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Chicana/o and Latina/o Literature

Context and Background

Depending on your topic, you may need to find some background information on an author, a literary movement, a historical period, or a place. Many different kinds of sources can help you find this kind of information. In addition to OneSearch, these online databases might be helpful. 

Online Databases

These databases contain lots of useful information. Literature Online especially is a great source for learning more about authors and literary movements.