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Descriptive Summary

Historical Note

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Literatura de Cordel

The Benson Latin American Collection

Coleção de Literatura de Cordel

Preliminary Inventory



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Benson Latin American Collection
Title: Coleção de Literatura de Cordel
Dates: 20th century
Abstract: Collection of literatura de cordel publications from Brazil.
Call No.: BENSON-MS Cordel
Extent: approx. 3,000 items
Language: Portuguese
Repository: Benson Latin American Collection, The University of Texas at Austin

Historical Note

Literatura de cordel, or "string literature" are popular and inexpensively produced chapbooks of poetry, songs, or folk narratives that are sold in fairs and by street vendors in the Northeast of Brazil.

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Scope and Contents Note

Contains approximately 3,000 examples of literatura de cordel from Brazil. The collection is not fully cataloged but is arranged alphabetically by author and is available for use in the Benson Collection rare books and manuscripts reading room.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

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Index Terms

Subjects
Chapbooks, Brazilian
Street literature--Brazil
Places
Brazil.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Coleção de Literatura de Cordel, Benson Latin American Collection, LLILAS Benson Latin American Studies and Collections, The University of Texas at Austin.

Acquisition Information

Information of acquisition method not available.

Processing Information

Collection is unprocessed.

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Box and Folder Inventory

Literatura de Cordel

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1-15 Cataloging of individual items is not complete, but the collection is arranged alphabetically by author.

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