The lieutenant nun: violence, gender and power the masculine stereotype is my next point of analysis to explore this tempe: arizona state university,1992 --- lieutenant nun: memoir of a. Due 28/09/2012 this paper seeks to draw attention at the meaning of gender analysis and its importance in development and research however, one needs to first understand what is meant by gender and what it entails. Catalina de erauso (in spanish) or katalina erauso (in basque), also known in spanish as la monja alférez (english, the nun lieutenant) (san sebastián, spain, 10 february 1592 — cuetlaxtla (near orizaba), new spain, 1650), was a personality of the basque country, spain and spanish america in the first half of the 17th century for nearly 400 years, catalina erauso's story has remained alive through historical studies, biographical stories, novels, movies and comics.
Gender & history issn 0953-5233 nerea aresti, ‘the gendered identities of the “lieutenant nun”: rethinking the story of a female warrior in early modern spain’ gender & history, vol19 no3 november 2007, pp 401–418. Lieutenent nun gender analysis essay kathleen licari professor stephen allen history 100 25 september 2014 gender matters in the riveting novel, lieutenant nun , catalina de erauso goes against every norm for a young woman in spain.
Test your knowledge of lieutenant nun with our quizzes and study questions, or go further with essays on the context and background and links to the best resources around the web. Catalina de erauso: on playing gender roles essay catalina de erauso: on playing gender roles essay “lieutenant nun,” where she recounts her life as a transvestite in both the new and old world through having experienced the structured life of a woman as well as the freedom involved in being a man, de erauso formed an identity for. Gender matters in the riveting novel, lieutenant nun, catalina de erauso goes against every norm for a young woman in spain this story told from a first person point of view has many themes including religion, violence and gender.
Lieutenant nun is the true story (a memoir) of a nun in 17th century spain who runs away from the convent dressed as a man, sails to the americas, and has all kinds of swashbuckling adventures as a businessman and soldier, all the while maintaining the disguise it's worth a read because it's an incredible story, and it's quite short (i finished it in one afternoon. This theoretically informed study analyzes the many ways in which the lieutenant nun has been constructed, interpreted, marketed, and consumed by both the dominant and divergent cultures in europe, latin america, and the united states from the seventeenth century to the present. Gender & history, vol19 no3 november 2007, pp 401–418 the gendered identities of the ‘lieutenant nun’: rethinking the story of a female warrior in early modern spain nerea aresti translated from spanish by rosemary williams catalina de erauso (1592–1650) is a famous, if not infamous, figure in spanish history. Catalina de erauso, lieutenant nun: memoir of a basque transvestite in the new world (stepto trans)(boston: beacon press, 1996) catalina de erauso, the lieutenant nun, provides in her autobiography a fascinating tale of a woman who lived the life of a man.
The lieutenant nun’s str ategy was to use heroic and violent actions in a time of conquest and under the mask of her mas culine cos tumes and appearance in order to achieve freedom, pow er and.