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The real thing : testimonial discourse and Latin America

Author: Georg M Gugelberger
Publisher: Durham : Duke University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Suitable for scholars and students of Latin American studies, postcolonial studies, anthropology, and comparative literature, this book includes essays that analyse the testimonio, its history, and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Real thing.
Durham : Duke University Press, 1996
(OCoLC)659410007
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georg M Gugelberger
ISBN: 082231844X 9780822318446 0822318512 9780822318514
OCLC Number: 35574584
Description: vi, 316 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: institutionalization of transgression: testimonial discourse and beyond / Georg M. Gugelberger --
Margin at the center: on Testimonio / John Beverley --
Testimonio and postmodernism / George Yúdice --
Reclaiming voices: notes on a new female practice in journalism / Margaret Randall --
testimonio and sufvival: Roque Dalton's Miguel Mármol / Barbara harlow --
Spanish American testimonial novel: some afterthoughts / Elzbieta Sklodowska --
Testimonio in Guatemala: Payeras, Rigoberta, and beyond / Marc Zimmerman --
No secrets / Doris Sommer. (Cont'd.) What's wrong with representation?: Testimonio and democratic culture / Santiago Colás --
On literary and cultural import-substitution in the third world: the case of the Testimonio / Fredric Jameson --
Aura of testimonio / Alberto Moreiras --
Fantasies of cultural exchange in Latin American subaltern studies / Gareth Williams --
Beyond testimonial discourse: new popular trends in Bolivia / Javier Sanjinés C. --
The real thing / John Beverley.
Responsibility: Georg M. Gugelberger, editor.

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"Gugelberger has brought together the most important critical essays on the "testimonio," from its early reception among 'Latin Americanists' in the United States and elsewhere to the present. . . . Read more...

 
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