leturio; Reading over men's shoulders: noblewomen's libraries and reading practices, Anne J. Cruz; From mother to daughter: educational lineage in the correspondence between the Countess of Palamós and Estefaniá de Requesens, Montserrat Pérez-Toribio; The education, books, and reading habits of Ana de Mendoza y de la Cerda, Princess of Éboli (1540–1592), Trevor J. Dadson. Part 2 Conventual Literacy in Spain and the New World: Wondrous words: miraculous literacy and real literacy in the convents of early modern Spain, Darcy R. Donahue; 'Let your women keep silence': the Pauline dictum and women's education, Elizabeth Teresa Howe; Women's literacy and masculine authority: the case of Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz and Antonio Núñez de Miranda, Stephanie L. Kirk; Convent education in Nueva Granada: white and black, or tonalities of gray?, Clara E. Herrera. Part 3 Representing Women's Literacy in Art and Literature: Learning through love in Lope de Vega's drama, Adrienne L. Martín; Ana Caro and the literary academies of 17th-century Spain, Alicia R. Zuese; María de Zayas, or memory chains and the education of a learned woman, Yolanda Gamboa-Tusquets; The politics of exemplarity: Biblical women and the education of the Spanish lady in Martín Carillo, Sebastián de Herrera Barnuevo, and María de Guevara, Rosilie Hernández; Learning at her mother's knee? St Anne, the Virgin Mary, and the iconography of women's literacy, Emilie L. Bergmann; Index.

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