Sor Juana and the Guadalupe

  title={Sor Juana and the Guadalupe},
  author={F. Kennett},
  journal={Feminist Theology},
  pages={307 - 324}
  • F. Kennett
  • Published 2003
  • Sociology
  • Feminist Theology
Connections are drawn here between the writings of Mexico's most important seventeenth-century poet, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1650-92) and the development of the cult of the Virgin of Guadalupe, still today a dominant feature of Catholic worship in Latin America. Techniques of conversion used by the Spanish missions are examined as background to the apparition of the Virgin, in 1531, and to clarify Sor Juana's response in her public verse. Later uses of the synecdoche are set out to… Expand
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