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Carnival Song & Society: Gossip, Sexuality and Creativity in Andalusia

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Carnival Song & Society: Gossip, Sexuality and Creativity in Andalusia - Mintz, Jerome R
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Carnival songs resemble a tabloid newspaper in their verve, spirit and range of themes. They are a measure of social change and an annual summary of events and opinion. The songs involve considerable artistry and are renowned as well for their raucous humor and vulgar concerns. (Promiscuity and sexual misalliances are common subjects.) Banned by Franco during the Spanish Civil War, the C???diz carnival began a revival in the 1960's following decades of repression. This fascinating book examines carnival song and society ...

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Carnival Song & Society: Gossip, Sexuality and Creativity in Andalusia 1997, Berg Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9781859731888

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Carnival Song & Society: Gossip, Sexuality and Creativity in Andalusia 1997, Berg Publishers, New York

ISBN-13: 9781859731833

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