Décimas: autobiografía en versos chilenos. Front Cover. Violeta Parra. Universidad Católica de Chile, – Chilean poetry – pages. Title, Décimas: autobiografías en verso. Author, Violeta Parra. Publisher, Sudamericana, Length, pages. Export Citation, BiBTeX EndNote RefMan. Get this from a library! Décimas; autobiografía en versos chilenos.. [Violeta Parra].

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Ediciones Literatura Americana Reunida,22—3. Duke University Press, There’s a problem loading this menu right now. La Carpa de la Reina was a cultural centre in which Parra sought to reinvigorate folk traditions and particularly folk song, establishing their position in collective memory through the creation of a space in which the public could come to experience musical performances and folk culture.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. In the quotation above, taken from a letter that she wrote to her partner, Gilbert Favre, Parra conveys the spirit and intention of her creative endeavour. She was confident of the value of her work and pursued her career in this direction.

In Latin America the expansion of the left and of artistic movements associated with it were countered by international policies that sought to promote abstract expressionism as a way of limiting the agency of socially engaged art. El libro mayor de Violeta Parra.

It verrso been fictionalised in books, films, songs, plays and operatic productions, and the figure of Parra has become iconic in Chile. Scholarship on Parra tends to focus on the individual strands of her creativity. Paradoxically, though perhaps unsurprisingly, the recognition that had eluded Parra during her lifetime was bestowed upon her after her death.

I am a little bird who can land on the shoulders of each human being. This volume unites research on the full range of Parra’s praxis. The multivalence parr her creative praxis extended across art, music, poetry and performance.


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I consider the dynamics of the autobiografiaa world in Latin America and in Europe at the time, arguing that the global rebellion of the s sprang from major cultural and political shifts which framed the art world in both regions. Click here to sign up. These included fieldwork in violetta area of ethnomusicology, performance, poetry, singing, autobiografiaa art and the establishment of artistic spaces where these different cultural forms could be presented together.

Parra worked in a number of visual media and exhibited her work in international galleries. The Chilean artist Violeta Parra —67 is renowned for her contribution to Latin American letters; her protest songs are championed and her poetry is a fixture of the Spanish American canon. In many ways her life practice was her work, and at different stages of her trajectory she explored different spaces of investigation and creation. Within this tent, called La Carpa de la Reina, Parra created a cultural centre in which she aprra to establish a locus of national identity through performances by folk musicians.

Parra began her career singing in circuses and bars with her sister. Violeta se fue a los cielos.

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Parra had garnered international acclaim as a ne and as a singer, and this brought the Swiss musician and anthropologist Gilbert Favre into her life. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Although Parra is renowned for this fieldwork, there are no academic studies on this aspect of her praxis.

In Parra began to carry out fieldwork into indigenous, Hispanic and syncretised traditions from disparate areas of Chile, and this research was to inform her own creative output.


There is a tendency for studies on female artists and writers to have a disproportionate focus on their biography rather than their work.

I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? This was a major accomplishment, since Parra was the first Latin American artist to hold a solo exhibition in the eminent gallery. Editions du Cerf, They are followed by two chapters on her visual art, and finally there parrz a chapter on the cultural centre she established towards the end of her life.

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Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, The result is a trajectory of work that sits on the cusp of the two traditions and a poetic that reiterates key concerns through a variety of different media. Parra sought to redress this decline in traditional practices.

Remember me on this computer. Parra spent many years researching folk culture and in a conversation with Hubert Joanneton, she concluded that Chilean folk traditions were close to death: Details of the chapters can be found in the contents list below: Skip to main content. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

As a creator, the range of artistic genres vverso explored make her work particularly interesting.

Duke University Press, Rising from the ground, little by little, like a tree, she was nourished by reflection on the ardent ills in the winds of her time.

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