KRUS Juana InцLs de la( Mexican poet.)
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Born November 12, 1651 in the estate of San Miguel de Nepantla near Mexico City. She was christened Juana InцLs de Asbach (Asbaje), and the monastic name Sor (Sor - sister) she was taking the veil at age 17. In three years, taught himself to read, in eight years, wrote the first serious poem, later tried to persuade relatives to allow her to study at university, obryazhennoy in men's clothing.
Although it is believed that Juan went to the nuns because of unrequited love, she herself had explained his decision by saying that in that era only the monastery could create suitable living conditions for women, prone to learning. In any case, certain that his life she spent in an environment of books and scientific instruments, immersed in religious thought and poetic creativity.
Sor Juana is considered the first distinctive American poet. On the title pervoizdaniya her poems (Madrid, 1689) it is called a 'tenth muse'. Along with the lyrics she has created at least two large allegorical poem and a number of secular and religious dramas. Sor Juana died April 17, 1695.