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SPAN 308: Masculinities in Medieval and Golden Age Spanish Literature


This guide offers some useful starting places and strategies for your research. Don't hesitate to contact me for help navigating these resources or finding, evaluating, or citing sources for your research topics. I'm happy to work with you on any aspect of the research process!

Karen Storz, Research & Instruction Librarian

Find Background & Overviews

Specialized encyclopedias, handbooks, companions, and other reference works can be good starting places for getting an overview of a topic, definitions of key terms, vocabulary for searching, and suggestions for further reading. The following databases allow you to search across multiple reference works at once. 

Selected Reference Works

You can find the following print books in the Reference section on the second floor of Clapp Library. Ask someone at the Service Desk, if you need help finding anything!

  • Encyclopedia of the Middle Ages - Clapp Reference D114 .E53 2000
  • Encyclopedia of the Medieval World - Clapp Reference D114 .E55 2005
  • Encyclopedia of Homosexuality - Clapp Reference HQ 76.25 .E53 1990
  • Spanish Writers on Gay and Lesbian Themes : A Bio-Critical Sourcebook - Clapp Reference PQ6046.S49 S66 1999
  • The Feminist Encyclopedia of Spanish Literature Clapp Reference PQ6055 .F46 2002
  • Spanish Dramatists of the Golden Age - Clapp Reference PQ6051 .S63 1998
  • Cambridge History of Spanish Literature - Clapp Reference PQ6033 .C36 2004

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