Non-Western Literature

Additional Readings


Rigoberta Menchu:

Lonely Planet: Guatemala
A nice travel site that gives a good, basic overview of Guatemala

Homage to Rigoberta Menchu
An interesting site with a lot of information, including her Nobel Peace Prize acceptance speech

I, Rigoberta Menchu
A very nice website from a Western Michigan University class on colonial/post-colonial literature

I, Rigoberta Menchu, Liar
a nicely written article on the claims that Rigoberta's claims were not true -- be sure to click through to the second page of the article
The Attack on Rigoberta Menchu
this is a defense of Rigoberta produced by her publisher, Verso Books
Tarnished Laureate
This is the New York Times article that really began the questioning of Rigoberta. Note the other articles linked on the right hand side -- they are all very pertinent and good as well.