Reading Habits: Catalina de Erauso and the Subjects of Early Modern Spanish Gender and Sexuality

  title={Reading Habits: Catalina de Erauso and the Subjects of Early Modern Spanish Gender and Sexuality},
  author={Matthew Goldmark},
  journal={Colonial Latin American Review},
  pages={215 - 235}
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