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Festive devils of the Americas

Author: Milla Cozart Riggio; Angela Marino; Paolo Vignolo
Publisher: London ; New York ; Calcutta : Seagull Books, 2015.
Series: Enactments.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

The devil is a defiant, nefarious figure, the emblem of evil, and harbinger of the damned. However, the festive devil, turns the most hideous acts into playful transgressions. This volume presents a  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Milla Cozart Riggio; Angela Marino; Paolo Vignolo
ISBN: 9780857421791 0857421794
OCLC Number: 897444798
Description: x, 404 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Diana Taylor --
Part 1. Introduction: The Work of the (Festive) Devil / Angela Marino --
Part 2. Essays: . Andean and Pacific Coast Devils: Via Crucis and the Passion of a Diabla: Public Space, Historical Memory and Cultural Rights in the Carnival of Riosucio / Paolo Vignolo; The Virgin of Candelaria and Her Dancing Devils, Puno, Peru / Miguel Rubio Zapata; Masks: A Photographic Essay / Amiel Cayo; The Devil, Temptation and Penitence in Oruro's Carnival Pageant / Thomas Abercrombie; The Diablada of Oruro: A Photographic Essay / Miguel Gandert; Resignified Devils: Performing Imaginations of Peruvian Blackness / Monica Rojas : Caribbean And Afro-Atlantic Devils: Diabolic Suffering, Whips and the Burning of Judas: Holy Week in Cabral, Dominican Republic / Max Harris; Our Everyday Devil: The Brazilian Embodiment of European Catholic Tradition / Zeca Ligiéro; 'The Vejigante is Painted : Green, Yellow and Red ... ' / Lowell Fiet; Pay the Devil, Jab Jab: Festive Devils in Trinidad Carnival / Milla Cozart Riggio and Rawle Gibbons, with Raviji; The Devil in Cumaná: A Photographic Essay / David M. Guss, with photographs by Rafael Salvatore; Venezuela's Corpus Christi Dancing Devils: An Intangible Cultural Heritage : A Photographic Essay / Benito Irady, with photographs by Rafael Salvatore; The Devil's Turn / Angela Marino : Northern Devils: Pancho and Minga: Devilish Renegades of Mexico / drAnita Gonzalez;dt From Kiva to Fandango to Casino: Demonic Admonitions for Changing Times / Enrique R. Lamadrid; The Inferno: Burning Man and the Tipping Point / Rachel Bowditch --
Part 3. Crossings/Enrucijades: Matters of the Spirit: Rendering Festive Devils unto Various Gods / Milla Cozart Riggio; Who Owns the Devil? / Paolo Vignolo.
Series Title: Enactments.
Responsibility: edited by Milla Cozart Riggio, Angela Marino, Paolo Vignolo.


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