The Poetry of Marcia Belisarda: A Bilingual Edition (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies #545) (Hardcover)

The Poetry of Marcia Belisarda: A Bilingual Edition (Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies #545) By Connie L. Scarborough (Translated by) Cover Image
By Connie L. Scarborough (Translated by)
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Sor María de Santa Isabel, writing under the pseudonym Marcia Belisarda, was one of the most prolific female poets of seventeenth-century Spain. The body of her known work is preserved in one manuscript in the Biblioteca Nacional Española (Madrid), ms. 7469, prepared for publication but never published. Belisarda has received some critical attention; she is represented in a number of anthologies of women’s writings from Iberia, and a recent edition of her poems appeared in Spanish (2015). The present edition provides students and researchers with the first transcription of ms. 7469 together with an English translation for those interested in women’s writing from the early Modern Period but who are not trained as Hispanists.

About the Author

Connie L. Scarborough received her PhD in 1983 and has held faculty positions at several universities, and since 2009 she is Professor at Texas Tech University where she is Co-Director of the Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program. She has published on Alfonso X’s Cantigas de Santa Maria, Celestina, Libro de buen amor, and the works of Gonzalo de Berceo. She has special interests in ecocritical approaches to literature and her most recent project is an examination of disabled individuals in Medieval and Early Modern Spanish Texts. She currently serves on the Executive Council for Medieval Iberian Studies of the MLA.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780866986038
ISBN-10: 0866986030
Publisher: ACMRS Press
Publication Date: June 18th, 2019
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies