OV 47 Awarded Honorable Mention, Society for the Study of Early Modern Women's
2017 Scholarly Edition in Translation Award for a Work Published in 2016
Mother Juana de la Cruz, 1481–1534: Visionary Sermons
Edited By Jessica A. Boon and Ronald E. Surtz
Introductory material and notes by Jessica A. Boon
Translated by Ronald E. Surtz and Nora Weinerth
Toronto: Iter Academic Press; Tempe: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2016
The Other Voice in Early Modern Europe: The Toronto Series, 47
Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies 494
The committee praised this work as a beautifully produced edition featuring carefully selected illustrations and highlighting the importance of an understudied figure whose original devotional texts bear witness to her erudition and importance as an original thinker in Early Modern Spain. Besides appreciating the carefully crafted translation, the committee praised the introduction and notes. The committee noted that the translator’s postscript added a personal touch to a carefully crafted volume that will enrich its utility in the classroom, offering a variety of ways of increasing access to the text for students.
Print copies may be ordered from Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
The ebook may be ordered from Iter (institutions only).