|LITERATURE IN THE FRENCH
GUIDE TO ON-LINE TEXTS AND VIRTUAL LIBRARIES
ABU - L'Association
an alphabetical list by author of many classical French writers whose
works are available on-line.
Authors and Texts
Swiss-based site offers links to French literature in general as well
as Francophone Swiss
authors. There is an alphabetical index to on-line texts and
Designed as a guide for students to frequently read authors, this web
site offers background information about authors and their works.
Literature on-line/Littérature française en-ligne
links on this page to history of French literature, literary criticism
as well as
full text and virtual libraries.
genre and theme, this site provides excellent access points to on-line
FRANCOPHONE LITERATURE OUTSIDE OF FRANCE
historique de la naissance de la littérature francophone
This page offers a brief essay on the development of
écrivains et littérature africaine
This web site is dedicated to Francophone literature in Africa,
particularly women writers. You will find biographical
information, reviews, interviews, and some previously unpublished
orale et écrite des
web site is dedicate to French literature "d'outre mer." The
geographical coverage includes the Caribbean, Polynesia, and the Indian
web sites are dedicated to Francophone literature from Quebec; they
provide a good overview including some selections of prose and
FRENCH LITERATURE BY GENRE, PERIOD, AND
The points of
access to this site are exceptional; you may search by author, title,
and verse. There are sound files attached to some of the poems in this
on-line anthology which covers the period from the Renaissance to the
early twentieth century.
ressources sur la littérature française contemporaine
This web site offers links to biographical information, unpublished
works, and literary criticism of contemporary French authors.
au Moyen âge
The attractive layout of this web site provides images of medieval
Europe along with some full text readings.
its title promises, this web site offers links to full text of the
works of Molière as well as biographical information and
Voltaire Foundation (Oxford University)
restricted to Voltaire, this site contains information and texts on
major eighteenth century French authors.
IN THE SPANISH LANGUAGE
GUIDE TO ON-LINE TEXTS AND VIRTUAL LIBRARIES
Miguel de Cervantes
The holdings of this virtual library are extensive and include both
Spanish American and Peninsular Literature. Many of the well
known editions of older works are included here and provide the reader
with the glosses
and notes published in the original, authoritative editions.
Biblioteca Virtual (Banco de
la República, Colombia)
strength is Colombian literature. The home page has an internal
search engine to look for authors or titles.
This web site provides access to online texts in Spanish for
international authors as well as those from Spanish speaking countries.
also a section dedicated to juvenile literature in Spanish (both
This virtual library
from Venezuela offers many on-line texts including literature, essays
and some historical texts.
from Puerto Rico contains a good online collection of short stories
including translations to Spanish of other national literatures.
Language and Literature Web
provides links to electronic texts, literary criticism and gateways to
other webs dedicated
to Spanish literature.
de Crítica y Literatura en Lengua Española
to the latest numbers of the journal in full text, this site offers
links to Spanish literary texts on-line and other sources of literary
la Lengua Española
there are a few non-functioning links on this site, it remains a
of links to Spanish language literature on the web encompassing both
and Latin America.
TO BOOK REVIEWS/CURRENT LITERATURE
MOVEMENTS AND GENRES
chronologically, this site offers access to Spanish language poetry by
author and first lines. There is also information on Spanish metrics
(Association for Hispanic Classical Theater, Inc)
The focus of
this site is primarily Golden Age drama but it does include some
century dramatists as well. There are links to ongoing research,
texts, and web pages on related topics.
Proyecto Cervantes 2001
author-centered site offers bibliographical information, literary
criticism, full texts, and
links to related webs.
Proyecto Ensayo Hispánico
comprehensive web site treats the genre of the essay in both Spain and
Spanish America. There is an anthology of texts in addition to general
information about the genre.
LITERATURES OF SPAIN AND SPANISH AMERICA
This web site
is dedicated to literature of the Middle Ages in the Iberian
It includes texts in Catalan as well as Castilian and other
of Ibero-Romance. There is also a link to the journal LEMIR which
articles on medieval and renaissance literature.
This web site provides many links to other web sites
dedicate to Spanish baroque literature.
completas de Federico García Lorca
This web site offers the complete text to one of the most popular
authors of the Generation of 1927.
Historia de la Literatura Argentina
organized site for Argentina literature, these pages cover five
chronological periods beginning in 1810 and ending in 1990.
argentina: escritores clásicos y sus obras
Here are full
texts of predictable classics such as Martín Fierro.
offers summaries of major contemporary authors including lists of major
works, literary criticism and interviews.
A history of
Bolivian poetry with links to samples of authors' works is offered at
There are links
authors from this site and coverage of several literary genres.
This web page
offers many links to individual authors, genres, and history of
Retablo de literatura
contemporary authors are represented on this web site. The
individual author pages include critical material as well as
Nobel de Literatura
from the University of Chile is dedicated to Chile's internationally
acclaimed poets: Gabriela Mistral and Pablo Neruda. Both
linked sites are
extensive in coverage including biographical and bibliographical
material as well as an anthology of texts.
de la poesía colombiana
This web site is part of the virtual library sponsored by the Banco de
la República. The anthology covers the colonial period to
This page from the Centro Virtual Cervantes is dedicated to the
Colombian author. There is a wealth of biographical information
as well as bibliographical cards for each of his major works with
background information on the publication of the work and a summary of
García Márquez: un colombiano universal
This BBC program in Spanish includes interviews with the Colombian
author about his childhood, the inspiration for his literary works, and
This web site offers links to individual Colombian authors as well as
links to other pages on Colombian literature.
colombiana (Jaime Alejandro Rodríguez Ruiz)
Designed for an online course at the Universidad Javeriana in
Bogotá this web site offers excellent critical materials as well
as selections from Colombian novelists.
This is a page from sololiteratura.com. It includes links to
individual authors from an alphabetical list and links to major
newspapers that offer book reviews. Many of the author links do
This anthology of 20th century poets contains many from Costa Rica.
Casa de las Américas
This web site is a portal not only to Cuban literature and culture but
provides news items and reviews of books, cinema, and other artistic
manifestations for Latin America as well.
This web site provides access to literary reviews and information on
contemporary Cuban authors as well as pages dedicates to a
retrospective view of Cuban literature.
literatura cubana contemporánea o el "boom" cubano
The focus of
this web site is contemporary Cuban literature, including the literary
production of Cuban authors in exile.
There are links to many individual authors on this page as well as
links to history and overviews of Cuban literature.
This web site offers information and selections from the latest
Dominican writers as well as a historical overview of Dominican
Increased immigration to the United States from the Dominican Republic
has spurred interest in the literature of this country both from
living in the Dominican Republic and authors in exile.
This web page offers links to individual authors, literary criticism,
and literary history related to Ecuador.
de la literatura ecuatoriana del siglo XX y comienzos del XXI
This web site is dedicated to contemporary Ecuadoran literature and
offers background information as well as links to individual authors.
básica de literatura salvadoreña
site mirrors the publishing efforts of the Consejo Nacional de
Cultura y Arte to disseminate Salvadoran literature.
site to Guatemalan literature, this web offers active links to many
Guatemalan authors. The links have a portait of the author and a
This "official" site
for Honduras has a very brief overview of major literary currents.
David Moya Posas
Dedicated to the
Honduran poet David Moya Posas, these pages offer complete text to many
Nexos: Revista mensual mexicana de
ensayos, análisis y opinión
As the title
indicates, this monthly review covers many topics including
contemporary Mexican literature.
Foro Virtual de
comprehensive guide to Mexican literature, this site includes a
dictionary of authors and anthology.
de poesía [mexicana]
A brief history and
anthology of Mexican poets is part of a site dedicated to Mexican
manifestions maintained by the Instituto Technológico de
This is a recent
interview with the contemporary and politically attuned poet Giaconda
Nicaragua: Las mujeres nicaragüenses en la poesía
The emphasis on
feminine authors makes this a unique site. Brief biographies and
poetry are included.
Autores: Páginas y Revistas
construction (i.e. soliciting information), this site demonstrates the
paucity of material available for some national literatures. For
Panamanian literature, before the twentieth century it may be possible
to locate information under Colombia.
la literatura paraguaya
construction, this site offers a brief introduction to the literature
of Paraguay and biographical information about major authors.
As with other web pages in this series, there are links to individual
authors, literary history and criticism.
virtual de Puerto Rico
Offers coverage of literature as well as many other topics.
This page offers a history of Uruguayan literature and links to
authors, Mario Benedetti and Eduardo Galeano, are featured on this page.
de literatura venezolana
On this web page you will find links to individual authors, history of
Venezuelan literature, and pages dedicated to specific literary
such as modernismo and realismo mágico.
Sonia Ramírez Wohlmuth, Instructor
University of South Florida
Last updated: 28 September 2009