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Latino Literature

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Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus) Database available to authorized IU Bloomington users (on or off campus)
Alexander Street Press
Alexander Street Press
Mostly 1960s to present; selected materials from 19th-century are included.

Latino Literature (LALI) contains approximately 48 plays and 13,000 pages of prose and poetry by Chicano, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican and other Latin writers working in the United States. When complete this database will include 100,000 pages of fiction and poetry and 450 plays. The vast majority of the materials are from the Chicano Renaissance to the present. About 30% of the database is previously unpublished or rare materials.

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Unlimited Simultaneous users
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Print-only copy permitted
Resource Advocate:
Gonzalez, Luis
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IUB Library Subjects:
  • Latino Studies
  • Chicano Riqueño Studies
  • Spanish and Portuguese
  • Comparative Literature
  • Latin American and Caribbean Studies
  • American Studies
  • English and American Language and Literature

Library of Congress Subjects:

Mexican American literature (Spanish) -- Databases.
American literature -- Mexican American authors -- Databases.
Hispanic American literature (Spanish) -- Databases.
Latin American literature -- Databases.
Spanish American literature -- Databases.