RESOURCES FOR SPANISH LITERATURE:

GETTING STARTED


Need to know something about a Spanish or Latin American author, or literary movement, or literary term?
Look in
Diccionario de literatura espanola. German Bleiberg and Julian Marias, eds. 3d ed. Madrid, Revista de Occidente, 1964.
Ref. PQ6006 .D5 1964

Need to know what a particular word meant in different times in history?
Look in
Corominas, Juan. Diccionario crítico etimológico de la lengua Castellana. 4 vols. Berne, Switzerland : Francke, 1954.
Ref. PC4580.C61

Cejador y Frauca, Julio. Vocabulario medieval castellano. New York, Las Américas Pub. Co., 1968.
Ref. PC4715.Z5C4 1929a

Need to know if the Library has a book about a particular author?
Look in

IRISthe Rutgers Online Catalog. Enter the Author's Last Name, First Name as the SEARCH TERM then pick Subject as the SEARCH TYPE.

Need to know if the Library has a book about a particular work of literature?
Look in

IRISthe Rutgers Online Catalog. Enter the Title of the work (and the Author's last name if it's a very common title) as the SEARCH TERM then pick Subject as the SEARCH TYPE.

Need to know where to find literary criticism on a particular topic or work of literature?
Look in

Moseley, William W. Spanish literature, 1500-1700 : a bibliography of Golden Age studies in Spanish and English, 1925-1980 / compiled by William W. Moseley, Glenroy Emmons, and Marilyn C. Emmons. Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, c1984.
Literary Criticism Shelf #3

Need to find more recent literary criticism on a particular topic or work of literature?
Look in

MLA the MLA International Bibliography. MLA indexes critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics and folklore. Coverage includes journal articles, series, monographs, dissertations, bibliographies, proceedings and other materials from 1963 to the present.

To Search MLA

At Keyword or phrase: Enter the topic or keywords from the title of the work that you are interested in, e.g., "picaresque and cervantes," or "noche oscura."

To Get to the Article

  • •When you look at the Complete Record for a citation, does the "Source" list a journal title, volume, date, and pages? For example,
  • Source

    Edad de Oro. 15(-):9-23. 1996 Spring. Madrid, Spain.

If so, this is an article that appeared in a journal. You will need to look the title of the journal up in IRIS to find out if the Rutgers Libraries own this journal.

If so, this is an article that appeared in a book. You will need to look the title of the book up in IRIS to find out if the Rutgers Libraries own this book.


Questions? Comments?
Natalie Borisovets (natalieb@andromeda.rutgers.edu)
November 16, 1998