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Resource Guide:
Latin 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
Literature of Spanish AmericaPQ 7081 - PQ 8560
Mexican LiteraturePQ 7100 - PQ 7298 .436
Argentine LiteraturePQ 7600 - PQ 7798 .436
Columbian LiteraturePQ 8160 - PQ 8180 .436

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.

  • Mayan Literature
  • Latin American Literature
  • Spanish American Literature
  • Spanish American Literature—20th century
  • Spanish American Literature—To 1800
  • Spanish American poetry
  • Protest poetry, Spanish American
  • Spanish American prose literature
  • Revolutionary Literature, Spanish American
  • Spanish American wit and humor
  • Women authors, Spanish American
  • Borges, Jorge Luis, 1899-1986
  • Cortázar, Julio
  • García Márquez, Gabriel, 1927-2014
  • Guillén, Nicolás, 1902-1989
  • Neruda, Pablo, 1904-1973
  • Valenzuela, Luisa 1938-

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
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

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
  • Hispanic Research Journal
  • Hispanofila
  • 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.