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Literature Resource Center
Augmented compendium of Gale basic literary resources including Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, and the Reference Guide to World Literature. Searchable by author, title, genre, literary movement and theme. Includes a Research Guide and a searchable edition of the Merriam- Webster Encyclopedia of Literature.


Diccionario de literatura espanola. German Bleiberg and Julian Marias, eds. 3d ed. Madrid, Revista de Occidente, 1964.
Articles on Spanish and Latin American authors, literary movements, and themes.
Ref. PQ6006 .D5 1964

Dictionary of the Literature of the Iberian Peninsula. German Bleiberg, Maureen Ihrie, and Janet Perez. 2 vol. Westport Conn., Greenwood Press, 1993.
Authors, works, and themes of Spain and Portugal.
Ref. PN849 .S6D54 1993.

Modern Latin-American fiction writers. First Series. 1992.
Modern Latin-American fiction writers. Second series. 1994.
Volumes 113 and 145 of the Dictionary of Literary Biography.
Ref. PQ7082. N7M55 1992
Ref. PQ7082. N7M55 1994

The Oxford companion to Spanish literature. Philip Ward. Oxford [Eng.], Clarendon Press, 1978.
Spanish and Latin American authors, works, and places; as well as general survey articles.
Ref. PQ6006. O95.


Moseley, William W. Spanish literature, 1500-1700 : a bibliography of Golden Age studies in Spanish and English, 1925-1980 / compiled by William W. Moseley, Glenroy Emmons, and Marilyn C. Emmons. Westport, Conn., Greenwood Press, c1984.
Literary Criticism Shelf #3


Drake, Dana B. Cervantes' Novelas ejemplares : a selective, annotated bibliography / 2nd ed., rev. and expanded. New York : Garland, 1981.
Annotated bibliography of criticism on the Novelas from the 17th century through about 1980.
Ref. PQ6337. D7

The Cervantes Project
"A comprehensive reference and research site dedicated to the study of Cervantes' works and life." Site includes the Cervantes International Bibliography Online (CIBO), searchable comprehensive index (1994-1998) to books, articles, and other scholarly works dealing with Cervantes; and the Cervantes Digital Library, which includes the complete works of Cervantes in several versions, some of them searchable.


Humanities Index 1984- .
Index to over 350 core English-language periodicals in the humanities, including literature, history, philosophy, religion, and related subjects.

MLA Bibliography 1963- .
The most comprehensive index to literary studies, MLA indexes critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics and folklore. Coverage includes journal articles, series, monographs, dissertations, bibliographies, proceedings,etc.

FRANCIS 1984- .
Index to more than 3,000 journals, books, dissertations, and other American and European sources covering the humanities, social sciences, and economics. Produced by the Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique (INIST); French annotations.

Handbook of Latin American Studies 1935- .
Selected, annotated bibliography of books, book chapters, articles, and conference papers published in the field of Latin American studies. Coverage alternates between social sciences and the humanities on a biennial basis.

Hispanic-American Periodical Index 1970- .
The major multidisciplinary periodical index for Latin American Studies. Primarily indexes Spanish-language scholarly journals; but includes a fair number of English-language citations as well.


Voice of the Shuttle: Spanish & Portuguese Literature

Literature in Latin America
From the Latin American Network Information Center (LANIC).


The MLA Style Manual. Walter S. Achtert, Joseph Gibaldi. New York, Modern Language Association of America, 1985.
The basic guide to bibliographic format.
Ref. PQ6006.O95

Using MLA Format
Guide from the Purdue University Writing Lab.

MLA Style
How to cite online sources, with examples.

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November 7, 1999 rev. October 29, 2001