9780822326427

Perfect Wives, Other Women

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  • ISBN13:

    9780822326427

  • ISBN10:

    0822326426

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2001-03-01
  • Publisher: Duke Univ Pr
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Summary

""Perfect Wives, Other Women" is a theoretically informed and elegantly conceived study that combines sharp focus and broad scope. A superb work."--James D. Fernandez, author of "Apology to Apostrophe: Autobiography and the Rhetoric of Self-Representation in Spain"

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments ix
Preface xiii
Visible Signs: Reading the Wife's Body in Early Modern Spain
1(47)
``Pasos de un peregrino'': Luis de Leon Reads the Perfect Wife
48(61)
The Perfected Wife: Signs of Adultery and the Adultery of Signs in Calderon's El medico de su honra
109(56)
Sor Juana's Empenos: The Imperfect Wife
165(40)
Conclusion: ``Como anillo al dedo'' 205(12)
Notes 217(66)
Bibliography 283(16)
Index 299

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