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Resource Guide:
Spanish American Literature

Sample Call Numbers

Topic Call Number
Literature Spanish AmericaPQ 7081-8560
Romance LitearturePN 801-820
Spanish LiteraturePQ 6001-8929
History and Criticism ModernPQ 6061-6073
Spanish Literature Provincial Local ColonialPQ 700-8929

Sample Subject Headings

Start by searching the catalog by keyword. Use whatever terms you think best describe your topic. When you find a record that matches what you are looking for, view the record and see what subject headings were used. Then search again using that term as a subject search.

  • Spanish American Literature
  • Spanish American Literature - 19th Century - history and criticism
  • Spanish American Literature - 20th Century
  • Spanish American Literature - Periodicals
  • Spanish American Literature - Translations into English
  • Spanish American Literature - Women authors
  • Spanish American Literature - 21st Century
  • Spanish American Fiction
  • Young Adult Literature, Spanish America
  • Latin America - Fiction
  • Latin America - in Literature

Sample Materials at Von Canon Library

Title Call Number
Early Spanish American narrativePQ 7082 .L523 2004
Body of writing figuring desire in Spanish American literaturee-Book
Modernismo, modernity, and the development of Spanish American LitPQ 7081 .J73 1998
Doors and mirrors; fiction and poetry from Spanish America, 1920-1970REMOTE PQ 7087 .E5 C
Masterworks of Latin American short fiction : eight novellasPQ 7087 .E5 M3 1996
The Greenwood Encyclopedia of Latino LiteratureCredo Reference
Latin American novels of the Conquest reinventing the New Worlde-Book

Research Databases

Relevant Journals and Magazines

  • Latinoamerica: Revista de Estudios Latinamericanos
  • Palabra
  • Acentos Review
  • Hispanic Review
  • Bulletin of Spanish Studies
  • Bulletin of Hispanic Studies
  • Revista Canadiense de Estudios Hispanicos
  • Letras Hispanas
  • Hispania
  • Neophilologus
  • Crticia Hispanica
  • Ciberletras
  • Variaciones Borges

These are just examples. To find more, or to look for a specific journal or periodical, search our Journals.

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