I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala | Literature Criticism Critical Essay by Calvin Reid

This literature criticism consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis & critique of I, Rigoberta Menchu: An Indian Woman in Guatemala.
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Critical Essay by Calvin Reid

SOURCE: Reid, Calvin. “Nobel Winner Rejects ‘Unjust’ Allegations That She Lied.” Publishers Weekly 246, no. 10 (8 March 1999): 20–21.

In the following essay, Reid summarizes David Stoll's various allegations against Menchú and I, Rigoberta Menchú.

Speaking through an interpreter at a press conference in New York City on February 11, Rigoberta Menchú, winner of the 1992 Nobel Peace Prize, rejected charges that she lied about her background in I, Rigoberta Menchú: An Indian Woman in Guatemala, the 1982 book that focused international attention on the country's bloody civil war. Forced to address the mounting controversy about the veracity of her account, Menchú called her 1982 book “a testimony, not a biography” and indicated that she is currently conducting research to write a genuine autobiography...

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