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Spanish Language and Literature

Reference Ebooks Ingram Library licenses

Below are some of the reference ebooks licensed by Ingram Library. To find entries about Spanish language or literature in discipline-specific encyclopedia explore Credo Reference and Oxford Reference. Credo Reference, Oxford Reference, and the books linked below are subscription-based resources. To access these from off-campus you must have the current GALILEO password.

The Companion the Latin American Studies
"This guide gives a brief and accessible overview of the whole of Latin American Studies. Covering all the possible topics, from colonial cultures and identity to US Latino culture and issues of race, gender and sexuality, this book situates Latin America in its historical, linguistic and cultural context. Whether taking a single module or a whole degree in Latin American Studies, this book provides students with a reliable companion throughout the course." (2003)

Encyclopedia of Latin American and Caribbean Literature, 1990-2003
"The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Latin American and Caribbean Literature, 1900-2003 draws together entries on all aspects of literature including authors, critics, major works, magazines, genres, schools and movements in these regions from the beginning of the twentieth century to the present day." (2004)

Greenwood Encyclopedia of Latino Literature
"From East L.A. to the barrios of New York City and the Cuban neighborhoods of Miami, Latino literature, or literature written by Hispanic peoples of the United States, is the written word of North America's vibrant Latino communities. Emerging from the fusion of Spanish, North American, and African cultures, it has always been part of the American mosaic. Written for students and general readers, this encyclopedia surveys the vast landscape of Latino literature from the colonial era to the present." (2002)

A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures: Continental Europe and its Empires
"A Historical Companion to Postcolonial Literatures provides an integrated and authoritative body of information about the political, cultural and economic contexts of postcolonial literatures that have their provenance in the major European Empires of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Portugal, and Spain as well as places like Latin America and the Philippines." (2008)

Iberia and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History
"This comprehensive encyclopedia covers the reciprocal effects that the politics, foreign policy, and culture of Spain, Portugal, and the American nations have had on one another since the time of Columbus." (2006)

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinas in the United States (2005)

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Cultures (2001)

Pop Culture Latin America! Media, Arts, and Lifestyle
"A survey of contemporary Latin American popular culture, covering topics that range from music and film to popular festivals and fashion." (2005)