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Writing Type: Poem


Her account of a flood in July 1783 that flooded the San Rafael Convent. The nuns' cells were flooded, but all managed to escape. Includes explanatory notes on the text, and is preceded by a discussion of the poem and possible influences on Sor Tadea.

Keywords: Sor Tadea, Chile, poetry, Rio Mapocho, flood, nuns.

Archive: Biblioteca Nacional de Chile

Location Details: Reproduced in Juan Uribe Echevarría, "El Romance de Sor Tadea de San Joaquín sobre la inundación que hizo el río Mapocho en 1783", Apartado de la Revista Mapocho, Organo de la Extensión Cultural, No.3, octubre de 1963, pp.159-198.

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