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Resource Guide:
Spanish American Literature

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.

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.

  • Latin American Literature
  • Spanish literature
  • Hispanic American literature (Spanish)
  • Spanish American Literature
  • Spanish American Literature—20th century
  • Spanish American Literature—To 1800
  • Spanish poetry
  • Spanish American poetry
  • Protest poetry, Spanish American
  • Spanish fiction
  • Spanish American prose literature
  • Spanish American wit and humor
  • Revolutionary Literature, Spanish American
  • Women authors, Spanish American
  • Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986
  • Cortázar, Julio
  • García Márquez, Gabriel, 1927-2014
  • Guillén, Nicolás, 1902-1989
  • Juana Inés de la Cruz, Sister, 1651-1695
  • Neruda, Pablo, 1904-1973
  • Valenzuela, Luisa 1938-

Research Databases

Online Journals

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
  • Hispanic Research Journal
  • Hispanofila
  • Journal of Iberian & Latin American Studies
  • Revista de crítica literaria latinoamericana
  • Hispanic poetry review

Print 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
Early Spanish American NarrativePQ 7082 .L523 2004
The Politics of Spanish American ModernismoPQ 7081 .A33 1997
The Cambridge History of Latin American LiteraturePQ 7081 .C144 1996
Modern Latin American LiteraturePQ 7081 .G2 1973
Masterworks of Latin American Short FictionPQ 7087 .E5 M3 1996
12 Spanish American PoetsPQ 7084 .H35
Oye mi son: ensayos y testimonios sobre literatura hispanoamericanaPQ 7091 .G585 2008
Sor JuanaPQ 7296 .J6 Z72513 1988
Identity in Latin American and Latina Literature : The Struggle to Self-Define In a Global Era Where Space, Capitalism, and Power RuleeBook 2015
Colonial Latin American Literature: A Very Short IntroductioneBook 2011
Western Cultural Symbols in Latin American and Chicano Literature : An Historical and Semiotic AnalysiseBook 2010