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In search of Catalina de Erauso

Eva Mendieta

In search of Catalina de Erauso

the national and sexual identity of the lieutenant nun

by Eva Mendieta

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Published by Center for Basque Studies, University of Nevada, Reno in Reno, Nev .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Erauso, Catalina de, -- b. ca. 1592,
  • Soldiers -- Latin America -- Biography,
  • Women soldiers -- Latin America -- Biography,
  • Basques -- Latin America -- Biography,
  • National characteristics -- Case studies,
  • Gender identity -- Case studies,
  • Nuns -- Spain -- País Vasco -- Biography,
  • Spain -- Biography,
  • Latin America -- Biography,
  • New Spain -- History -- 17th century

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-229) and index.

    StatementEva Mendieta ; translated by Angeles Prado.
    GenreBiography, Case studies
    SeriesOccasional papers series / Center for Basque Studies -- no. 16
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT1358.E7 M46 2009
    The Physical Object
    Pagination243 p. :
    Number of Pages243
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24073807M
    ISBN 109781877802874
    LC Control Number2009035405
    OCLC/WorldCa436221185

    "This book is an exciting, well-organized overview of the evolution of a cultural icon: the nun-ensign Catalina de Erauso It will be of interest not only to Hispanists, but also to students of gender, theater, and film." -Anne J. Cruz, Professor of Spanish, University of Illinois, Chicago Catalina de Erauso () was a Basque noblewoman who, just before taking final vows to become. Histoire de la Monja-Alferez, doña Catalina de Erauso, écrite par elle-même, et enrichie de notes et documens avg rating — 0 ratings Want to Read saving /5.

    Catalina de Erauso was born in Spain in either or , according to disputed records, and died in Raised and educated in a convent, de Erauso refused to conform to the strict nature of the environment and, disguising herself in men's clothing, escaped in /5(43). Born in San Sebastian in , Catalina de Erauso fled a convent at 15 and spent the rest of her life dressed as a man. In , she became a soldier and fought in the conquest of Chile and Peru. Gambling and brawling her way through the mining towns of the Andean highlands, she finally revealed her true identity 20 years later and became an Price Range: $ - $

    Erauso, Catalina de (–) Spanish woman who fled a convent and, disguised as a man, rose to the rank of lieutenant in the Spanish colonial army in South America, then returned to Spain where her exploits were immortalized. Name variations: Erauzo; Erauzú; Francisco de Erauso; Francisco de Loyola; Alfonso Díaz Ramírez de Guzmán; called La Monja Alférez ("the Nun Ensign"). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.


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A celebrated and controversial individual, and as such the object of an excessive amount of scrutiny, her person and story are nevertheless fascinatingly blurred at the edges.”.

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It wasn’t unusual for this to be done at this time, in order for the affluent girl to receive a suitable education – Catalina’s two sisters were also. Catalina de Erauso’s book The patriarchal society of early modern Europe held the expectation that women should be obedient, humble, and virtuous while men were expected to be brave and forceful.

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Lieutenant Nun: Memoir of a Basque Transvestite in the New World is Catalina de Erauso’s memoir about her experiences during the early s in Spain and South America.

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From the abbeys and squares of Spain to the outposts and wilds of the Americas, she earned her epithet of La Monja Alferez: “The Lieutenant Nun.”.

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Sometime in the s, however, a Basque scholar, Joaquín de Ferrer, secured a copy, and in he brought the memoir to print as Historia de la Monja Alférez Doña Catalina de Erauso, escrita por ella misma ("The Story of the Lieutenant Nun Doña Catalina de Erauso File Size: 27KB.Stanford Libraries' official online search tool for books, media, journals, databases, government documents and more.

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