Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

Una periferia de nieves y soles invertidos: notas sobre Santiago, fiesta y paisaje

Isabel Cruz de Amenábar


This paper tries to focus on the polivalent meaning of “festive climate” in Santiago de Chile during the hispanic period divided into four celebrations: Christmas, Eastern, Santiago’s Day and San Francisco de Asis’ festivity. It shows that when the natural theology prevaled, the festive climate was an answer in a game between the soul and landscape, between the collective psychology and Nature.

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