French Research Guide

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  • Reference
  • Primary Sources
  • Web
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  • MLA International Bibliography (1926 to present)
    Covers critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore.
  • Electronic Enlightenment (18th century)
    Full text of over 53,000 letters and documents from the best critical editions.
  • WorldCat
    Search thousands of library catalogs for books and more.
  • JSTOR
    Full-text backfiles of over one thousand leading academic journals across the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. (Alumni access)
  • Project Muse
    Online database of more than 200 journals from nonprofit publishers. (Alumni access)
Use these encyclopedias and reference works to get started on a topic.
Check out these resources first (also see the Primary Sources research guide).
  • Gallica
    The Bibliothèque nationale de France's digital library of French and francophone culture
  • French Revolution Digital Archive
    A collaboration between Stanford University Libraries and the Bibliothèque nationale de France, this digital archive includes two major components: parliamentary archives and images of the revolution.
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    The chivalric biography of Boucicaut, Jean II Le Meingre Frost Library; DC101.7.B6 L4813 2016

    Germaine de Staël : a political portrait (Fontana, Biancamaria, author.) Frost Library; DC146.S7 F58 2016

    The French Revolution and human rights : a brief history with documents Frost Library; DC158.8 .F6895 2016

    Recollections : the French Revolution of 1848 and its aftermath (Tocqueville, Alexis de, 1805-1859, author.) Frost Library; DC270 .T652 2016

    Queenship in medieval France, 1300-1500 (Gaude-Ferragu, Murielle, author.) Frost Library; DC36.7 .G3813 2016

    Le Modèle républicain Frost Library; DC369 .M555 1992

    Charlemagne (Fried, Johannes, author.) Frost Library; DC73 .F7513 2016

    Varieties of spoken French Frost Library; PC2074.7 .V368 2016

    Proensa : an anthology of troubadour poetry Frost Library; PC3365.E3 P7 2016

    Fairy tales for the disillusioned : enchanted stories from the French decadent tradition Frost Library; PQ1278 .F35 2016

    Exiles, travellers and vagabonds : rethinking mobility in Francophone women's writing Frost Library; PQ149 .E87 2016

    Genius envy : women shaping French poetic history, 1801-1900 (Paliyenko, Adrianna M., 1956-, author.) Frost Library; PQ149 .P35 2016

    The migrant text : making and marketing a global French literature (Xavier, Subha, 1975-, author.) Frost Library; PQ150.I48 .X38 2016

    Le roman de Thèbes : édition critique d'après le manuscrit A (BnF, fr. 375) Frost Library; PQ1533 .T5 2016

    The romance of Tristran by Beroul and Beroul II : a diplomatic edition and a critical edition (Béroul, active 12th century.) Frost Library; PQ1537.A2 S27 2015

    De la penitance Adam (Mansion, Colard, active 15th century, author.) Frost Library; PQ1571.M2 D4 2016

    Montaigne : a life (Desan, Philippe, author.) Frost Library; PQ1643 .D39513 2017

    The Oxford handbook of Montaigne Frost Library; PQ1643 .O69 2016

    Dictionnaire de Michel de Montaigne Frost Library; PQ1643.A3 D538 2016

    The woman priest : a translation of Sylvain Maréchal's novella, La femme abbé (Maréchal, Sylvain, 1750-1803, author.) Frost Library; PQ2001.M5 F413 2016

    The 120 days of Sodom, or, The School of Libertinage (Sade, marquis de, 1740-1814, author.) Frost Library; PQ2063.S3 A285 2016

    Les dégoûts de Voltaire : exploration d'une sensibilité complexe (Cotoni, Marie-Hélène, author.) Frost Library; PQ2122 .C686 2017

    Outsiders : the humanity and inhumanity of giants in medieval French prose romance (Huot, Sylvia, author.) Frost Library; PQ221 .H86 2016

    Monsieur de Bougrelon (Lorrain, Jean, 1855-1906, author.) Frost Library; PQ2235.D93 M513 2016

    Sentimental education : the story of a young man (Flaubert, Gustave, 1821-1880, author.) Frost Library; PQ2246 .E413 2016

    Involuntary confessions of the flesh in early modern France (Peterson, Nora Martin, author.) Frost Library; PQ245 .P39 2016

    Double over : blackcattish stories (Allais, Alphonse, 1854-1905, author.) Frost Library; PQ2601.L6 A6613 2016

    Reading Apollinaire's Alcools (Bohn, Willard, 1939-, author.) Frost Library; PQ2601.P6 A7188 2017

    Simone de Beauvoir : creating a feminist existence in the world (Sanos, Sandrine, author.) Frost Library; PQ2603.E362 S26 2017

    Looking for The Stranger : Albert Camus and the life of a literary classic (Kaplan, Alice Yaeger, author.) Frost Library; PQ2605.A3734 Z6694 2016

    Camus, militant communiste : Alger 1935-1937 (Phéline, Christian, author.) Frost Library; PQ2605.A3734 Z725 2017

    Jean Cocteau : a life (Arnaud, Claude, author.) Frost Library; PQ2605.O15 Z56513 2016

    Céline, la race, le juif : légende littéraire et vérité historique (Duraffour, Annick.) Frost Library; PQ2607.E834 Z6742 2017

    The Némirovsky question (Suleiman, Susan Rubin, 1939-, author.) Frost Library; PQ2627.E4 Z899 2016

    Marcel Proust : a life (Carter, William C.) Frost Library; PQ2631.R63 Z545485 2013

    Two novels (Robbe-Grillet, Alain, 1922-2008, author.) Frost Library; PQ2635.O117 A2 1965

    De miki prins (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4187 2016

    Malkuno zcuro (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4126 2008

    Njiclu amirārush (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4127 2007

    Prispinhu : ku dizenhu d'otor (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41274 2013

    Zistwar ti-prens (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41275 2014

    Rey siñu (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41276 2015

    De kleine prins (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41277 2014

    The little prince (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P413 2016

    The litel prynce (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4132 2016

    Be þam lytlan æþelinge (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4133 2016

    An pennsevik byhan (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4134 2010

    Am prionnsa beag : le dealbhan an ùghdair (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4135 2008

    The little prince (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4136 2016

    Petit prince (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4141 2015

    El pétit prince (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4142 2012

    Li p'tit prince (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41422 2012

    Lou Princihoun (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41423 2015

    Lo prinçonet (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41424 2011

    Li p'tit prince (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41425 2013

    Li p'tit prince (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41426 2008

    Ël pëtit prēce (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41427 2010

    Èl pètit prince (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41428 2015

    Lè ptyou prinso (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41429 2016

    De letj prens (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4143 2016

    Di latje prins (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41432 2010

    Di litj prins (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41433 2011

    Die litje Prins (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41434 2015

    Der kleine Prinz = Le petit prince (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P415 2016

    Der glee Prins (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4152 2006

    Te kleene Prins (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41522 2014

    Dher luzzilfuristo (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41523 2016

    Daz prinzelîn (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41524 2008

    Ten mały princ (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41525 2010

    De kläne Prinz (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41526 2015

    De klääne Prins (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41527 2015

    De kloine Prinz (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41528 2015

    Da small pitot prince : wit da pikchas da ones da autor had draw (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4153 2016

    Ke keiki aliʻi liʻiliʻi : me nā kiʻi i kaha ʻia e ka mea kākau (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41532 2013

    Al pränzip fangén (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P416 2016

    El principe picinin (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4162 2015

    El princip piscinin (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41622 2015

    Al principén (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41623 2012

    U principinu (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41624 2012

    Lu principeddhu (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41625 2015

    Lu principinu (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41626 2015

    El principén (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41627 2015

    Al principìn (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41628 2016

    O prinçipìn (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41629 2015

    Ru prengeparielle (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P416291 2016

    Ol principì (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P416292 2016

    El prinjipiḳo : ḳon elusṭrasyones del aʼuṭor (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944 author. סיינט-אקזיפירי, אנטואן די.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4164 2012

    Ri ch'uti'ajpop (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4165 2011

    Chan ajau (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41652 2015

    Ţɛ̀ɛlɛ́ny Ţɔ̀kkwóɽɔ̀ny (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P41657 2016

    Kočnay shahzada (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4166 2007

    Książę szaranek (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4167 2016

    Kanīyān rājakumāraḥ = Kaniyaan raajakumaarah (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4175 2013

    Tunkalenmaane (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4176 2015

    Mały princ (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4177 2006

    El little príncipe (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4182 2016

    Lisslprinsn (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4184 2015

    Morwakgosi yo monnye (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4185 2016

    Y tywysog bach : gyda darluniau'r awdur (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4188 2007

    Der kleyner prints = Le petit prince (Saint-Exupéry, Antoine de, 1900-1944, author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.A274 P4189 2016