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Demons, nausea, and resistance in the autobiography of Isabel de Jesús (1611-1682) / Sherry M. Velasco.

  • Velasco, Sherry M. (Sherry Marie), 1962-
Date
[1996], ©1996
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About this work

Publication/Creation

Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, [1996], ©1996.

Physical description

x, 133 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm

Edition

1st ed.

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-126) and index.

Contents

Introduction: self-representation and the metanarrative -- Writing a nun's life -- The devil, nausea, and "monjas embaucadoras" -- Iconographic tradition and the demonic mouth -- The dialectics of resistance: prowriting versus antiwriting -- Disgust, nausea, and writing -- Conclusion: Isabel's hidden tradition.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
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ISBN

  • 0826316646
  • 9780826316646