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Breckenridge, Janis

Pushing the Boundaries of Latin American Testimony

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Table of contents

1. Introduction Points of Departure
Louise Detwiler, Janis Breckenridge

Part I. Moving Theories: Neoliberalism and Coalitions

2. Writing Fabio Argueta: Testimonio, Ethnography, and Human Rights in the Neoliberal Age
Leigh Binford

3. Testimonio and Its Travelers: Feminist Deployments of a Genre at Work
Patricia Connolly

Part II. Positioning Oppositional Performances: Clandestine, Reluctant, and False Witnesses

4. Hiding the Camera in Miguel Littin’s Acta general de Chile

David William Foster

5. Guerrilla Narratives through the Kaleidoscope of Time: Rereading Resistance in Nicaragua
Julia M. Medina

6. Bearing False Witness? The Politics of Identity in Elsa Osorio’s My Name Is Light (A veinte años, Luz)

Nancy J. Gates-Madsen

Part III. Connected Communities: Emerging Contexts and Merging Mediums

7. Testimony in Truth Commissions and Social Movements in Latin America
Lynn Stephen

8. Rumors as Testimonios of Insile in La mujer en cuestión (The Woman in Question) by María Teresa Andruetto
Corinne Pubill

9. Accomplishing “Tellable-Tellings”: Managing Displays of Faith on Live Radio
Melissa Guzman

10. Embroidered Discourse/s Break the Silence: The CPR-Sierra of Guatemala (Re)vive Testimonio
T. M. Linda Scholz

Part IV. Novel Landscapes: Counter-Geographies, Graphics, and Terra-Trauma

11. Ciudad Juárez as a Palimpsest: Searching for Ecotestimonios
Alice Driver

12. Drawing the Line between Memory, History, and Artistic Re/creation: Miguel Gallardo and Carlos Giménez’s Graphic Testimonies
Janis Breckenridge

13. Witnessing the Earth through Gaspar Pedro González’s El 13

Louise Detwiler

14. Conclusion “Something That Might Resemble a Call”: Testimonial Theory and Practice in the Twenty-First Century
Kimberly A. Nance

Keywords: Political Science and International Relations, Latin American Politics, International Relations, Latin American Culture, Political Science, North American Literature, Media Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
280 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137012142
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-34145-0

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