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BIOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY OF HISPANIC LITERATURE IN THE UNITED STATES: THE LITERATURE OF PUERTO RICANS, CUBAN AMERICANS, AND OTHER HISPANIC WRITERS
PQ7420.2 K3 1989

     The literature of representative Hispanic writers whose work is read, studied, published and distributed in the United States and Puerto Rico.  Their work is grounded in the Hispanic communities in United States.

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CARIBBEAN WRITERS: A BIO-BIBLIOGRAPHICAL-CRITICAL ENCYCLOPEDIA
PN 849.C3 C3

     Capsule biographies on 2,100 writers, from or associated, with the English, French, and Spanish speaking islands, the Netherland Antilles, Surinam, and Belize.  A list of the authors, by country, preceeds the author entry sections. The biographical and critical entries are: Volume 1 (p.17) - Anglophone authors, Volume 2 (p.283) - Francophone authors, Volume 3 (p.561) - authors from the Netherlands Antilles and Surinam, and Volume 4 (p.629) - authors from Cuba, Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico.  Contains photographs and illustrations.

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CHICANO LITERATURE: A REFERENCE GUIDE
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PS 153.M4 C46 1985

     Mexican American literature, written since 1848, by authors who have become citizens of the United States or who were born here and are of Mexican descent.

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HISPANIC WRITERS: A SELECTION OF SKETCHES FROM CONTEMPORARY AUTHORS.
PQ 7081.3 .H58 1991

     Over 400 biographical entries of Hispanic writers of the 20th century.  The majority of the authors are from Central and South America, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Cuba, and the United States.  Eight authors from Spain have been included because of their impact on literature in the New World.  Entries taken from Contemporary Authors series, published by Gale, were updated and the other 250 plus author entries are new and were completed for this volume.

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SPANISH AMERICAN AUTHORS : THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
PQ 7081.3 F 57 1992

     Over 300 representative writers from Puerto Rico, the Caribbean, and Central and South America. This text includes writers such as Jorge Luis Borges, Manuel del Cabral, Lydia Cabrera, Miguel Angel Asturias, and Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

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SELECTED BLACK AMERICAN, AFRICAN, AND CARIBBEAN AUTHORS: A BIO-BIBLIOGRAPHY
PS 153.N5 P33 1985

     Biographies and literary work of 632 authors from the United States, the Caribbean, and Africa. Includes African American authors from the 18th century to the present.  This work includes authors such as Alice Childress, Pauli Murray,  Rosa Guy, Langston Hughes, Efua T.M. Sutherland, Lonne Elder III, Eustace E.R. Braithwaite, and Amos Tutuola.

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FIFTY CARIBBEAN WRITERS: A BIO-BIBLIOGRAPHICAL-CRITICAL SOURCEBOOK
PR 9205.A52 F54 1986

     Critical evaluation of the work of each of the 50 writers from the 18th century to the present.  The authors are from Antigua, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Guyana, Jamaica, Panama, St. Lucia, and Trinidad. 

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LATIN  AMERICAN WRITERS
(3 vols.)
PQ 7081. A1 L37 1989

     This set features 176 writers from the 16th century to the present.  The countries with which the authors are associated are Brazil, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica,Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Savador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, and Venezuela.  A list of the authors by country is given in volume two.  The index to the set is in volume two.

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MODERN LATIN AMERICAN LITERATURE
(2 vols.)
PQ7081.F63 1975

     Critical portraits of 137 authors whose work helped to build and develop Latin American literature.  The authors are from Argentina, Boliva, Brazil, Chile, Columbia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, and Venezuela.  Volumes 1 and 2 contain a list of the authors by name and by country.
 

CITING REPRINTED OR EXCERPTED MATERIAL

     When writing papers, students who quote directly from a collection of reprinted essays should use one of these formats in a bibliography:

     Daiches, David.  (1939, June).  W.H. Auden: The search for a public.  Poetry, pp.148-56      Excerpted and reprinted in Poetry Criticism, (1990, 1 , 7-9).  Detroit: Gale.

     Annas, Pamela.  (1998). A disturbance in mirrors: The poetry of Sylvia Plath.  New York: Greenwood.  Excerpted and reprinted in Poetry Criticism, (1990, 1 , 410-414).

 

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