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Honors Hispanic Studies: Isabel Allende: Home


Researching the Political and Social Context of Isabel Allende's Work

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NOTE: Due to ongoing intermittent internet access issues, these are primarily print resources.

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Print Reference Sources

There are a number of Reference sources containing information you may find useful. These can be found on top of the Reference shelving.
The sources below are just a sample:

Online Databases 
Article on Isabel Allende in Latin American Writers
Cortínez, Verónica. "Allende, Isabel (1942– )." Latin American Writers: Supplement 1, edited by Carlos A. Solé, Charles Scribner's Sons, 2002, pp. 1-13. Gale Literature: Scribner Writer Series, Accessed 15 Sept. 2023.

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