Electa Arenal

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Research Interests

  • Arenal is one of the pioneers of Women’s Studies and a leading Sor Juana In s de la Cruz scholar. Her interests include Colonial literature and women’s monastic culture.

Select Publications:

  • Untold Sisters: Hispanic Nuns in Their Own Works;
  • Cultura conventual femenina
  • Obras completas de sor Marcela de San Felix, la hija de Lope de Vega [Women’s Convent Culture: Complete Works of S.M.S.F., daughter of L.de V.]
  • The bilingual, annotated edition of Sor Juana Ins de Cruz, The Answer/La Respuesta, including a Selection of Poems.

Books