vm: Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz

Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz

This week we celebrate the birthday of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, who wrote, “El no esperar alguno / me sirve de consuelo; / que también es alivio / el no buscar remedio.” (translated by Alan S. Trueblood: “It’s some consolation / to be expecting none: / there’s relief to be found / in seeking no cure.”)  So may ~read more~

vm: Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz

This week we celebrate the birthday of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz, the first feminist in the Americas. Born in 1648 (or  1651), just outside Mexico City, she became a nun and a scholar, and defended the right of women to be educated.

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