Soledad Fox

Soledad Fox teaches Spanish and comparative literature at Williams College. She has recently published a biography of Constancia de la Mora.

Ferocious: Luis de Góngora

Soledad Fox, 13 December 2007

The collected works of Luis de Góngora y Argote were not published until a few months after his death in 1627. Although the volume had been prudently dedicated to the inquisitor general, Cardenal Zapata, it was banned by church authorities for denigrating priests, nuns, maidens, married women, courtiers and bishops. Behind this censorship stood the animosity of Juan de Pineda, a Jesuit...

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