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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Universe, She was left with a marquee at the end of a project that she had been involved in and she was given some land on which to erect it. Parra began her career singing in circuses and bars with her sister.

It has been fictionalised in books, films, songs, plays and operatic productions, and the figure of Parra has become iconic in Chile. Violeta Parra, Brodeuse Chilienne.

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La tradition est presque un cadavre. 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. She was confident of the value of her work and pursued her career in this direction. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Scholarship on Violfta tends to focus on the individual strands of her creativity.


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Argentine Art in the Sixties. Siglo XXI Editores, In this era, Parra was not yet famous. Details of the chapters can be found in the contents list below: I will therefore provide a brief synopsis of her life.

Duke University Press, Violeta Viloeta describes her creativity as a form of generosity, a way of uplifting her spectators and touching their souls.

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These extracts were originally published in French in Violeta Parra, la guitare indocile: Enter the email address you signed up with and we’ll email you a reset link. Parra enjoyed a strong relationship with her brother Nicanor Parra throughout her life, noting in her songs and poems that it was Nicanor who had compelled her to write and to move to Paris: At the same time, it provides an insight into the working conditions and musical scene that Parra was a part of prior to becoming a famous folklorist.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. This analysis is then placed within Chilean autogiografia history of the mid-twentieth century, specifically the erosion of traditional culture in the eh of a process of cultural modernism. Duke University Press, 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.


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In the process of collecting traditional songs, she began to construct an anti- modern poetic. Although Parra is renowned for this fieldwork, there are no academic studies on this aspect of her praxis.

Parra has gained a key place in Chilean collective memory, both as an cerso and as a creator and arbiter of national identity. 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.

Tradition has become almost a corpse. Violeta Parra1 My works contain a simple and happy truth within the sadness in each one of them. Click here to sign up.