April 1, 2020
In this time to read, we will be featuring one free e-book each week. This week we’re offering a book from our Latinx Pop Culture Series, which sheds light on all aspects of Latinx cultural production and consumption as well as the Latinx presence globally in popular cultural. This week, we’re featuring Sor Juana: Or, the Persistence of Pop by Ilan Stavans.
Download from our online shopping cart here. Available until 4/8/2020. Discount code is AZJUANA.
“Stavans introduces readers to a woman who, in the crucible of Spanish monastic life, forged a poetic idiom for writing verse between the identities of Europe and America.”–Los Angeles Review of Books
Book Description: Sor Juana: Or, The Persistence of Pop encapsulates the life, times, and legacy of seventeenth-century Mexican nun Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz. Ilan Stavans provides a biographical and meditative picture of how popular perceptions of her life and work both shape and reflect Latinx culture. Learn more