New Resource: SUR, 1931-1991

The UIUC Library now has full-text access to the complete run of SUR, 1931-1991. SUR, one of the most important and influential literary magazines published in Latin America in the twentieth century, is now available as a full-text searchable, digital archive. SUR, 1931-1991 contains images of the complete run of the magazine — including covers, photographs and advertisements — with an interface in both Spanish and English. Founded in 1931 by Argentine intellectual Victoria Ocampa, SUR is well known throughout the Americas and Europe for featuring writings from some of the best known figures in literature, philosophy, history and the arts. The magazine contained contributions from Virginia Woolf, Jean-Paul Satre, Jorge Luis Borges and many others as well as Ocampo’s own social commentary on political, governmental and economic affairs.This important literary title featuring the century’s principal authors and intellectuals is vital for historical research on all aspects of 20th century life.
To access the database, go to the Library Catalog record at and enter through the link “Online Access”.

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