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Portuguese/Brazilian Literature and Cultural Studies: Finding Books at Yale

Resources for the study of Luso-Brazilian literature and culture.

 

 

Reference Works

 

Enciclopédia de literatura brasileira. 2 vols.  2001  (PQ 9506 .E53 2001+ Oversize - SML)  

Dicionário literário brasileiro. 1978.  (PQ9506 M45 1978+ Oversize - LFS) 

Dicionário de literatura: literatura portuguesa, literatura brasileira, literatura galega, estilística literária.  5 vols.  1994. 
(PQ9006 C63 1994 - Starr Reference Room)

Cambridge History of Latin American Literature.  Vol. 3, Brazilian literature.  Online book.

 

How to Find Books at Yale University Library

  • Orbis - Yale University Library Catalog

Finding Books Outside of Yale University Library

Subject Headings

By country and period:

  • Brazilian literature--20th century
  • Portuguese literature--16th century--History and criticism

By genre:

  • Brazilian poetry
  • Portuguese fiction
  • Brazilian drama
  • Theater--Brazil
  • Visual poetry, Brazilian
  • Latin American essays
  • Chapbooks, Brazilian
  • Novel
  • Drama
  • Popular literature
  • Fiction
  • Fairy tales
  • Poetry--Portugal
  • Prose literature
  • Comic books, strips
  • Motion pictures--Brazil

By movement:

  • Romanticism
  • Baroque

By individual author's name:

  • Rosa, João Guimarães
  • Telles, Lygia Fagundes

By individual literary work:

  • Camões, Luís de, 1524?-1580. Lusíadas.

Thematic:

  • Plots
  • Semiotics and literature
  • Women and literature
  • Intertextuality
  • Brazil in literature
  • Doubles in literature
  • Satires
  • Coplas

Background information:

  • Brazil--Social Life and Customs
  • Portugual--Civilization
  • Portugal--Intellectual Life-19th century