Latino Literature

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Description

Latino Literature includes creative works by Latino authors: novels, works of poetry, drama, materials relating to dramatic productions such as playbills, production stills and audio files, as well a small amount of miscellaneous nonfiction. All works are reproduced in their entirety. The contents can be browsed or searched, or the drama collection can be searched by itself with a larger number of advanced search features. Users can also search for theater companies that have produced the works of drama included the database, and even for works containing characters based on particular people. The database includes a large number of previously unpublished works collected directly from the authors, making it a particularly rich resource for scholars of Latino/a and Latin American literature and culture.

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Dates covered

The bulk of the material dates from 1960 to the present, however there is scattered coverage dating back to 1872.

Updating frequency

Bi-weekly.

Sources

Previously published novels, poetry, drama and short story anthologies. Previously unpublished materials acquired from the authors and theater companies.

Type of coverage

Original works-fiction, non-fiction, poetry, drama, some music and images. Ephemera relating to dramatic productions.

Print counterpart or
related resources

None.

Producer/content provider

Alexander Street Press

Vendor/electronic presentation provider

Alexander Street Press