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Portuguese/Brazilian Literature and Cultural Studies: Online Reference Sources

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

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Oxford Reference

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

  • A Dictionary of Critical Theory
  • The Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms
  • 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):

  • 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

 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 Latin American Literature and Culture.  Edited by: Sara Castro-Klaren
  • A Companion to Latin American History.  Edited by: Thomas H. Holloway

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 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 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