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Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures: Literary Dictionaries

A guide for those interested in Spanish and Portuguese language and literature.

Literary Dictionaries

Print Sources

  • Altisent, Martha Eulalia. Twentieth-century Spanish fiction writers. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, c2006.

  • Bleiberg, Germán, Maureen Ihrie, and Janet Pérez. Dictionary of the Literature of the Iberian Peninsula. 2 vols. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1993. Covers Catalonian, Galician, Portuguese and Spanish literature from the tenth century to the mid-1980's. The articles are signed. Bibliographies include primary texts, English translations, and criticism. 
  • Gullón, Ricardo, ed. Diccionario de literatura española e hispanoamericana. 2 vols. Madrid: Alianza, 1993. Covers Spanish literature of Spain and Latin America from the Middle Ages to the Twentieth Century. Limited to authors who write in Castilian. Includes a selection of articles on literary movements and terms. Bibliographies selectively list primary texts and criticism. All entries are signed.