Film, Video Literatura de Cordel: Continuity and Change in Brazilian Popular Literature (Day 1)
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- Literatura de Cordel: Continuity and Change in Brazilian Popular Literature (Day 1)
- Literatura de cordel, literally "string literature," refers to small popular books or chapbooks, predominantly from northeastern Brazil. They were often suspended from cords or strings, hung across marketplace stalls belonging to local poets during the late 19th and 20th centuries. Today, cordel chapbooks are still sold and performed on street corners and in markets throughout Brazil, but are more readily circulated through the Internet. This two-day symposium focused on the medium's history, art, culture and traditions. Speakers for this session (1 of 3) included Librarian of Congress James H. Billington, Ambassador Mauro Vieira, Peggy Bulger, Candace Slater, Mark Curran, R. Andrew Chesnut and Goncalo Ferreira da Silva.
- Library of Congress
- American Folklife Center, sponsoring body
Created / Published
- Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2011-09-26.
- - Culture, Folklife
- - Literature
- - Culture, Performing Arts
- - Group name: Literatura de Cordel.
- - Classification: Fine Arts.
- - Classification: History (General) and History of Europe.
- - Classification: Language and Literature.
- - Classification: Social Sciences.
- - Various.
- - Recorded on 2011-09-26.
- - Librarians, Archivists.
- - Researchers.
- 1 online resource
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- online text
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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body American Folklife Center. Literatura de Cordel: Continuity and Change in Brazilian Popular Literature Day 1. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -09-26, 2011. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688738/.
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Library Of Congress & American Folklife Center, S. B. (2011) Literatura de Cordel: Continuity and Change in Brazilian Popular Literature Day 1. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -09-26. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021688738/.
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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body American Folklife Center. Literatura de Cordel: Continuity and Change in Brazilian Popular Literature Day 1. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -09-26, 2011. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021688738/>.