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Letters from a Peruvian Woman


Writing Type: Book


A work of fiction through the letters of an Inca princess, Zilia, who is taken to France away from her fiance, Aza. She remains faithful to him despite his eventual marriage to a Spanish woman. Zilia is educated and is very infleucned by the enlightenment.

Keywords: Women´s letters, feminism, enlightenment, fidelity

Archive: Hallworth Library, University of Nottingham

Location Details: Translated by David Kornacker, with introductions by Nancy K Miller and Joan DeJean. This edition, 1993.

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