A study of Elena Poniatowska’s La noche de Tlatelolco as a hybrid text that combines the genres of testimonio and chronicle to reconcile the relationship between history and literature. This article centers on how readership of La noche de Tlatelolco permits a democratic practice that confronts official discourse, particularly the PRI party’s narratives of legitimization, while also fostering an engagement with the original political impulse behind the student movement of 1968.
"Constructing the Democratic Reader: The Functions of Textual Hybridity in La noche de Tlatelolco,"
Diálogo: Vol. 17
, Article 6.
Available at: https://via.library.depaul.edu/dialogo/vol17/iss1/6