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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-
- , ©1996
About this work
Albuquerque : University of New Mexico Press, , ©1996.
x, 133 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-126) and index.
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.
Where to find it
Location StatusHistory of MedicinePS.W Open shelves