I, Rigoberta Menchú: An Indian Woman in Guatemala
Her story reflects the experiences common to many Indian communities in Latin America today. Rigoberta suffered gross injustice and hardship in her early life: her brother, father and mother were murdered by the Guatemalan military. She learned Spanish and turned to catechist work as an expression of political revolt as well as religious commitment. The anthropologist Elisabeth Burgos-Debray, herself a Latin American woman, conducted a series of interviews with Rigoberta Menchu. The result is a book unique in contemporary literature which records the detail of everyday Indian life. Rigoberta’s gift for striking expression vividly conveys both the religious and superstitious beliefs of her community and her personal response to feminist and socialist ideas. Above all, these pages are illuminated by the enduring courage and passionate sense of justice of an extraordinary woman.
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tortillas for breakfast; it was a reflex that was thousands of years old. She did the
same at noon and in the evening. It was a pleasure to watch her. Within seconds,
perfectly round, paper-thin tortillas would materialize in her hands, as though by ...
stone to make it finer, and another makes it into little balls for the tortilla. When
that's all ready, we all start making tortillas. We have a flat earthenware pan big
enough to hold all the tortillas. Then the men — my brothers and my father — all ...
The food they gave me was a few beans with some very hard tortillas. There was
a dog in the house, a pretty, white, fat dog. When I saw the maid bring out the
dog's food — bits of meat, rice, things that the family ate — and they gave me a
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And that's when my consciousness was born" By sally tarbox on 22 December 2017 Format: Kindle Edition The autobiography of a young Guatemalan peasant woman who went on to win the Nobel Peace Prize ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής
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This was an interesting autobiography, or testimonial as Rigoberta calls it, but hard to read. The writing style is rather monotonous. In addition, the book is rather mired in controversy, ever since ... Ανάγνωση ολόκληρης της κριτικής
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