Testimonio by John R. Beverley
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Testimonio
By John R. Beverley

Testimonio

On the Politics of Truth

By (author) See other recent books by John R. Beverley
Format: Hardback

Normal Price: $108.00
Your Price: $97.20 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $10.80! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $4.86 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply



Testimonio by John R. Beverley

Book Description

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 in the Cold War era to the rise of a globalized economy and of U.S. political hegemony. Informed by postcolonial studies and the current debate over multiculturalism and identity politics, "Testimonio reaches across disciplinary boundaries to show how this particular literature at once represents and enacts new forms of agency on the part of previously repressed social subjects, as well as its potential as a new form of "alliance politics" between those subjects and artists, scientists, teachers, and intellectuals in a variety of local, national, and international contexts.

Buy Testimonio book by John R. Beverley from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.


Book Details

ISBN: 9780816628407
ISBN-10: 0816628408
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 146mm x 14mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: University of Minnesota Press
Publisher: University of Minnesota Press
Publish Date: 15-Jun-2004
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions...


Reviews

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Testimonio book by John R. Beverley and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review


Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by John R. Beverley close
»
BoomerangBooks.com.au close