Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz, 1648-1695

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Hidden Figuras: Juana Inés de la Cruz

In 1690, an established poet and nun stood up to a notable Bishop for publicly criticizing her intellect as a woman.

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Sister Juana Inés de la Cruz is known as one of the most influential writers of the Spanish American Colonial Period, and one of the first published feminists.

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