Religion and the Angel's Wake Tradition in Violeta Parra's Art and Lyrics

Dillon, Lorna (2016) Religion and the Angel's Wake Tradition in Violeta Parra's Art and Lyrics. Taller de letras, 59 . pp. 91-109. ISSN 0716-0798. (Full text available)

Abstract

This article explores Violeta Parra's employment of religious archetypes in her music and visual art. It considers the disparate ways in which Parra employs religious tropes in her arpilleras [embroideries] and paintings. In some cases Parra's employment of religion is satirical and sacreligious, while in other cases her representations are serious and profound. In all cases the same themes are re-iterated in Parra's music and in her visual art.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled keywords: Violeta Parra, art, Velorio del angelito, arpilleras, religion, Angel's Wake
Subjects: N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
P Language and Literature > PB Modern European Languages (inc film, TV and radio studies)
Divisions: Faculties > Humanities > School of European Culture and Languages
Depositing User: L. Dillon
Date Deposited: 08 Jun 2017 17:47 UTC
Last Modified: 20 Jul 2018 13:13 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/62015 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
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