Saraus from São Paulo's periphery: poetry between drinks, silences and palms

Lucía Tennina About the author

This article presents the scene of sarau’s movements from São Paulo’s periphery since de hypothesis that the saraus from de periphery articulates a new conception of the space "periphery". This work starts with the analyze of the ritual’s forms that are developed on those places and from the varied dimensions of construction of periphery´s identities thought from de idea of culture. The analyze considers also the style of the poems that are frequently declaimed on those spaces. The article insists on pointed the differences between each sarau, especially geographic and subject´s differences, referring also to the management of culture’s politics which dialogues with this periphery sarau’s movements. Finally, it is considered a reflection about the actual process of saraus from peripheries regions, considering the desterritorialization of many of them.

saraus; periphery; São Paulo; periphery’s literature


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