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Gender in Translation: Gabriela Mistral's Letters to Doris Dana

Velma García-Gorena is Professor of Government at Smith College. Her recently published translation of the Chilean poet and Nobel Laureate Gabriela Mistral's letters to her partner and executor documents the women's romantic relationship and includes descriptions of Mistral's work as a poet, diplomat, and human rights activist. Dr. García-Gorena is currently working with Kate Berson on a translation of Mistral's Poema de Chiile.