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Covers Latin American literature of the second half of the 20th century. Focuses on individuals who have transcended the boundaries of national literatures and achieved a certain international recognition.
Provides 18 essays on Latino writers' work. Includes biographical information on an author, cultural significance of the work, and critical essays addressing thematic concerns raised by the work. Also includes abundant bibliographies of criticism and further reading.
Collects essays on the experiences of the discovery, the conquest, and the colonization of the new territories. Examines texts from the Baroque period, especially those of the central figure of the Mexican nun poet and intellectual, Sor Juana In s de la Cruz. There are some essays on representative texts of the latter part of the colonial period.
Provides extensive, up-to-date vocabulary in all subject areas. Idioms, grammatical constructions, abbreviations, acronyms, proper nouns, and a supplement on life and culture in Latin America are included.
The Cambridge History of Latin American Literature. 3 volumes. Cambridge; New York: Cambridge University Press, 1996. Call Number: PQ7081.A1 C35
A comprehensive and authoritative information resource. Provides historical and literary review of particular periods and genres.
The Oxford Spanish Desk Dictionary: Spanish-English, English-Spanish. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. Call Number: Ref PC4640 .O83
Includes over 80,000 words and phrases and 115,000 translations.
The Oxford Spanish Dictionary and Grammar. Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2001. Call Number: Ref PC4640 .L45
Provides detailed coverage of every language field from general to specialist vocabulary. The Grammar section offers a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide covering the construction of the language.
Encyclopedias of Culture & Literature
Encyclopedia of Contemporary Spanish Culture. London; New York: Routledge, 1999 Call Number: Ref DP233.5 .E63
Includes both specific and general topics. All articles are signed and a subject listing and suggestions for further reading are included.
Encyclopedia of Latin American literature. London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1997. Available online (Electronic Book).
Collects essays on authors, books, and themes related to the literature of Latin America and the Caribbean. Focuses on important novels, historical authors, literature from smaller Latin American countries, and more material on non-Hispanic Caribbean authors.
Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture. New York: C. Scribner's Sons; London: Simon & Schuster: Prentice Hall International, 1996. Call Number: Ref F1406 .E53
Cover the history, culture, related persons, and places broadly to reflect the experience and understanding of Latin Americans of all classes.
Bibliografía de Escritores Hispanoamericanos, 1609-1974: A Bibliography of Spanish-American Writers. New York : Gordian Press, 1975. Call Number: Ref PQ Z1609.L7 F55
Lists 200 authors, indexing editions of collected and single works, bibliographies, and critical publications.
Bibliografía de la Literatura Hispánica. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cienti´ficas, 1983. Call Number: Ref Z2691.S5
The book comprises on title entries of monographs, journals and newspapers. Supplements in the Revista de Literatura.
Guide to Reference Works for the Study of the Spanish Language and Literature and Spanish American Literature. New York, N.Y.: Modern Language Association of America, 1987. Call Number: Ref Z2695.A2 W66
A comprehensive annotated listing of sources. Includes an index of authors, editors, and compilers.