30 April & 7 May 2021

Juana Inés de Asbaje y Ramírez de Santillana, better known as Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, or simply Sor Juana Sister Juana, (San Miguel Nepantla, 1651- Mexico City 1695), was an extraordinary thinker, writer and composer of New Spain, current Mexico, and she wrote poetry, drama, essays and epistles. She was so distinguished she was referred to as the Tenth Muse and The Phoenix of Mexico. She wrote in Spanish, Latin and Nahuatl. Among her best-known works we find Pawns of a House, Divine Narcissus, Allegorical Neptune, Atenagoric Epistle, Letter to Sister Filotea of the Cross.

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Jorge Gutierrez Reyna will discuss early editions of Sor Juana’s works.

He is studying a doctorate in Letters and teaches the subject of New Spanish literature at the UNAM and the poetry workshop at the University of the Cloister of Sor Juana. More

On 30 April he will speak about New Spain editions.

On 7 May he will deal with European editions.