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  • The Cambridge history of Latin American literature [REF PQ7081.A1 C35 1996].
  • Encyclopedia of Latin American history and culture [REF F1406.E53 1996].
         See the Literature entry or look for individual authors
  • Encyclopedia of Latin American history and Culture [2008] (available electronically in Gale Virtual Reference Library database)
  • An Atlas and Survey of Latin American History [REF G1541.S1 L3 2007]
  • Encyclopedia of Latin American Literature [REF PQ7081.A1 E56 1997].
  • Encyclopedia Latina. [REF E184.S75 E587 2005].
  • Handbook of Hispanic Cultures in the United States: Literature and Art.
        [REF E184. S75 H365 1993].
  • Handbook of Latin American literature [REF PQ7081.A1 H36 1992].
  • The Hispanic Literary Companion. [REF PS508.H57 H566 1997].
  • Masterpieces of Latino literature. [REF DESK PQ7081.A1 M29 1994].
  • Also look in the general encyclopedias in the Reference Area, including Enciclopedia hispanica, a Spanish-language encyclopedia.


    Use the most recent cumulative index of Twentieth Century Literary Criticism
    [REF PN771.T94]
    to find references to the sources listed below.

    Also consult the cumulative NATIONALITY indexes in the back of CLC, NCLC and TCLC.

  • Contemporary authors. [REF PN771.C578 ].[CA].
  • Contemporary literary criticism. [REF PN771.C59].[CLC].
  • **Hispanic literature criticism. [REF PQ7081.A1 H573 1994]. [HLC]

    Excellent starting point. Includes biographies.
  • Nineteenth-century literature criticism.[REF PN761.N56]. [NCLC].
  • Short story criticism. [REF PN3373. S386].[SSC].
  • Twentieth-century literary criticism. [REF PN771.T94]. [TCLC]

  • Additional criticism sources

  • **Latin American writers. [REF PQ7081.A1 L37 1989]. Excellent starting point.
  • Latin American Women Writers: An Encyclopedia [REF PQ7081.3.L37 2008]
  • Latin American writers on gay and lesbian themes:a bio-critical sourcebook.
        [REF PQ7081.3.F62 1994].
  • Literary cultures of Latin America. [REF PQ7081.A1 L525 2004].
  • Modern Spanish and Portuguese literatures. [REF PQ6072.M57 1988].


  • Biographical dictionary of Hispanic literature in the United States: the literature of Puerto Ricans,
        Cuban Americans, and other Hispanic writers [REF PQ7420.2. K3 1989].
  • Contemporary Spanish-speaking writers and illustrators for children and young adults:
        a biographical dictionary. [REF PQ7082.C48 C66 1994].
  • Diccionario de autores latinoamericanos. [REF PQ7081.3 .A37 2001].
  • Dictionary of Hispanic biography. [REF CT1343.D53 1996].
  • Modern Latin-American fiction writers. First series. [REF PQ7082.N7 M55 1992].
  • Modern Latin-American fiction writers. Second series.
        [REF PQ7082.N7 M55 1994].
  • Spanish American authors: the twentieth century. [REF PQ7081.3.F57 1992].
  • Spanish American women writers: a bio-bibliographical sourcebook.
        [REF PQ7081.S6 1990].
  • Women writers of Spain: anannotated bio-bibliographical guide.
        [REF PQ6055.W668 1986].
  • Women writers of Spanish America: an annotated bio-bibliographical guide.
        [REF PQ7081.W65 1987].


  • Dictionary of Brazilian literature. [REF PQ9506.D53 1988].
  • Dictionary of Mexican literature. [REF PQ7106.D53 1992].
  • Dictionary of twentieth-century Cuban literature. [REF PQ7378.D53 1990].
  • Puerto Rican authors: a bio-bibliographic handbook. [REF PQ7421.H55 1974].
  • Third world women's literatures: a dictionary and guide to materials in English.
        [REF PN849.U43 F58 1995].
    Includes an appendix of List of Authors by Region and Country, with     13 Latin American countries.


  • Diccionario de personajes y escenarios de la literatura espanola [Ref PQ6006 .P47 1997]
  • Panorama de la literature espanola contemporanea [Ref PQ6072 .T622 1965]
  • Indice historio espanol [Ref Z2696 .I6]
  • Diccionario de literatura Latinoamericana [Ref PQ7081 .C37 1998]
  • Diccionario de temas de literatura espanola [Ref PQ6006 .G6 1990]
  • Bibliografia de la literatura picaresca; desde sus origenes hasta la presente [Ref PN3428 .L38]
  • Manual de bibliografia de la literatura espanola [Ref PQ6032 .S55 1971]
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