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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These included fieldwork in the area of ethnomusicology, performance, poetry, singing, visual art and the establishment of artistic spaces where these different cultural forms could be presented together.

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This analysis is then placed within Chilean cultural history of the mid-twentieth century, specifically the erosion of traditional culture in the face of a process of cultural modernism. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

Parra worked in a number of visual media and exhibited her work in international fn. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: 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.

Violeta se fue a los cielos. Ediciones Literatura Americana Reunida, Help Center Find new research papers in: In the Chilean poet Pablo Neruda presented Parra in his pafra, where she met other artists and intellectuals.

Both these strands of creativity are poiesis, and they are intertwined, with one strand producing original material and the other continuing traditions. She committed suicide emfifty years after her birth, in the Carpa de la Reina. She was confident of the value of her work and pursued her career in this direction.


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A autobiografiw, political, religious anthropological and aesthetic frieze of inordinate proportions had its roots in the strings of her guitar; the naive and harsh, but ultimately deep branches of her painting; the delicate happenings of her textile art; and the astonishing pottery made by her hand.

While many studies discuss her compositions individually or autobiogrrafia sets, in Chapter 6 Romina Green views her repertoire as a body of work that encompassed her artistic vision. Click here to sign up. Skip to main content. The country experienced waves of turmoil as a succession of presidents battled with strikes and inflation.

Much of her artistic production focuses on the positive in life: Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, In this era, Parra was not yet famous. 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. Iberian and Latin American Studies What she makes clear is the impact that she hopes it will have on the individual. It is clear that her work is a synthesis of memory and knowledge.

As a creator, the range of artistic genres she explored make her work particularly interesting. Universe, It is no surprise that the kind of textile art she championed is now a prominent feature in Chilean art.

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The multivalence of her creative praxis extended across art, music, poetry and performance. Kliman and Rick J.

The popular art of indigenous people and country folk is slowly becoming lost.

Parra had garnered international acclaim as a folklorist and as a singer, and this brought the Swiss musician and anthropologist Gilbert Favre into her life. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I can sing and ne to them with open wings, close, very close to their soul. There is a tendency for studies on female artists and writers to have a disproportionate focus on their biography rather than their work.


Catalonia, He explores the veerso that from this tension, Parra was able to draw on her experience of traditional culture, as she had experienced it in the early stage of her life, and form a bridge between traditional culture and modern culture.

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Parra sought to redress this decline in traditional practices. Duke University Press, 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: Considering her praxis within the context of neo-Dadaism, I place Parra at the forefront of the s avant-garde, thus presenting her art as radically modern.

In June of the same year she travelled to the Festival de Juventud in Finland with two of her children, and her work was exhibited in the Casa de la Cultura in Helsinki.