W. Paul Anderson: Hunger’s Brides A Novel of the Baroue

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Confined solely to domestic concerns Sor Juana s mastery of Latin and logic and her defense of science and of the rights of the native people put her at odds with both Church and State Hunger s Bride is also about the modern day brilliant graduate student Beulah Lismoneros who becomes obsessed with Sor Juana but who has her own demons to ight and whose trip to Mexico in search of Sor Juana ends badly in a way reminiscent of The Sheltering Sky Beulah s story is told partly in the Fearless (Nashville Nights, first person and partlyrom the perspective of the university professor whose affair with her results in his The Bomber Dog fallrom graceIt was interesting reading this at the same time as 72 Hour Hold in which we get a mother s perspective on her daughter s mental illness because in Hunger s Brides we hear directly rom Beulah who is also troubled by bipolar disorder Can t remember if that was the exact diagnosis given but she had a lot of the behavior patterns exhbited by Campbell s Trina so thick so detailed so disturbing I m an avid lover of the history and poetry of Sor Juana Inez de la Cruz The imagery is vivid and the connectionsparallelisms made is excruciating but tenderly described I ve literally never read a book like it I would pick it up read through parts of it and put it down I ve ripped out poems translated and put in the book and put them on my walls Good book but its not an easy rea. Journal research notes on the Spanish conuest of the Americas and the Inuisition diary entries concerning him and a strange manuscript about Sor Juana Based on the life of one of literature's most compelling igures Paul Anderson's astonishing debut unveils a great poet's withdrawal rom the world who at the height of her creative powers signs a vow of contrition in her own blood.

I ve place higher on my to read list I think I ll not inish this until I get my Kindle because its such a large book its cumbersome to readThe story can be uite engrossing at points but it is this amazingly panoramic description of all the details of an era and culture that are unfamiliar to me so that makes it difficult to digest uickly A huge doorstopper of a book A disgraced Calgary academic digs through the papers of his The Fearless Critic Portland Restaurant Guide former studentlover uncovering the tale of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz a seventeenth century Mexican nun poet writer and earlyeminist who abruptly signed a vow of silence and died helping plague victims The nun is real The academic and his student one devoutly hopes are Top Secret Executive Resumes, Second Edition fictional Complex and engrossing with neat postmodernootnotes I ve been trying to get through this tome of a book Anne, Ben Barbar Mıyım? for aew years now It s sad really The word magisterial is often used when referring to non Becoming Violet fiction works of great scope and comprehensiveness but it totallyits Hunger s Brides Anderson weaves together past and present in this novel about Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz the real life brilliant poet scientist philosopher who lived in 17th century Mexico and ran afoul of the Inuisition and the leaders of the Church who were confounded by the intelligence of this weaker vessel In a time when women were not expected to be much than decorative objects their interests. Wo years earlier Serial Killer Quarterly Vol.2 No.7 Psychotic Killers following her obsession with Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz who was born in 1648 entered a convent at age nineteen and became the greatest poet of her time only to die of plague in 1695 As a police investigation closes in around Gregory he examines the box's contentsearful of incriminating evidence Beulah may have against him translated poems of Sor Juana a travel.

Book that introduced me to sor juana s life I read a lot Big books small books it doesn t matter I read High Angle Rescue Techniques fast so I ll justinish them and move onto the next I received this one as a birthday gift in February and I Finn Family Moomintroll found it so not engrossing that I put it down periodically and read 3 others in between periods of just not wanting to read it The only reasons that I didinish it was because I m the type of person who can t leave a book unfinished and it was a gift The Glass Palace from my husband Massive a giant doorstop of a book but utterly hypnotic There s two narrative threads a modern day tale of manuscripts and academics the other the story of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz a scholar and poet in the early years of post conuest America Her story isascinating than the modern one and indeed author Anderson has recognized that reissuing the book stripped of the modern narrative Nevertheless I loved it but or ans of the long read only DNF Too heady at a time I needed brain candy I did get started on this but this book is oppressively heavy I couldn t cart it around on my recent business trips therefore it got left behind Now I ve started another book so I ll have to A Gun for Sale finish that before I come back here I just can t deal with multiple story lines it s like trying to watch two movies at the same time I just can t do it Difficult reading I ve put it downor now to read other things. On a Archetype (Archetype, frigid winter's night a man escapesrom an apartment in which a young woman lies bleeding In his hands he clutches a box he has ound there He is Donald Gregory a once respected college professor and serial adulterer whose last affair has left his career in ruins She is Beulah Limosneros one of his students and or a brief time his lover Beulah had disappeared into Mexico

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Anderson left Canada in his early twenties and spent fifteen years travelling in Asia studying in Europe teaching in Latin America along the way logging 25000 miles of coastal and ocean sailing having twice crossed the Atlantic as a delivery sailor and has partnered in a sailing charter operation in the Caribbean He has worked as a deckhand in Monte Carlo fruit picker in Switzerland and co