El fenómeno Malpaís: signos identitarios del costarricense en sus canciones-poemas

Malpaís is a band with a very particular kind of music that because of their songs, and the characteristics shown in them, has managed to penetrate deeply in the reaffirmation of the imaginary of the Costa Rican being, from the city to the plain. In those contexts, city residents as well as country...

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Main Author: Calvo Oviedo, Marlen
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: Escuela de Lenguas Modernas, Universidad de Costa Rica 2015
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/rlm/article/view/19697
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/23764
Summary: Malpaís is a band with a very particular kind of music that because of their songs, and the characteristics shown in them, has managed to penetrate deeply in the reaffirmation of the imaginary of the Costa Rican being, from the city to the plain. In those contexts, city residents as well as country people, Costa Ricans fold and unfold themselves and are also recognized within elements, ingredients that are said, sung, musicalized. It is our goal to discover in some songs, lyrics, and music done by Malpaís, those signical elements that have given such an intense identity to Costa Rican people.