Texas Archival Resources Online

TABLE OF CONTENTS


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 Brazil
Title Coleção de Literatura de Cordel
Dates: 20th cent.
Abstract Collection of literatura de cordel publications from Brazil.
Accession No.
OCLC Record No.
Extent approx. 3,000 items
Language Portuguese
Repository Nettie Lee 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.

Return to the Table of Contents


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.

Return to the Table of Contents


Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted.

Use Restrictions

Standard copyright restrictions apply.

Return to the Table of Contents


Index Terms

The Coleção de Literatura de Cordel is classified under the following Subject Headings:
Chapbooks, Brazilian
Street literature -- Brazil

Return to the Table of Contents


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Coleção de Literatura de Cordel, Nettie Lee Benson Latin American Collection, the University of Texas at Austin.

Return to the Table of Contents


Box and Folder Inventory

Literatura de Cordel

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

Return to the Table of Contents