For Sor Juana, as a woman in colonial Mexico, there was no alternative but to recognize the "amorosa violencia" whence her lyric subjectivity derived; and in the presence of the Viceroy and the Vicereine
, in one of those circumstances of her lyric utterance that remain irretrievable to us, such a recognition offered a robust argument in defense of the usefulness of her lyric as a loving yet violent technology of empire.
Its patrons included the Governor, the Lord Mayor of Melbourne, the former conservative Prime Minister of the 1920s, Viscount Bruce of Melbourne, a former vicereine
of Bengal who had grown up in Collins Street, and several lords and ladies of the realm.
The show will look into the lives of the women behind the fancy frocks revealing the surprising and often gritty personal histories of ladies such as Consuelo Yznaga (Duchess of Manchester), Mary Leiter (Vicereine
of India) and Lady Randolph Churchill, mother of Winston.
Named for the vicereine
and initiated by Queen Victoria in 1885, the Dufferin Fund had as its mandate the provision of medical services for Indian women and children.
Frankie Dettori breezed in for one ride on his Godolphin team's Khalkissa, who last raced in the desert heat of Nad Al Sheba in March, and hardly had to break sweat as the filly lengthened takingly for a front-running ride to beat the Holland-partnered favourite Vicereine
in the fillies' mile conditions race.
(14) Another channel, and also connected to the convent of Esperanca, was the Duchess of Aveiro, who was related to Sor Juana's great friend and patron, the Marquise de la Laguna, Vicereine
of Mexico from 1680 to 1686.
Emilie Bergman, in "Abjection and Ambiguity: Lesbian Desire in Bemberg's 'Yo, la peor de todas,"' argues that both Maria Luisa Bemberg's dependence on Octavio Paz's homophobic readings of Sor Juana's passionate expressions to the Vicereine
of New Spain and her own choice of which of Sor Juana's poems to include in the film obscure the lesbian reading of Sor Juana, impeding Bemberg from portraying Sor Juana as a desiring subject.
took the medicine and promptly re-covered.
(89) Given the magnificence of ladies' fashions at this time, the vicereine
's influence on the clothing industry was even more important than the viceroy's.