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Resource Guide:
Spanish American Literature

Selected Call Numbers

Call numbers are the shelving locations for each item. Browsing in the following areas of the library will help you find materials for your topic.

Topic Call Number
Spanish literature PQ 6001-8929
Spanish PoetryPQ 6075-6098
Spanish literature Modern PQ (6061)-6073
Individual authors and works to 1700PQ 6271-6498
Spanish America literaturePQ 7081-8560

Selected Subject Headings

Subject headings are selected terms to represent a topic. Searching subject headings in the library catalog will bring the most complete list of results. Below are some example subject headings. More subject headings can be located in the red books at the reference desk.

  • Spanish literature
  • Cuban American literature (Spanish)
  • Hispanic American literature (Spanish)
  • Puerto Rican literature
  • Spanish poetry
  • Spanish fiction
  • Juana Inés de la Cruz, Sister, 1651-1695,.

Selected Materials at the Von Canon Library

Below are some selected materials in the library with their shelving locations. Browsing in the listed areas of the library will help you find more materials for your topic.

Title Call Number
Sor JuanaPQ 7296 .J6 Z72513 1988
Sor Juana's Love PoemseBook
The Three Secular Plays of Sor Juana Inés De La Cruz : A Critical StudyeBook
Garcilaso Inca de la Vega : an American humanist : a tribute to José DurandF 3444 .G3 G37 1998
Comentarios realesPQ 6672 .G37 C66 2008
Reflections on Spanish-American poetryPQ 7081 .C29713
Visions of Empire in Colonial Spanish American Ekphrastic WritingeBook
Early Spanish American narrativePQ 7082 .L523 2004
Colonial Latin American Literature: A Very Short IntroductioneBook
Identity in Latin American and Latina Literature : The Struggle to Self-Define In a Global Era Where Space, Capitalism, and Power RuleeBook
Western Cultural Symbols in Latin American and Chicano Literature : An Historical and Semiotic AnalysiseBook
Twentieth-century Latin American poetry : a bilingual anthologyPQ 7087 .E5 T94 1996
Aesthetics of equilibrium : the vanguard poetics of Vicente Huidobro and Mario de AndradPQ 8097 .H8 Z955 2006

Selected Research Databases

The following databases are specifically useful for your topic. You can search them individually on the databases page.

Selected Journals and Magazines

The following journals supply articles to the library’s databases. YOu can see if a specific journal supplies articles to our databases by searching the journal title on the library journal page.

  • Foro Hispanico: Revista Hispanica de los Paises Bajos
  • Hispanófila
  • Journal of Iberian & Latin American Studies
  • Revista de crítica literaria latinoamericana
  • Hispanic poetry review

Selected Websites and Digital Archives

The following websites are librarian-evaluated to provide trustworthy information for your topic. They include digitized collections connected to your topic.