Subject Guides

French Literature

The Cambridge history of French literature (in Cambridge Histories Online)

The New Oxford companion to literature in French (840.3 F844)

A short history of French literature (840.9 K180 and online in ebrary)

Reference guide to world literature (Ref 809 P373 and online in GVRL)

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About Authors

European Writers (Ref 809 J139) 14 vols.

French Women Writers: A Bio-bibliographical Source Book (Ref 840.3 Sa77)


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Authors, French

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these numbers can be subdivided by chronological periods:

.2 (1400-1499) 
.3 (1500-1599) 
.4 (1600-1715) 
.5 (1715-1789) 
.6 (1789-1815) 
.7 (1815-1848) 
.8 (1848-1899)
.91 (20th century)
.92 (21st century)

About criticism

Johns Hopkins guide to literary theory & criticism

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Texts in French

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Texts online

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Online access to more than 150,000 full-text works including poetry, short fiction, novels, essays, plays, and speeches; more than 800,000 additional citations for poetical works published in collections. LitFinder also includes biographical essays, topic overviews, work overviews, photographs, and a glossary. More than 80,000 authors are represented, from hundreds of nationalities and genres.

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Index to poetry in anthologies, including full-text and excerpts of poems

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