Emilie Bergmann

Emilie L. Bergmann is Professor of Spanish at the University of California, Berkeley. She is author of Art Inscribed: Essays on Ekphrasis in Spanish Golden Age Poetry (Harvard, 1979), and co-editor of Approaches to Teaching Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz (MLA, 2007) Mirrors and Echoes: Women's Writing in Twentieth-Century Spain (UC Press, 2007) and ┬┐Entiendes: Queer Readings, Hispanic Writings (Duke, 1995). Current research projects and recent publications include gender, sexuality, motherhood, and childhood in early modern Spain and colonial Spanish America; twentieth-century women writing in Castilian and Catalan (Carmen Martin Gaite, Merce Rodoreda, and Montserrat Roig); the visual and the aural in the poetry of Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz; representations of the nurturing body and wet-nursing in early modern Spain; and cross-dressing, gender transgression and violence in early modern Spanish theater.