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INDEX Auratic and postauratic of testimony, 51 (n. 14), 154,234 Authenticity of representation, 15-16, 35, 41, 55-56, 102, 106, 119, 139-40, 231-32; and oral culture, 49, 50,51 Autobiographies, 76. See also Feminist theory: of self-representation Becoming-woman, 192-93. See also Identity as absence: and theories of Deleuze and Guattari Benita (Galeana), 12, 18 Body as testimony, 200, 205, 209-21, 226-27, 234. See also Performance Borders. See Boundaries Borges, Jorge Luis: "Averroes' Search," 13-15; relevance to testimony, 14-16, 28; "Emma Zunz," 208 (n. 4) Boundaries: of meaning, 15, 114-15, 135-37, 163, 174, 178-80, 192, 207, 210, 233; transgressed, 26, 97-98, 146, 148, 163, 165, 174-76, 213, 221; constructed to be transgressed, 71, 146, 167-69, 171-73, 182-83, 213; between binary opposites, 135-36, 160, 162, 172-73, 180, 183, 186, 192, 194, 203, 213, 215, 218; displacement across, 146-47, 178-83, 236; and enforced hierarchies, 159-60, 163, 17176 ,203,204,214,218,227,233;oneway that reinforce limits, 164, 165, 170-72, 182-83, 192-94; between self and other, 167-72, 175-77, 187, 194; and Lispector's experimental writing, 174-75; and deterritorialization, 189249 92; overflowing of in identity, 205-7, 214. See also Transcriber: identification with testimonial narrator; Violence Braidotti, Rosi. See Nomadology: feminist readings of Burgos Debray, Elisabeth: metaphoric identification with Menchu, 38, 78, 80-81, 87; role as transcriber, 64, 65. See also Me llama Rigoberta Menchit Cixous, Helene. See Lispector, Clarice Collective identity, 19, 36, 48, 73-74, 103, 104, 109, 190-91, 219, 237; in Me llama Rigoberta Menchu, 62-66, 68, 80; vs. individual in Me llama Rigoberta Menchu, 66-70, 72-73; and women's self-representation, 74-79; and women's testimony, 75-79; metaphor and metonymy to describe, 77-79; vs. individual in Quarto de Despejo, 88-89, 93-95, 97. See also Legitimation; Self-representation Commodification of identity, 71-72, 138, 140-41, 198-99, 200, 202, 208-9, 214, 217, 218, 221, 224-28 passim, 232,234-35 Deleuze, Gilles, and Felix Guattari. See Identity as absence: and theories of Deleuze and Guattari; Minor literature ; Nomadology De-orientalism and Latinamericanist orientalism, 146, 165, 171, 172-73. See also Boundaries: constructed to 250 SUBJECT TO CHANGE be transgressed; Boundaries: one-way that reinforce limits Derrida, Jacques. See Identity as absence : and Derrida's theory of "woman "; Violence: Derrida on Deterritorialization, 189. See also Boundaries : displacement across; Identity as absence Disappearance. See Silence: as disappearance ; Violence: and discursive disappearance Displacement. See Boundaries Eltit, Diamela: father figure in works by, 209-11. See also Lumperica; Padre mio, El Essentialized identity, 51, 79, 81, 84, 88, 106-9, 120-21, 140-41, 148, 15657 , 169, 171-95 passim, 232-33; of Rigoberta Menchu, 61, 64, 65, 67, 69-70, 71-72; of Carolina Maria de Jesus, 95-96, in Eltit's work, 202-3, 205, 208, 218, 223-25, 227. See also Boundaries: one-way that reinforce limits; Rodrigo S. M.: search for essential truth by; Violence: and discursive disappearance Female sexuality: and legitimation, 6162 , 222-23; and suggestion of rape, 141-42, 158, 169-70, 209-10, 225-26; and prostitution in authoritarian rhetoric, 214,217, 225-26; in relation to narrative transparency, 223-25, 227. See also Body as testimony; Violence Feminist ethnography, 37-38 Feminist theory: used to read texts by Latin American women, 13, 184-88; relevance to testimonial texts, 16-20, 36-38, 74-79, 109-10, 145-46, 177, 223-27, 230-31; of self-representation , 74-79, 109-10; of female identity , 74-75; of autobiography, 75-79. See also Female sexuality; Identity as absence: and Derrida's theory of "woman', Gilmore, Leigh. See Autobiographies Girard, Rene. See Violence: sacrificial Hasta no verte, Jesus mio (Here's To You, ]esusal), 12, 25, 39-56 passim, 150, 181; silence in, 39-44, 48; shifting self-representation in, 43, 44, 46, 75, 81-82; distrust of appearances, 51-56. See also Poniatowska, Elena Hora da Estrela, A (The Hour of the Star), 25-26, 110-11, 118-37, 137-42 passim, 151-52, 156-59, 169-70, 180, 186-88; religious allusions, 118, 12425 , 134-35, 156-59; Macabea's selfknowledge , 125-27; contradictory truth, 129-32; and violence, 151-52, 156-59; and Cixous's reading of Lispector, 186-88. See also Lispector, Clarice; Rodrigo S. M. Identity. See Collective identity; Commodification of identity; Essentialized...

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