Also called Recovering the U.S. Hispanic Literary Heritage Project, this database is a "collection of historical content pertaining to U.S. Hispanic history, literature and culture." Series 1 begins with written materials from colonial times to 1960.
Latino Literature (LALI) contains over 450 plays more than 100,000 pages of prose and poetry by hundreds of Chicano, Cuban, Puerto Rican, Dominican and other Latino writers working in the United States. 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 About 30% of the database is previously unpublished or rare materials. Some materials are in English; others in Spanish.
Call no.: E184 S75 A795 2007 Langson Library Reference More than a dictionary, the encyclopedia-length entries define and discuss such terms as Blowouts/Walkouts, Hispanidad/Hispanismo, Magical Realism, Mestizaje, Subaltern, Syncretism, and Zoot Suiters--all in alphabetical order.