Proyecto Sherezade

Proyecto Sherezade is an online, Spanish-language literary magazine that describes itself as a publisher of “cuentos de autores de todo el mundo de habla hispana [stories by authors from the enire Spanish speaking world].” Proyecto Sherezade began in 1996 is an affiliate of the University of Manitoba.

The website features new stories monthly and old stories are available in the site’s archives. There is a special collection of stories for students learning Spanish and ten stories recorded in an mp3 format for visitors to download. The site also contains a page with links to teaching materials and information about submissions.

This site is an excellent resources for students of Spanish and librarians and teachers wishing to connect Spanish learners and speakers with new literature.

Published in: on December 2, 2007 at 8:04 pm  Leave a Comment  
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Las Culturas: Literature,com_weblinks/catid,143/Itemid,36/

The link takes visitors to the Las Culturas website, an excellent and frequently updated web portal and index of all things Chicana/o or Latin American in the United States. The link above goes specifically to the Literature page on the Las Culturas site, which is an excellent collection of weblinks related to Latin American literary online resources, including publishers, Hispanic literary magazines, poets’ groups, online book sites, biblotecas virtual (virtual libraries) and sites for Latin American writers and readers.

This index page is a good resource for librarians helping patrons find information about various aspects of the Latin American literary scene on the Web. The page is also recommended for readers and fans of Latin American writing looking for new ideas about what to read!

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Mexican and Latin American Literature: Selected Sources

This website is a pathfinder designed by Laura M. Boyer, a librarian at California State University, Stanislas. Though the site is designed by a librarian from a specific school, most of the resources listed are web-based and useful for all researchers and readers. Resources are divided into categories that include: Mexican Literature, Indigenous Literature, Latin American Literature, Individual Authors and Electronic Journals.

This website can be useful to students studying Latin American Literature and teachers and librarians wishing to become familiar with some of the resources available to them.

Published in: on December 1, 2007 at 7:01 pm  Leave a Comment