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Brazilian Cordel Literature : Cordel at UW-Madison

List of Cordel Chapbooks Held at Memorial Library

Click here for a complete title list of cordel chapbooks held at UW-Madison.

About Cordel Literature

For a list of books about Cordel Literature at UW-Madison, please see our RefShare folder About Cordel Literature.

Cordel Chapbooks Held at UW-Madison

Holdings of Cordel Chapbooks in UW-Madison

UW-Madison holds over 1,700 cordel chapbooks from Brazil. Most of them were published between the mid-1970s and early 1980s. All of these chapbooks are kept in several archival boxes that are shelved in the Locked Case in Memorial Library. To view them, give the call number to the staff at the Circulation Desk of Memorial Library.

Accessing Cordel Chapbooks at UW-Madison

All cordel chapbooks held by UW-Madison are found in our catalog under one record:
Title: [Literatura de Cordel=Cordel Literature]
Call Number: PQ9660 L59

To retrieve the catalog record click here or search by title in the Catalog for Cordel Literature. The catalog record will provide information about the location and status of these materials.

Cordel Chapbook Covers

Here is a sample of some cordel covers held at Memorial Library: