Spanish Literature

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Cambridge history of Spanish literature (online in Cambridge Histories Online)

Cambridge history of Latin American literature (online in Cambridge Histories Online)

The Oxford companion to Spanish literature (Ref 860.3 Ox2)

Spanish and Portuguese literatures and their times (the Iberian peninsula) (Ref 860.9 M855s)

Encyclopedia of Latin American literature  (Ref 860.9 Sm67)

Encyclopedia of Latin American and Caribbean literature, 1900-2003 (Ref 860.9 B192)

Latin American literature and its times (Ref 860.9 M855)

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Spanish dramatists of the Golden Age: a bio-bibliographical sourcebook (Ref 862.3 P227)

Twentieth-century Spanish poets (Ref 861.6 P544a)

European Writers (Ref 809 J139) 14 vols.

Hispanic writers: a selection of sketches from Contemporary authors (Ref 860.9 R952 and Ref 860.9 R952a)

Diccionario de escritores hispanoamericanos: del siglo XVI al siglo XX (Ref 860.9 AL142)

Latin American writers (Ref 860.9 So43 and Ref 860.9 So43a)

Modern Latin-American fiction writers (Ref 860.9 L968 and Ref 860.0 L968a)

Spanish American authors: the twentieth century (Ref 860.9 F663)

Spanish American women writers: a bio-bibliographical source book (Ref 860.9 M3662)

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.7  (21st century)


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