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Spanish and Latin American Literature and Culture: Online Reference Sources

Library resources for Spanish literature and cultural studies.

Oxford Bibliographies Online

Oxford Bibliographies Online - Developed cooperatively with scholars and librarians worldwide, Oxford Bibliographies offers exclusive, authoritative research guides.  There are many guides on various aspects of Latin America and Spain.


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Wiley Online Library

These reference works are available through Wiley Online Library (click Wiley Online above): 

  • 100 Years of Spanish Cinema
  • A Companion to Luis Buñuel
  • A Companion to Pedro Almodóvar
  • A Companion to Spanish Cinema

Oxford Reference

These reference works are available through Oxford Reference (click Oxford Reference above):

  • The Oxford Encyclopedia of Mesoamerican Culture
  • A Dictionary of Critical Theory
  • The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms
  • Oxford Encyclopedia of Latinos and Latinos in the United States
  • A Dictionary of Film Studies
  • The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages

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Credo General Reference

These reference works are available through Credo (click Credo General Reference above):

  • Encyclopedia of Mexico: History, Society & Culture
  • Mexico: An Encyclopedia of Contemporary Culture and History
  • Concise Encyclopedia of Latin American Literature
  • Encyclopedia of Latin American and Caribbean Literature, 1900-2003
  • A Companion to Hispanic Studies
  • Companion to Latin American Studies
  • Iberia & the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History
  • Pop Culture Latin America! Media, Arts and Lifestyle
  • Greenwood Encyclopedia of Latino Literature

Literary Theory:

  • Critical Terms for Literary Study
  • Dictionary of Literary Symbols
  • Encyclopedia of Literary and Cultural Theory
  • Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature
  • Encyclopedia of World Literature in the 20th Century
  • A History of Feminist Literary Criticism
  • Key Terms in Literary Theory
  • Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics

Blackwell Reference Online

These reference works are available through Blackwell (click Blackwell Reference Online above):

  • A Companion to Border Studies.  Edited by: Thomas M. Wilson and Hastings Donnan
  • A Companion to Latin American Literature and Culture.  Edited by: Sara Castro-Klaren
  • A Companion to Latin American History.  Edited by: Thomas H. Holloway
  • A Companion to Mexican History and Culture.  Edited by: William H. Beezley

Literary Theory:

  • A Concise Companion to Feminist Theory.  Edited by: Mary Eagleton
  • Dictionary of Cultural and Critical Theory.  Edited by: Michael Payne
  • Companion to Digital Humanities.  Edited by: Susan Schreibman, Ray Siemens, and John Unsworth
  • A Concise Companion to Modernism.  Edited by: David Bradshaw
  • A Companion to Modernist Literature and Culture.  Edited by: David Bradshaw and Kevin J.H. Dettmar
  • A Companion to Narrative Theory.  Edited by: James Phelan and Peter J. Rabinowitz
  • A Companion to the Philosophy of Literature.   Edited by: Garry L. Hagberg and Walter Jost
  • A Companion to Poetic Genre.  Edited by: Erick Martiny


  • A Companion to Spanish Cinema.  Edited by: Jo Labanyi and Tatjana Pavlović
  • A Companion to Film Theory.  Edited by: Toby Miller and Robert Stam
  • A Companion to Literature and Film. Edited by: Robert Stam and Alessandra Raengo
  • A Companion to Literature, Film and Adaption.  Edited by: Deborah Cartmell


  • The Handbook of Hispanic Linguistics.  Edited by: José Ignacio Hualde, Antxon Olarrea and Erin O'Rourke
  • The Handbook of Hispanic Sociolinguistics.  Edited by: Manuel Díaz-Campos
  • The Handbook of Bilingualism.  Edited by: Tej K. Bhatia and William C. Ritchie
  • The Handbook of Discourse Analysis.  Edited by: Deborah Schiffrin, Deborah Tannen and Heidi E. Hamilton
  • The Handbook of Historical Linguistics.  Edited by: Brian D. Joseph and Richard D. Janda