Juana Ramírez

  title={Juana Ram{\'i}rez},
  author={O. Paz and Diane E. Marting},
  journal={Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society},
  pages={80 - 97}
Juana Ines lived at the side of the viceroy and vicereine between the ages of sixteen and twenty. Those are the decisive years in the lives of women, especially women of this period: precocity was greater then. The court of the Manceras was brilliant and in the palace there were many balls, feasts, and ceremonies. Although we do not know if her obligations near the vicereine gave her the freedom to meet young men of quality, Calleja tells us that they surrounded her "with the flattery of the… Expand
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