Sonnets of Sor Juana InÉs De La Cruz in English Verse

Author: de la Cruz, Sor
Year:2001
Pages:172
ISBN:0-7734-7338-6
978-0-7734-7338-6
Price:179.95
ranslation of seventy Baroque sonnets by Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (c. 1648-1695), closely following her Petrarchan (and Spanish) form, syntax and phrasing. Sor Juana was a Mexican nun, known to her contemporaries as the Décima Musa (Tenth Muse). After a Translator’s Foreword and Introduction by Melvin S. Arrington, Jr., facing page translations of the sonnets are grouped by type: Philosophical-Moral; Historical-Mythological; Satirical-Burlesque; Love and Wit; Homages of Court, Friendship, or Letters; Religious.