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Spanish and Portuguese Languages and Literatures

An overview of resources for research on Iberian and Latin American languages, literatures, and cultures.


General Bibliographies

Bibliographies on Specific Subjects

To find more bibliographies like these on other subjects, use relevant search terms for the topic you are interested in and be sure to include the term "bibliography" in your catalog search.

Bibliographies of Bibliographies

The following items are comprehensive guides to general bibliographies on Spanish and Portuguese literature. They also include guides to libraries and collections, translations, periodical literature and theses.

Literary and Cultural Studies Dictionaries

Literary and Cultural Histories

General Reference Collections

Cambridge Core:

Cambridge Core: Provides access to all Cambridge University digital content, including the Cambridge Companions Online series and the Cambridge Histories series. Each series can be searched separately on its respective platform or via the general Cambridge Core platform. The series present a diverse collection of guides to scholarship on writers, philosophers and artists, cultural movements, fields of cultural production, and histories of national literatures. Titles include The Literature of Al-AndalusThe Cambridge History of Spanish LiteratureThe Cambridge History of Latin American LiteratureThe Cambridge Companion to Cervantes, The Cambridge Companion to Modern Spanish Culture, The Cambridge Companion to Modern Latin American Culture, and many others.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library: Includes the Twayne's Authors Series (with volumes on major writers and texts from Spain, Portugal and Latin America), the Encyclopedia of World Biography, the Gale Contextual Encyclopedia of World Literature, the Reference Guide to World Literature, entries on Spanish and Portuguese literature in the Encyclopaedia Judaica, etc.

Histories of Iberian and Latin American Literature and Culture (selection)

For a comprehensive list of literary and cultural histories, consult recent bibliographies in the field, including titles and resources listed in the first section of this page.