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Teresa of Avila and the rhetoric of femininity

Alison Weber

Teresa of Avila and the rhetoric of femininity

by Alison Weber

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Published by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Teresa, of Avila, Saint, 1515-1582 -- Rhetoric.,
  • Femininity.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-178) and index.

    StatementAlison Weber.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX4700.T4 W45 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 183 p. ;
    Number of Pages183
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2216482M
    ISBN 100691068127
    LC Control Number89039764

      There are two weeks apart every year in the Church Liturgical Calendar that separate two marvelous, inspiring, and most lovable saints, who truly love us and want us to love them: Saint Thérèse of Lisieux and St. Theresa of Avila. Saint Therese Lisieux we celebrate October 1st; Saint Teresa of Avila we celebrate October 15th. What [ ]. Teresa Of Avila And The Rhetoric Of Femininity. Author: Alison Weber ISBN: church bells contributed to the din of the exploding fireworks as the entire city celebrated the beautication of Teresa de Jesus, the nun from Avila. Grandees, noblemen, ambassadors, and the king himself attended a mass in her honor. in part, by the.

    Download Pdf The Usual Santas book by Robert Crichton full pdf epub ebook in english, In the last days of world war ii german forces are sent to occupy the italian hil. Selected Publications. Books. Devout Laywomen in the Early Modern World (Ashgate, ). Approaches to Teaching Teresa of Ávila and the Spanish Mystics (MLA, ). Book for the Hour of Recreation: María de San José Salazar (trans. Amanda Powell, Chicago UP, ). Teresa de Avila and the Rhetoric of Femininity (Princeton UP, ; reprinted in paperback in and translated into .

    St. Teresa of Avila: Preface: Note on Editions, Translations, Abbreviations, Terminology This book began with my realization that I had no good answer to the most basic question a reader of autobiographical narrative brings to a text, why the writer chooses to say what she says. Why, for example, would Teresa have begun her Life with. Saint Teresa of Avila is the author of a beloved book on prayer, The Interior Castle, was canonized as a saint in , and is the subject of famous sculpture by the Italian sculptor Bernini, Ecstasy of Saint Teresa. She joined a convent as a teen in the s, and helped reform her order of nuns and founded other monasteries. In her lifetime, she emphasized the practice of three virtues.


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Celebrated as a visionary chronicler of spirituality, Teresa of Avila () suffered persecution by the Counter-Reformation clergy in Spain, who denounced her for her "diabolical illusions" and "dangerous propaganda" Confronting the historical irony of Teresa's transformation from a figure of questionable orthodoxy to a national saint, Alison Weber shows how this teacher and reformer Cited by: Teresa of Avila and the Rhetoric of Femininity.

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Teresa of Ávila, born Teresa Sánchez de Cepeda y Ahumada, also called Saint Teresa of Jesus (28 March – 4 or 15 October ), was a Spanish noblewoman who felt called to convent life in the Catholic Church.A Carmelite nun, prominent Spanish mystic, religious reformer, author, theologian of the contemplative life and of mental prayer, she earned the rare distinction of being declared.

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