Portuguese and Lusophone Studies

Finding Books

The main Portuguese Language and Literature collections are found on D-level at MSEL under the following call numbers:

  • PJ (Compact shelving): Books on Portuguese language and literature, cataloged before 7/96.
  • PC 5001-5498 (Blue Label Section): Books on Portuguese language cataloged after 7/96.
  • PQ 9000-9999 (Blue Label Section): Books on Portuguese literature cataloged after 7/96.

History is on B-level:

  • Portugal History: Call Number range: DP 501-900
  • Brazil History: F 2501-2659
  • Portuguese-speaking West Africa: DT 591-615.9

Literary Guides

Digital Library of Portuguese-Language Literatures (Biblioteca Digital de Literaturas de Língua Portuguesa) (online)

Dicionário de literatura : literatura portuguesa, literatura brasileira, literatura galega, estilística literária (Porto [Portugal] : M. Figueirinhas, 1997; print)

Cambridge History of Latin American Literature: Volume 3: Brazilian Literature (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008; online)

Portuguese language and Luso-Brazilian literature : an annotated guide to selected reference works (New York, N.Y. : Modern Language Association of America, 1989; print)

Dicionário de autores no Brasil colonial (Lisboa : Colibri, 2003)

Portugal: Dicionário e Biográfico (ARQnet) (online)

African Lusophone Writers (Detroit : Gale Cengage Learning, 2012; online and print)

Luís de Camões (From Oxford Bibliographies Online: Renaissance and Reformation)