México, D.F: Bonilla Artigas, (Colección Novohispana, 5), 2018. First Edition. Paperback. iv, 190p., photos, tables, illus., facsimiles, wrps. new. Item #70945
A book about a family and their group of friends that allows Sister Juana Inés de la Cruz to look out the window of three centuries and more, to remind us that she was a girl with a father and mother and grandparents, with numerous cousins, who lived in the Royal Palace of Mexico City, entered and left a Carmelite convent but continued with the will to be religious and soon entered the convent of San Jerónimo. Woman, nun, and writer when the Spanish empire enjoyed an omnipresent sun. She was the first woman born in America to publish a book; poetry, comedies, prose, with ideas advanced for its century.