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Spanish and Portuguese Language, Literature, and Film

Research guide to Peninsular (Spain and Portugal), Latin American, and Caribbean language, literature, and film

Literatures of Spain and Portugal: Best of the Web

The following are among the best websites for retrieving scholarly resources about Spanish language and literature.

Spanish-Only Ebook Collections

Latin American Literatures: UT-LANIC


The Latin American Network Information Center, University of Texas at Austin, is probably the most useful directory for finding scholarly resources from and about Latin America. Highly recommended is LANIC's list of Literature Resources.

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Fiction Finder logo

FictionFinder by OCLC Research is a tool that lets users find works of fiction including novels, short stories, dramas, and comics by genres, characters (real and fictional), settings (real and imaginary), and literary awards -- in addition to the usual author, title, ISBN, and subject searches.

Browse the database for these genres:

  • Mexican drama
  • Mexican fiction
  • Short stories, Mexican
  • Short stories, Spain
  • Spanish fiction

Browse the database for these settings:

  • Argentina
  • Brazil - [state name]
  • Caribbean Area
  • Latin America
  • Mexico - [state name]
  • Peru
  • Portugal
  • South America
  • Spain - [autonomous community name]
  • [various Latin American country names]