Collection Items

  • Archived Web Site
    Academia Brasileira de Literatura de Cordel The Academia Brasileira de Literatura de Cordel collects and preserves cordel literature and fosters the work of cordelistas. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Academia Brasileira De Literatura De Cordel
    • Date: 2010-11-30
  • Archived Web Site
    Cordel de Saia This site, co-managed by Maria Rosário Pinto and Dalinha Catunda, seeks to promote the female production in a cordel world that is predominantly masculine. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Catunda, Dalinha - Pinto, Maria Rosário De Fátima
    • Date: 2012-01-05
  • Archived Web Site
    Cantinho da Dalinha Website for cordelista Dalinha Cantunda. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Catunda, Dalinha
    • Date: 2012-01-05
  • Archived Web Site
    Centro Cultural dos Cordelistas do Nordeste
    CECORDEL
    Website for CECORDEL, an organization of cordelistas from northeast Brazil that promotes and preserves the originality of cordel literature. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Centro Cultural Dos Cordelistas Do Nordeste
    • Date: 2012-05-09
  • Archived Web Site
    A Voz do Cordel Site for professor, poet and cordelista António Barreto. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Barreto, António
    • Date: 2012-03-07
  • Archived Web Site
    Cordel Paraíba A site promoting Brazilian popular culture through cordel literature. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Neto, Manoel Messias Belizario
    • Date: 2012-03-07
  • Archived Web Site
    Mundo Cordel Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Silva, Marcos Mairton Da
    • Date: 2012-02-01
  • Archived Web Site
    Cordel Atemporal This is the blog of poet, composer and folklorist Marco Haurélio Fernandes Farias. He was born in 1974 in Ponta da Serra, the Bahia backlands. He became involved with cordel literature at a very young age, writing his first story when he was just six years old. Marco has a degree in Literature from the University of Bahia and lectures on popular and cordel...
    • Contributor: Haurélio, Marco
    • Date: 2012-03-07
  • Archived Web Site
    Blog de Cordel Blog for poet, professor, and cordelista Nelcimá de Morais. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Santos, Maria Nelcimá De Morais
    • Date: 2012-03-07
  • Archived Web Site
    Acorda Cordel This blog is a product of the project 'Acorda Cordel', an educational initiative founded by cordelista Arievaldo Viana Lima. The project, funded by the municipal government of Canindé and AESTROFE, the Association of Writers, Troubadours and Folheteiros of the State of Ceará, uses the cordel pamphlet as a means of teaching in the classroom. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Projeto Acorda Cordel Na Sala De Aula - Viana, Arievaldo
    • Date: 2012-06-06
  • Archived Web Site
    Rosário Pinto Rosário Pinto is a leader in the digitization of cordels. She works at the National Center for Folklore and Popular Culture, which contains over 5,500 cordels in digital form. She is also co-creator of the Web site Cordel De Saia. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Pinto, Maria Rosário De Fátima
    • Date: 2012-01-05
  • Archived Web Site
    Oficina de Cordel This site represents cordel literature in the state of Bahia. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Date: 2012-02-01
  • Archived Web Site
    Movimento e Voz em Cordel The purpose of this project is to integrate the "Movement and Voice" of cordel with mamulengo, a type of puppet theater found in northeastern Brazil, and also with shadow theater. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Projeto Movimento E Voz Em Cordel
    • Date: 2012-03-07
  • Archived Web Site
    Cordel do Brasil Teaches the techniques of how to compose a cordel, and does a historical analysis of Brazilian cordel. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Date: 2012-09-05
  • Archived Web Site
    Poeta Cleydson Monteiro Website for poet Cleydson Monteiro, who uses cordel literature as a means of promoting reading and learning in the city of Timbauba. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Monteiro, Cleydson
    • Date: 2012-03-07
  • Archived Web Site
    Abdias nos Campos de Versos Website for singer-songwriter and cordelista Abdias Campos, promoter of cordel workshops and lectures addressing popular culture. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Campos, Abdias
    • Date: 2012-04-04
  • Archived Web Site
    Chico Salles - Cantor, Compositor e Cordelista Website for singer-songwriter Chico Salles, promoter of cordel workshops and lectures addressing music and popular culture. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Salles, Chico
    • Date: 2012-06-06
  • Archived Web Site
    Cacá Lopes, um artista popular Website for singer, songwriter, cordelista, cultural producer, and guitarist Cacá Lopes, who also promotes cordel literature in the schools of São Paulo. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Lopes, Cac
    • Date: 2012-07-05
  • Archived Web Site
    José Honório Website for José Honório, one of the first cordelistas to disseminate cordel literature over the Internet. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Honório, José
    • Date: 2012-06-06
  • Archived Web Site
    Cobra Cordelista Blog of singer-songwriter Cobra Cordelista, who promotes workshops, exhibitions, and shows about cordel literature. Web Site. Virtual Exhibitions. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Cordelista, Cobra
    • Date: 2012-07-05
  • Archived Web Site
    Projeto Cordel Projeto Cordel promotes cordel at cultural programs, lectures, and expositions at schools, public squares, and theaters. The site contains many full-text cordels. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Projeto Cordel
    • Date: 2012-06-06
  • Archived Web Site
    Acorda Cordel - Fotolog Images related to the "Acorda Cordel" blog, part of an educational initiative founded by cordelista Arievaldo Viana Lima. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Viana, Arievaldo
    • Date: 2012-07-05
  • Archived Web Site
    Marco Haurélio - Cordel & Cultura Popular Images related to the "Cordel Atemporal" blog of cordelista and folklorist Marco Haurélio. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Haurélio, Marco
    • Date: 2012-06-06
  • Archived Web Site
    Beto Brito Website for Brazilian singer-songwriter, cordelista, and promoter of popular culture Beto Brito. Web Site. electronic | Electronic (Form).
    • Contributor: Brito, Beto
    • Date: 2012-06-06
  • Collection
    Brazil Cordel Literature Web Archive Brazilian chapbooks, known as literatura de cordel, are typically sold at street fairs, where the pamphlets are hung by string (cordel in Portuguese). They are a grassroots form of communication whose purpose is both education and entertainment. Cordel pamphlets serve the community by alerting them to health concerns such as dengue fever. They provide entertainment in the re- telling of folk tales and more...

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  • Web Page
    Rights & Access - Brazil Cordel Literature Web Archive Many, if not all, of the Web sites in the collection and elements incorporated into the Web sites (e.g., photographs, articles, graphical representations) are protected by copyright. The materials may also be subject to publicity rights, privacy rights, or other legal interests.