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Josefa Bravo de Lagunas y Villela

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Gender: F
Ethnic origin: Unknown

Biographical details

She was Abbess of the Santa Clara monasterio, Lima, in 1757. Her poems were published in Punctual descripción “(en las exequias de la Reina de Portugal) de Fr. Alexo de Alvites (1757).” (Romero De Valle, 56)

She was a mystic poet. (García y García, 178-179) She wrote her spiritual autobiography. (Armacanqui-Tipacti, 217)

Life Events

Other 1757She was abbess of Santa Clara monastery.


Romero de Valle, Emilia, (1966), Diccionario manual de literatura peruana y materias afines

García y García, Elvira, (1924), La mujer peruana a través de los siglos

Smith, Verity, (1997), Encyclopedia of Latin American Literature


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