LAA 700 - Latin American Library Resources




  1. Bibliographies
  2. Guides and Handbooks
  3. Ibero-American Literary Dictionaries
  4. General Dictionaries and Literary Terms
  5. Themes and Motives
  6. Literary Histories
  7. Literary Criticism
  8. Drama
  9. General Literary Theory
  10. Feminist Theory
  11. Excerpts of Criticism
  12. Plot Summaries
  13. Translations
  14. Book Reviews
  15. Directories
  16. Writing and Research Guides
  17. Monographic Series
  18. Periodical Indexes
  19. Periodicals
  20. Internet Resources




Also check under the names of authors, national literatures, periods or literary movements -- bibliography for more specific bibliographies.


Anderson, Robert Roland. Spanish American Modernism: a Selected Bibliography. Tuscon: University of Arizona Press, 1970.

(Z 1609 .L7 A66)


Bleznick, Donald William. A Sourcebook for Hispanic Literature and Language: a Selected, Annotated Guide to Spanish, Spanish-American, and Chicano Bibliography, Literature, Linguistics, Journals, and Other Source Materials. 2a ed. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1983.

(Z 2695 .A2 B55 1983 Reference)


Becco, Horacio Jorge. La nueva narrativa hispano-americana: bibliografía. Buenos Aires: Casa Pardo, 1976.

(Z 1609 .F4 B4)


Coll, Edna. Indice informativo de la novela hispanoamericana. 1a ed. Rio Piedras: Editorial Universitaria, Universidad de Puerto Rico, 1974- 5 vol.

(Z 1609 .F4 C65 Reference)


Flores, Angel. Bibliografía de escritores hispanoamericanos, 1609-1974 = A Bibliography of Spanish-American Writers. New York: Gordian Press, 1975.

(Z 1609 .L7 F55 Reference)


Foster, David William. Chilean Literature: a Working Bibliography of Secondary Sources. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1978. (A Reference Publication in Latin American Studies).

(Z 1711 .F67 Reference)


Foster, David William. Latin American Writers on Gay and Lesbian Themes: a Biocritical Sourcebook. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1994.

(PQ 7081.3 .F62 1994)


Foster, David William. Manual of Hispanic Bibliography. 2d, rev. and expanded ed. New York: Garland, 1977. (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, v. 85).

(Z 2691 .A1 F68 1977 Reference)


Foster, David William. Mexican Literature: A Bibliography of Secondary Sources. 2nd ed. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1992.

(Z 1421 .F63 1992 Reference)


Foster, David William. Peruvian Literature: A Bibliography of Secondary Sources. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1981.

(Z 1861 .F67 1981 Reference)


Foster, David William. Puerto Rican Literature: A Bibliography of Secondary Sources. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1982.

(Z 1557 .L56 F 67 1982 Reference)


Foster, David William. The 20th-Century Spanish-American Novel: a Bibliographic Guide. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1975.

(Z 1609 .F4 F68 Reference)


Grismer, Raymond Leonard. Bibliography of the Drama of Spain and Spanish America. Minneapolis: Burgess- Beckwith, 1967. 2 vol.

(Z 2694 .D7 G74x 1967)


Grismer, Raymond Leonard. Indice de doce mil autores hispanoamericanos: una guía a la literatura de la América Española. New York: H.W. Wilson, 1939. (Publicaciones de la Asociación Inter-Americana Bibliográfica y Bibliotecaria, ser. 3 t. 1).

(Z 1601 .G865)


Román-Lagunas, Jorge. The Chilean Novel: A Critical Study of Secondary Sources and a Bibliography. Lanham, MD.: Scarecrow, 1995.

(Z 1714 .F4 R66 1995)


Simón Díaz, José. Bibliografía de la literatura hispánica. 3a. ed. Madrid: Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Científicas, Instituto "Miguel de Cervantes" de Filología Hispánica, 1983. 2 vol.

(Z 2691 .S5 1983 Reference)


Simón Díaz, José. Manual de bibliografía de la literatura española. 3a. ed. Madrid: Gredos, 1980. (Biblioteca Románica Hispánica. 3, Manuales, 47)

(Z 2691 .S54 1980 Reference)


Women Writers of Spanish America: an Annotated Bio- Bibliographical Guide. New York: Greenwood Press, 1987. (Bibliographies and Indexes in Women's Studies, no. 5)

(Z 1609 .L7 W63 1987 Reference)


Woodbridge, Hensley Charles. Spanish and Spanish-American Literature: An Annotated Guide to Selected Bibliographies. New York: MLA, 1983. (Selected Bibliographies in Language and Literature ; 4).

(Z 2691 .A1 W66 1983 Reference)


Zubatsky, David S. Latin American Literary Authors: An Annotated Guide to Bibliographies. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1986.

(Z 1609 .L7 Z82 1986)



Guides and Handbooks


Foster, David William. Argentine Literature: a Research Guide. 2nd ed., rev. and expanded. New York: Garland, 1982. (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, v. 338)

(Z 1621 .F66 1982 Reference)


Foster, David William. Cuban Literature: a Research Guide. New York: Garland, 1985. (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, v. 511).

(Z 1521 .F694 1985 Reference)


Handbook of Latin American Literature. 2nd ed. New York: Garland, 1992. (Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, v. 1459)

(PQ 7081 .A1 H36 1992 Reference)



Ibero-American Literary Dictionaries


Alboukrek, Aarón and Esther Herrera. Diccionario de escritores hispanoamericanos del siglo XVI al siglo XX. Buenos Aires: Larousse, 1992

(PQ 7081.3 .A39 1992)


Diccionario de literatura española. Dirigido por German Bleiberg, Julian Marias. 4 ed., corr. y aumentada. Madrid: Revista de Occidente, 1972.

(PQ 6006 .D5 1972 Reference)


Diccionario de literatura española e hispanoamericana. Dirigido por Ricardo Gullón. Madrid: Alianza Editorial, 1993. 2 vol. (Alianza Diccionarios)

(PQ 6006 .D54 1993 Reference)


Dictionary of Mexican Literature. Eladio Cortés, editor. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992.

(PQ 7106 .D53 1992 Reference)


Hispanic Writers: A Selection of Sketches From Contemporary Authors. Edited by Bryan Ryan. Detroit: Gale Research, 1991.

(PQ 7081.3 .H58 1991 Reference)


Newmark, Maxim. Dictionary of Spanish Literature. Paterson, N.J.: Littlefield, Adams & Co., 1963. (New Students Outline Series, no. 149)

(PQ 6006 .N4 1963 Reference)


The Oxford Companion to Spanish Literature. Philip Ward, editor. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1978.

(PQ 6006 .093 Reference)


Saínz e Robles, Federico Carlos. Diccionario de la literatura. 4a ed. Madrid: Aguilar, 1982- (Colección Obras de consulta)

(PN 41 .S2 1982 t. 2 Reference)


Solé, Carlos, ed. Latin American Writers. New York: Scribner, 1989. 3 vol.

(PQ 7081 .A1 L367 1989 Reference)



General Encyclopedias, Dictionaries and Literary Terms


A-Z Guide to Modern Literary and Cultural Theorists. Edited by Stuart Sim. London: Prentice Hall, 1995.

(PN 74 .A2 1995 Reference)


Abrams, M.H. A Glossary of Literary Terms. 6th ed. Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich, 1993.

(PN 41 .A184 1993 Reference)


Critical Survey of Literary Theory. Frank N. Magill, editor. Pasadena, CA: Salem Press, 1987. 4 vols.

(PN 45 .C74 1987 Reference)


Critical Terms for Literary Study. Frank Lentricchia, Thomas McLaughlin, editors. 2nd ed. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1995.

(PN 81 .C84 1995)


Cuddon, J.A. A Dictionary of Literary Terms. London: Deutsch, 1977. (Language Library).

(PN 41 .C83)


Diccionario enciclopédico de las letras de America Latina. José Ramón Medina, director general. 1st ed. Venezuela: Monte Avila, 1995. 3 vols.

(PQ 7081 .D54 1995 Reference)


Dictionary of Literary Biography. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1978-

(PS 21 .D488 Reference)

Each volume treats a different national literature, genre or period. Gives a biographical information and an overview of the author's works and acheivements. Many volumes dedicated to Latin American writers.


A Dictionary of Modern Critical Terms. Roger Fowler, editor. Rev. and enl. ed. London: Routledge & K. Paul, 1987.

(PN 41 .D4794 1987 Reference)


Encyclopedia of Latin American Literature. Verity Smith, ed. London: Fitzroy Dearborn, 1997.

(PQ 7081 .E53 1997 Reference)


Encyclopedia of Philosophy. Paul Edwards, editor. Reprint ed. New York: Macmillan, 1972. 8 vols.

(B 41 .E5 1972 Reference)


The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism. Michael Groden, Martin Kreiswirth, editors. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1994.

(PN 81 .J55 1994 Reference)


Harmon, William and C. Hugh Holman. Handbook to Literature. 7th ed. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1996.

(PN 41 .H355 1996 Reference)


Hawthorn, Jeremy. A Glossary of Contemporary Literary Theory. 3rd. ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 1998.

(PN 44.5 .H37 1998 Reference)


Lichtblau, Myron I. The Argentine Novel: An Annotated Bibliography. Lanham, Md.: Scarecrow Press, 1997.

(Z 1624 .F4 L5 1997 Reference)


Orr, Leonard. A Dictionary of Critical Theory. New York: Greenwood Press, 1991.

(PN 98 .S6 O77 1991 Reference)


Prince, Gerald. A Dictionary of Narratology. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1987.

(P 302.7 .P75 1987 Reference)


Toro Montalvo, César. Historia de la literatura peruana. 1st ed. Lima: A.F.A. Editores, 1996. 13 vols.

(PQ 8311 .T68 1996 Reference)



Themes and Motives


Daemmrich, Horst S. Themes and Motifs in Western Literature: a Handbook. Tubingen: Francke, 1987.

(PN 45 .D3127 1987 Reference)


Dictionary of Literary Themes and Motifs. Jean-Charles Seigneuret, editor. New York: Greenwood Press, 1988. 2 vols.

(PN 43 .D48 1988 Reference)


Elkhadem, Saad. The New York Companion to Themes and Motifs of World Literature: Mythology, History, and Folklore. Fredericton, N.B.: York Press, 1981.

(PN 43 .E44 Reference)


Frenzel, Elisabeth. Motive der Weltliteratur: ein Lexikon Dichtungsgeschichtlicher Langsschnitte. 2nd ed. Stuttgart: Kroner, 1980. (Kroners Taschenausgabe, Bd. 301)

(PN 43 .F7 1980)


Frenzel, Elisabeth. Stoffe der Weltliteratur: ein Lexikon Dichtungsgeschichtlicher Langsschnitte. Stuttgart: A. Kroner, 1962. (Kroners Taschenausgabe, Bd. 300)

(PN 874 .F7)


Frenzel, Elisabeth. Stoff- und Motivgeschichte. Berlin: E. Schmidt, 1966. (Grundlcgen der Germanistik, no. 3)

(PN 45 .F67)



Literary Histories


Anderson Imbert, Enrique. Historia de la literatura hispanoamericana. 2nd ed. México: Fondo de Cultura Económica, 1970. vol. 1 (Brevarios del Fondo de Cultura Económica, no. 89, 156).

(PQ 7081 .A563 1970 - Spanish)

(PQ 7081 .A56342 - English)


Cambridge History of Latin American Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996. 3 vols.

(PQ 7081.Al C35 1996 Reference)


Chandler, Richard E. A New History of Spanish Literature. Baton Rouge: Louisana State University Press, 1991.

(PQ 6033 .C45 1991)


Diez Echarri, Emiliano. Historia de la literatura española e hispanoamericana. 2a ed. Madrid: Aguilar, 1966.

(PQ 6032 .D54 1966)


Franco, Jean. An Introduction to Spanish-American Literature. 3rd ed. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1994.

(PQ 7081 .F64 1994)


Franco, Jean. Spanish American Literature since Independence. London: Ernest Benn, 1973. (A Literary History of Spain).

(PQ 7081 .F643 1973 - English)

(PQ 7081 .F64318 1975 - Spanish)


Gómez-Gil, Orlando. Historia crítica de la literatura hispanoamericana, desde los orígenes hasta el momento actual. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1968.

(PQ 7081 .G58)


Grossmann, Rudolf. Historia y problemas de la literatura latinoamericana. Madrid: Revista de Occidente, 1972. (Ediciones de la Revista de Occidente).

(PQ 7081 .G718 1972x)


Historia de la literatura hispanoamericana. Luis Iñigo Madrigal, coordinador. Madrid: Catedra, 1982-

(PQ 7081 .H57 1982)


Jozef, Bella. Historia de la literatura hispanoamericana. 1a ed. Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico: EDUG, 1991.

(PQ 7081 .J618 1991)


Pedraza, Felipe B. Manual de literatura hispanoamericana. Berrioza, Navarra: Cenlit Ediciones, 1991-

(PQ 7081 .M28 1991)


Solé, Carlos. Latin American Writers. New York: Scribner, 1989. 3 vols.

(PQ 7081 .A1 L367 1989 Reference)


Valbuena Prat, Angel. Historia de la literatura española e hispanoamericana. 4a ed., ampliada y puesta al día. Barcelona: Editorial Juventud, 1969.

(PQ 6032 .V32 1969)



Latin American Literary Criticism


Goic, Cedomil. Los mitos degradados: ensayos de comprensión de la literatura hispanoamericana. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1992. (Teoria literaria, texto y teoria, no. 8)

(PQ 7081 .G547 1992)


Goodrich, Diana Sorensen. The Reader and the Text: Interpretative Strategies for Latin American Literatures. Amsterdam: Benjamins, 1986. (Purdue University Monographs in Romance Languages, no. 18)

(PN 98 .R38 G66 1986)


Hispanic Literature Criticism. Jelena Krstovic, editor. Detroit: Gale Research, 1994. 2 vols.

(PQ 6039 .H57 1994 Reference)


MacAdam, Alfred J. Modern Latin American Narratives: the Dreams of reason. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977.

(PQ 7082 .N7 M27)


New Hispanisms: Literature, Culture, Theory. Mark I. Millington, Paul Julian Smith, editors. Ottawa: Dovehouse Editions, 1994. (Ottawa Hispanic Studies, no. 15)

(PQ 6039 .N48 1994)


Rodríguez, Juan Carlos. Introducción al estudio de la literatura hispanoamericana: las literaturas criollas de la independencia a la revolución. Madrid: Akal, 1987. (Akal universitaria, no. 111)

(PQ 7081 .R56 1987)





Allen, Richard F. Teatro hispanoamericano: una bibliografía anotada = Spanish American Theatre: an Annotated Bibliography. Boston, Mass: G.K. Hall, 1987. (A Reference Publication in Latin American Studies)

(Z 1609 .D7 A44 1987 Reference)


Hoffman, Herbert H. Latin American Play Index. Metuchen, N.J.: Scarecrow Press, 1983- v. 2.

(Z 1609 .D7 H63 1983 Reference)


Grismer, Raymond Leonard. Bibliography of the Drama of Spain and Spanish America. Minneapolis: Burgess- Beckwith, 1967. 2 vol.

(Z 2694 .D7 G74x 1967)


Lyday, Leon F. A Bibliography of Latin American Theater Criticism, 1940-1974. Austin: Institute of Latin American Studies, University of Texas, 1976. (Guides and Bibliographies Series, 10)

(Z 1609 .D7 L9 Reference)


Toro, Fernando de. Bibliografía del teatro hispanoamericano contemporáneo (1900-1980). Frankfurt am Main: K.D. Vervuert, 1985. 2 vol. (Editionen der Iberoamericana. Reihe 2, Bibliographische Reihe, 3)

(Z 1609 .D7 T67 1985 Reference)



General Literary Theory


Alter, Robert. Partial Magic: the Novel as a Self-Conscious Genre. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1975.

(PN 3340 .A4)


Belsey, Catherine. Critical Practice. New York: Methuen, 1980 (New accents).

(PN 81 .B395)


Contemporary Literary Theory. Douglas Atkins, Laura Morrow, editors. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press, 1989.

(PN 94 .C69 1989)


Contemporary Literary Criticism: Literary and Cultural Studies. Robert Con Davis, Ronald Schleifer, editors. 3rd ed. New York: Longman, 1994.

(PN 94 .C67 1993b)


Culler, Jonathan D. On Deconstruction: Theory and Criticism after Structuralism. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1982.

(PN 98 .D43 C8 1982 - English ed.)

(PN 98 .D43 C818 1984 - Spanish ed.)


Eagleton, Terry. Criticism and Ideology: a Study in Marxist Literary Theory. London: NLB, 1976.

(PN 98 .C6 E2)


Eagleton, Terry. Literary Theory: an Introduction. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1983.

(PN 94 .E2 1983)


Leitch, Vincent B. Cultural Criticism, Literary Theory, Poststructuralism. New York: Columbia University Press, 1992.

(PN 94 .L39 1992)


Literary Theory Today. Peter Collier, Helga Geyer-Ryan, editors. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 1990.

(PN 94 .L488 1990)


Modern Criticism and Theory: a Reader. David Lodge, editor. London: Longman, 1988.

(PN 94 .M57 1988)


Selden, Raman. Practicing Theory and Reading Literature: an Introduction. Lexington, Ky: University Press of Kentucky, 1989. (Literary Theory).

(PN 81 .S365 1989)


Selden, Raman. A Reader's Guide to Contemporary Literary Theory. 3rd ed. Lexington, Ky: University Press of Kentucky, 1993.

(PN 94 .S45 1993)


Twentieth Century Literary Theory: a Reader. Edited and indroduced by K.M. Newton. New York: St. Martin's Press, 1988.

(PN 94 .T87 1988)



Feminist Theory


Alarcón, Norma. Bibliography of Hispanic Women Writers. Bloomington, IN: Chicano-Riqueño Studies, 1980. (Chicano-Riqueño Studies Bibliography Series, no. 1)

(Z 1609 .L7 A45)


Castillo, Debra A. Talking Back: Toward a Latin American Feminist Literary Criticism. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1992. (Reading Women Writing).

(PN 98 .W64 C37 1992)


Contemporary Women Authors of Latin America. Doris Meyer, Margarite Fernandez Olmos, editors. Brooklyn, N.Y.: Brooklyn College Press, 1983. 2 vols. (Brooklyn College Humanities Institute Series).

(PQ 7081 .A1 C66 1983)


Donovan, Josephine. Feminist Literary Criticism: Explorations in Theory. Josephine Donovan, editor. 2nd ed. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1989.

(PN 98 .W64 F4 1989)


Franco, Jean. Plotting Women: Gender and Representation in Mexico. New York: Columbia University Press, 1989.

(PQ 7133 .F73 1989)


Gilbert, Sandra M. The Madwoman in the Attic: the Woman Writer and the Nineteenth-Century Literary Imagination. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1979.

(PR 115 .G5)


Humm, Maggie. The Dictionary of Feminist Theory. Columbus: Ohio State University Press, 1990.

(HQ 1115 .H86 1990 Reference)


Kaminsky, Amy K. Reading the Body Politic: Feminist Criticism and Latin American Women Writers. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1993.

(PN 98 .W64 K36 1993)


Knives and Angels: Women Writers in Latin America. Susan Bassnett, editor. London: Zed Books, 1990.

(PQ 7081 .A1 K55 1990)


Magnarelli, Sharon. The Lost Rib: Female Characters in the Spanish-American Novel. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 1985.

(PQ 7082 .N7 M29 1985)


Miller, Beth. Women in Hispanic Literature: Icons and Fallen Idols. Beth Miller, editor. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1983.

(PQ 6048 .W6 W65 1983)


Miller, Nancy K., ed. Poetics of Gender. New York: Columbia University Press, 1986. (Gender and Culture).

(PN 481 .P64 1986)


Moi, Toril. Sexual/Textual Politics: Feminist LiteraryTheory. London: Methuen, 1985. (New Accents (Methuen & Co.))

(PN 98 .W64 M65 1985)


Showalter, Elaine. ed. The New Feminist Criticism: Essays on Women, Literature, and Theory. 1st ed. New York: Pantheon, 1985.

(PN 98 .W64 N48 1985)


Showalter, Elaine. ed. Speaking of Gender. New York: Routledge, 1989.

(PR 408 .S49 S64 1989)


Smith, Paul Julian. The Body Hispanic: Gender and Sexuality in Spanish and Spanish American Literature. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989.

(PQ 6046 .S49 S65 1989)


Smith, Paul Julian. Representing the Other: "Race," Text, and Gender in Spanish and Spanish American Narrative. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1992.

(PQ 6046 .R27 S64 1992)


Teoría de la crítica y el ensayo en Hispanoamérica. La Habana: Editorial Académica, 1990. (Problemas (Instituto de Literatura y Lingüística (Academia de Ciencias de Cuba)), no. 3).

(PQ 7081 .A1 T46 1990)


Valis, Noel. In the Feminine Mode: Essays on Hispanic Women Writers. Noel Valis, Carol Maier, editors. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 1990.

(PQ 6055 .I6 1990)


Vidal, Hernan. Cultural and Historical Grounding for Hispanic and Luso-Brasilian Fenimist Literary Criticism. 1st ed. Minneapolis, MN: Institute for the Study of Ideologies and Literature, 1989. (Literature and Human Rights, no. 4)

(PQ 7081 .A1 C85 1989)


Women Writers of Spanish America: an Annotated Bio-Bibliographical Guide. New York: Greenwood Press, 1987. (Bibliographies and Indexes in Women's Studies, no. 5)

(Z 1609 .L7 W63 1987 Reference)



Excerpts of Criticism


Contemporary Literary Criticism. United States: s.n., 1973-

(PN 94 .C66x Reference)


Foster, David William. Modern Latin American Literature. New York: Ungar, 1975. 2 vols. (Library of Literary Criticism)

(PQ 7081 .F63 1975 Reference)


Nineteenth-Century Literature Criticism. Detroit: Gale Research Co., 1981 (vol. 1) -

(PN 761 .N56 Reference)


Twentieth Century Literary Criticism. United States: s.n., 1978-

(PN 94 .T84 Reference)



Plot Summaries


Magill, Frank Northen. Masterplots: 2010 Plot Stories and Essay Reviews from the World's Fine Literature. Rev. ed. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Salem Press, 1976. 12 vols.

(PN 44 .M33 1976 Reference)


Nueda, Luis. Mil Libros. 5th ed. Madrid: Aguilar, 1956.

(803 N885m 1956)





Corvalan, Graciela N. V. Latin American Women Writers in English Translation: a Bibliography. Los Angeles: Latin American Studies Center, California State University, 1980. (Latin America Bibliography Series, no. 9)

(Z 1609 .L7 C67 1980 Reference)


Freudenthal, Juan R. Index to Anthologies of Latin American Literature in English Translation. Boston: G.K. Hall, 1977.

(Z 1609 .T7 F74 Reference)


Shaw, Bradley A. Latin American Literature in English Translation: an Annotated bibliography. New York: New York University Press, 1976.

(Z 1609 .T7 S47 Reference)



Book reviews


Foster, David William. Modern Latin American Literature. New York: Ungar, 1975. 2 vols. (Library of Literary Criticism)

(PQ 7081 .F63 1975 Reference)


Guía a las reseñas de libros de y sobre Hispanoamérica = A Guide to Reviews of Books From and About Hispanic America. 1960/1964- Detroit: Blaine Ethridge-Books, 1964-

(Z 1035 .A1 G84 Reference)





Directory of Master's Programs in Foreign Languages, Foreign Literatures and Linguistics. New York: MLA, 1987.

(PB 38 .U6 D57 1987 Reference)



Writing and Research Guides


Cook, Claire Kehrwald. Line by Line: How to Edit Your Own Writing. Boston: Houghton Mifflin for MLA, 1985.

(PE 1441 .C66 1985 Reference)


Patterson, Margaret C. Literary Research Guide. 2nd ed. New York: MLA, 1983.

(Z 6511 .P37 1983 Reference)



Periodical Indexes and Abstracts


Dissertation Abstracts. Ann Arbor, MI: University Microfilms International, 1861-

(Online - Reference)


Handbook of Latin American Studies. No. 1-53 Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1936-

(Z 1605 .H23 Reference)


HAPI, Hispanic American Periodicals Index. 1970/1974- Los Angeles: UCLA Latin American Center Publications, 1975-

(Online - Reference)


MLA Bibliography. New York: Modern Language Association of America, 1963-

(Online - Reference)



Monographic Series


Individual books are sometimes published in a series and can be located under author, title or the title of the series. For a chronological list of titles published in the series listed below, look in the online catalog under series. A list of individual titles is also listed in Books in Series or Titles in Series, both located in the Reference Room.


 Critical Guides to Spanish Texts. (London: Grant and Cutler in association with Tamesis Books).

The books in this series provide excellent in-depth analysis of prominent Latin American and Spanish works written by outstanding scholars. Highly recommended.


Gender and Culture. (Columbia University Press).

Offers books on feminist literary criticism. These are not geared toward Ibero-American literature, but provide excellent models nevertheless. An outstanding series.


New Accents. (London ; New York : Methuen & Co,).

This series contains books on a variety of literary theories and genres. Another excellent series.


Twayne's world author series. New York: Twayne Publishers.

The titles in this series provide an introduction to of individual Latin American and Spanish authors and their works. Although the works in this series are meant to present a simple overview, some offer in-depth studies of their subjects. Written by scholars.





 Current periodicals are located in the Periodical Reading Room unless otherwise indicated.


Boletín de la Real Academía Española. (Spain) (460.6 Ac1)

Bulletin Hispanique. (France) (PQ 6001 .B8)

Bulletin of Hispanic Studies (Liverpool) (PC 4008 .B8)

Chasqui. (U.S.) (PQ 6001 .C53x)

Casa del tiempo. (Mexico) (AP 63 .C3255)

Crisis. (Buenos Aires) (folio AP 64 .C639 Watson stacks.)

Cuadernos hispanoamericanos. (Spain) (AP 63 .C6697)

Dieciocho. (Ithaca, N.Y.) (PQ 6069 .D53)

Explicación de textos literarios. (U.S.) (PQ 6001 .E89)

Hispamerica. (U.S.) (PQ 7082 .A1 H57x)

Hispania. (U.S.) (PC 4001 .H7)

Hispanic Journal. (Indiana, PA) (PQ 7081 .A1 H58)

Hispanic Review. (U of Pennsylvania) (PQ 6001 .H5)

Hispanófila. (Spain) (860.5 H625)

INTI. (Storrs, Conn.) (pQ6001 .I58)

Journal of Hispanic Philology. (U.S.) (PQ 6001 .J66)

Latin American Literary Review. (Pittsburgh) (PQ 7081 .A1 L35)

Latin American Theatre Review. (U of Kansas) (792.098 L349)

Mairena. (Puerto Rico) (PQ 7420 .M34 Watson Stacks)

Nueva revista de filología hispánica. (Mexico) (460.5 N88n)

Primer acto. (Spain) (792.0946 P935)

Review: Latin American Literature and Arts. (New York) (F 1401 .C27)

Revista canadiense de estudios hispánicos. (Toronto) (CB 226 R39)

Revista de crítica literaria latinoamericana. (Lima) (PQ 7081 .A1 R33)

Revista de estudios hispánicos. (U of Alabama) (PQ 6001 .R48x)

Revista de filología española. (Spain) (460.5 R321)

Revista de literatura. (Spain) (805 R327)

Revista de literaturas modernas. (Mendoza) (809 R327 Watson Stacks)

Revista hispánica moderna. (Columbia University) (860.5 R322)

Sur. (Buenos Aires) (050 Su77)

Torre. (Puerto Rico) (050 T635)


Internet Resources

For Internet resources on Latin American Literature, please visit the home page of the Department for Spain, Portugal & Latin America at: