Rigoberta Menchú Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Contemporary Literary Criticism)


Beverly, John. “The Real Thing (Our Rigoberta).” Modern Language Quarterly 57, no. 2 (June 1996): 129–40.

Beverly uses Lacanian theory to analyze authorial representation and “truth” in testimonios, citing I, Rigoberta Menchú as a main example.

Chant, Sylvia. Review of Crossing Borders, by Rigoberta Menchú. Ethnic and Racial Studies 23, no. 6 (November 2000): 1120–121.

Chant acknowledges that she approached Crossing Borders with skepticism, but found the work to be inspirational and enlightening.

Handley, George B. “‘It's an Unbelievable...

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