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Mirta Yáñez Inducted into Academy of Language

On March 30, 2015 the Cuban Academy of Language celebrated their latest member--the “rigurous, reflexive, rebellious, rational, challenging and convincing” Mirta Yáñez (in the words of writer and scholar Margarita Mateo Palmer). The lecture that Yáñez gave at the ceremony, a feminist tour de force on women's representation in Latinamerican Romantic literature, was hailed as