French Language & Literature: Major Resources
Important French encyclopedia published from 1865-1890. Combines features of a dictionary and encyclopedia, with a substantial number of entries on literature and biography.
Bibliothèque nationale de France digital library of texts and images from the Middle Ages to the early 20th century. Although the emphasis is on Francophone culture, classic works from other countries are also available, in their original language or in translation. Choose the Recherche button to search the collection by title, author, subject or keyword.
Database containing biographical information on authors as well as literary criticism, book reviews, and plot summaries.
Collection of bilingual dictionaries (Spanish-English, English-French, etc.) from Oxford University Press.
Collection of digitized French resources. Includes FRANTEXT, a database of literary, philosophical, scientific and technical texts from the 12th through the 20th centuries, as well as digitized versions of important 18th century French encyclopedia and dictionaries.
Index of scholarly articles, edited books, and dissertations on literature, languages, film studies and folklore. Includes MLA Directory of Periodicals, which provides detailed information on periodicals covering literature and languages. You can also search MLA International Bibliography through the ProQuest interface.