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Literature of the Americas - Oakland Campus: Quotations

A guide to assist with resources for assignments in ENGLIT 0573: Literature of the Americas with Dr. Shalini Puri.

Databases: Newspaper Resources

Databases: General Reference Resources

Library of Congress Digital Collection

Quotation Books: Online

For these online texts, feel free to search the texts using the "Search Document" feature.  Once you type in a keyword, the word will be highlighted throughout the text. 

Keywords to try inclue:

  • Mexico; Mexican
  • Cuba
  • Brazil
  • South America

For example, if you search for "Mexico" in The American Heritage Dictionary of American Quotations, you will find this result:  Poor Mexico! So far from God and so close to the United States.
—Porfirio Díaz, attributed, in John S. D. Eisenhower, The U.S. War with Mexico, 1846-1848 [1989]

Quotation Books: Print