Survival songs: Conchita Piquer's coplas and Franco's regime of terror / Stephanie Sieburth.
- Other Title:
- Conchita Piquer's coplas and Franco's regime of terror
- Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, 
- Toronto Iberic ; 9.
Toronto Iberic ; 
xiii, 257 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
- Piquer, Conchita, 1908-1990 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Coplas -- Spain -- History and criticism.
Popular music -- Spain -- History and criticism.
Spain -- History -- 1939-1975 -- Psychological aspects.
Piquer, Conchita, 1908-1990.
- Criticism, interpretation, etc.
- Primarily in English. Includes some song lyrics in Spanish and English.
- Stephanie Sieburth's Survival Songs explores how a genre of Spanish popular music, the copla, as sung by legendary performer Conchita Piquer, helped Republican sympathizers to survive the Franco regime's dehumanizing treatment following the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939).
- Camouflage : the psychology of survival in Franco's Spain
An introduction to the Copla and its star performer
Copying with terror through popular music : "La parrala" ("The wine lady")
Paradise lost : "Ojos verdes" ("Green eyes") as ritual of separation
"Tatuaje" ("Tattoo"), the unburied dead, and complicated grief
The "other woman" : "romance de la otra" as ritual of marginalization and disenfranchised grief
Reasserting personhood through popular song : "Romance de valentía" ("Ballad of bravery") and "La ruiseñora" ("The nightingale")
When a radio song is the meaning of life : mending the torn fabric of identity through narrative, music, and interpretation.
- Series numbering from series title list in volume 37 of the series.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 225-242) and index.
Katherine Singer Kovacs Prize, Winner, 2014
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