Welcome! This course guide has been created to assist you with finding library resources related to your final research paper for Identity in South America. Please feel free to contact me at any point throughout the research process if you need help.
For this research paper, you will need to include one or more of the works you've read in class (primary sources), as well as a minimum of three works of literary or cultural criticism (secondary sources). These three secondary sources can be scholarly books or peer-reviewed journal articles.
You may also want to find background information on your topic. Encyclopedias, reference manuals, and newspapers are helpful for this and should be cited in your final paper if you use them but they do not count towards your three secondary sources.
A growing full text collection of scholarly journals in the humanities and social sciences. Most titles only include backfiles (some as far back as the early 1800s), with only some current content. Also includes university press ebooks.
Provides access to resources owned by the Claremont Colleges Library, and to millions of resources from libraries worldwide that we do not own. In addition to physical materials housed in the library, Library Search also provides access to online sources (e-books, articles, dissertations, and streaming video and audio).
The Cambridge History of Latin American Literature is by far the most comprehensive work of its kind ever written. Its three volumes cover the whole sweep of Latin American literature (including Brazilian) from pre-Columbian times to the present, and contain chapters on Latin American writing in the USA.