Testimonio: On the Politics of Truth

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These four germinal essays by John Beverley sparked the widespread discussion and debate surrounding testimonio--the socially and politically charged Latin American narrative of witnessing--that culminated, with David Stoll's highly publicized attack on Rigoberta Menchu's celebrated testimonial text. Challenging Hardt and Negri's "Empire, Beverley's extensive new introduction examines the broader historical, political, and ethical issues that this literature raises, tracing the development of testimonio from its emergence ...

Testimonio: On the Politics of Truth 2004, University of Minnesota Press, Minneapolis, MN

ISBN-13: 9780816628407

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