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LALIS 475: Women and Writing in Latin America: Books

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Using the Library Catalog


The first place to check for books on your topic is the  Library Catalog .  Here are some quick tips for effective catalog searches:

If you are looking for books by a writer, use the Author search (last name first).

If you want books about an author, use the Subject Heading Browse search (last name first).

Here are some subject headings you may find useful:

 Latin American literature--Women authors--History and criticism.

Latin American literature--19th century--History and criticism.

Latin American literature--Women authors.

Latin American literature--19th century.

Women and literature--Latin America

Women--Latin America--Intellectual life.

Spanish American literature--Women authors--History and criticism

Central American fiction--Women authors--History and criticism

 Literature and society--Latin America 

 Spanish American literature--20th century--History and criticism

 Body image in literature

Self in literature

Human body in literature

You can substitute the names of specific countries for "Latin America" to get more focused books,  For example:

Brazilian fiction--Women authors--History and criticism.

    Of course, you can also use keyword searches, including author names.