Poetry and Violence

The Ballad Tradition of Mexico's Costa Chica

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An in-depth examination of the Mexican ballad tradition of the corrido and its complex relationship with violence

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Innholdsfortegnelse























































Acknowledgmentsix
Introduction5(8)




Violence and Its Verbal Icons

13(26)




The Living Ballad

39(31)




The Ballad Community

70(29)




Violence on the Costa Chica

99(23)




Poetry Celebrates Violence

122(26)




Poetry Regulates Violence

148(25)




Poetry Heals Violence

173(25)




Violence as Social Drama

198(19)
Note on the Recording217(20)
Works Cited237(6)
Index243

Om forfatteren

John H. McDowell is a professor of folklore, director of Undergraduate Studies, and former director of the Folklore Institute at Indiana University. He is the author of "So Wise Were Our Elders": Mythic Narrative of the Kamsa and editor of !Corrido!: The Living Ballad of Mexico's Western Coast.