By María de San José Salazar,Alison Weber,Amanda Powell
María wrote this booklet as a safeguard of the Discalced perform of environment apart hours on a daily basis for dialog, tune, and staging of non secular performs. Casting the ebook within the type of a discussion, María demonstrates via fictional conversations between a bunch of nuns in the course of their hours of activity how ladies might function very potent non secular lecturers for every different. The booklet contains one of many first biographical pix of Teresa and Maria's own account of the founding of the Discalced convent at Seville, in addition to her tribulations as an Inquisitional suspect. wealthy in allusions to women's affective relationships within the early sleek convent, Book for the Hour of Recreation additionally serves to illustrate of the way a girl may well write whilst rather freed from clerical censorship and expectations.
A unique creation and notes by means of Alison Weber supply historic and biographical context for Amanda Powell's fluid translation.
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Book for the Hour of Recreation (The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe) by María de San José Salazar,Alison Weber,Amanda Powell