Spatializing Illness: Embodied Deafness in Teresa de Cartagena's Arboleda de los enfermos
La Coronica, 37(2), 61- 77, April 2009
Victoria Rivera-Cordero, Ph.D.
Department of Languages, Literatures and Cultures
This article explores how the spatializing of Cartagena's illness is a metaphorical embodying process that both deepens the author's self-awareness and connects her with what she perceives as a community of sufferers.