French Research Guide

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  • MLA International Bibliography (1926 to present)
    Covers critical scholarship on literature, language, linguistics, and folklore.
  • Electronic Enlightenment (18th century)
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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.
  • Europeana Collections
    Europeana Collections provides access to over 50 million digitised items – books, music, artworks and more from European archives, libraries and museums.
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Le Monde

Le Figaro

Magazines


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    Citizen outsider : children of North African immigrants in France (Beaman, Jean, 1980-, author.) Frost Library; DC34.5.N67 B395 2017

    The military enlightenment : war and culture the French Empire from Louis XIV to Napoleon (Pichichero, Christy, 1976-, author.) Frost Library; DC46.7 .P53 2017

    Norman rule in Normandy, 911-1144 (Hagger, Mark S., author.) Frost Library; DC611.N862 H34 2017

    Simon V of Montfort and baronial government, 1195-1218 (Lippiatt, G. E. M. (Gregory Edward Martin), 1986-, author.) Frost Library; DC83.3 .L57 2017

    Autour de Philippe Auguste Frost Library; DC90 .A87 2017

    Blanche of Castile, Queen of France (Grant, Lindy, author.) Frost Library; DC91.6.B5 G73 2016

    Munich 1919 : diary of a revolution (Klemperer, Victor, 1881-1960, author.) Frost Library; PC2064.K5 A3 2017

    Artus de Bretagne Frost Library; PQ1425 .A55 2017

    The Roman de Troie (Benoît, de Sainte-More, active 12th century, author.) Frost Library; PQ1429 .A3 2017

    La pluralité des mondes : le récit de voyage de 1945 à nos jours (Thouroude, Guillaume, author.) Frost Library; PQ145.6.T7 T56 2017

    Publishing the Grail in medieval and Renaissance France (Tether, Leah, author.) Frost Library; PQ1472 .T48 2017

    The school of Montaigne in early modern Europe (Boutcher, Warren, author.) Frost Library; PQ1643 .B673 2017

    Discours sur les sciences et les arts (Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, 1712-1778.) Frost Library; PQ2040 .D6 2004

    The complete works of Voltaire (Voltaire, 1694-1778, author.) Frost Library; PQ2070 1968

    Rousseau on stage : playwright, musician, spectator Frost Library; PQ2105 .R687 2017

    Le double discours de Mallarmé : une initiation à la fiction (Ettlin, Annick, author.) Frost Library; PQ2344.Z5 E88 2017

    La satire dans tous ses états : le "meslange satyricque" à la renaissance française Frost Library; PQ239 .S178 2009

    La petite Fadette (Sand, George, 1804-1876, author.) Frost Library; PQ2411.P4 E5 2017

    Émile Zola et la Commune de Paris : aux origines des Rougon-Macquart (Charles, David, maître de conférences author.) Frost Library; PQ2518 .C53 2017

    La philosophie d'Émile Zola : "faire de la vie" (François, Arnaud, 1978-, author.) Frost Library; PQ2538 .F66 2017

    Zola et le roman viril (Bastin-Hélary, Fleur, author.) Frost Library; PQ2539.M4 B37 2017

    En attendant Godot (Beckett, Samuel, 1906-1989.) Frost Library; PQ2603.E378 E5 2002

    Tomber de tout son corps : philosophie de Bernanos (Richard, Philippe, 1981-, author.) Frost Library; PQ2603.E5875 Z86 2017

    Correspondance : 1944-1959 Frost Library; PQ2605.A3734 Z48 2017

    Les voies de la paix dans les récits d'Andrée Chedid (Barsoum, Marlène, 1950-, author.) Frost Library; PQ2605.H4245 Z55 2017

    Disturbing attachments : Genet, modern pederasty, and queer history (Amin, Kadji, 1979-, author.) Frost Library; PQ2613.E53 Z539 2017

    Melville : a novel (Giono, Jean, 1895-1970, author.) Frost Library; PQ2613.I57 P6513 2017

    The phantom of the opera (Leroux, Gaston, 1868-1927.) Frost Library; PQ2623.E6 F213 2012

    Au palais des images, les spectres sont rois : écrits anthumes : 1922-1967 (Nougé, Paul.) Frost Library; PQ2627.O82 A95 2017

    Letters to his neighbor (Proust, Marcel, 1871-1922, author.) Frost Library; PQ2631.R63 A2 2017

    Romain Rolland, écrivain de l'intime Frost Library; PQ2635.O5 Z762 2017

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

    La couronne littéraire d'André Suarès (Colloque "André Suarès" (2013 : Paris, France), author.) Frost Library; PQ2637.U2 Z58 2013

    Dictionnaire Marguerite Yourcenar Frost Library; PQ2649.O8 Z459 2017

    Le bon coeur : roman (Bernard, Michel, 1958 December 14-) Frost Library; PQ2662.E6913 B66 2018

    Et vous avez eu beau temps? : la perfidie ordinaire des petites phrases (Delerm, Philippe, 1950-, author.) Frost Library; PQ2664.E5155 E8 2018

    Abus de fortune : roman (Deschodt, Eric, author.) Frost Library; PQ2664.E76113 A28 2017

    Le retour du roman d'aventures : formes et enjeux contemporains : à partir de Jean Echenoz (Farouk, May, author.) Frost Library; PQ2665.C5 Z64 2017

    La fille à histoires (Frain, Irène, 1950-, author.) Frost Library; PQ2666.R26223 Z46 2017

    Dans l'béton : roman (Garréta, Anne, author.) Frost Library; PQ2667.A7737 D36 2017

    Falaise des fous : roman (Grainville, Patrick, 1947-, author.) Frost Library; PQ2667.R297 F35 2018

    La serpe : roman (Jaenada, Philippe.) Frost Library; PQ2670.A15 S47 2017

    Ma mère avait raison : roman (Jardin, Alexandre, author.) Frost Library; PQ2670.A68 Z46 2017

    Héroïnes : un rêve éveillé (Lê, Linda, author.) Frost Library; PQ2672.E1113 H47 2017

    Alma : roman (Le Clézio, J.-M. G. (Jean-Marie Gustave), 1940-, author.) Frost Library; PQ2672.E25 A79 2017

    Learning what love means (Lindon, Mathieu, author.) Frost Library; PQ2672.I385 Z46 2017

    La jeune Moabite : journal 2013-2016 (Matzneff, Gabriel, author.) Frost Library; PQ2673.A79 Z46 2017a

    Nos débuts dans la vie : théâtre (Modiano, Patrick, 1945-) Frost Library; PQ2673.O3 N67 2017

    Souvenirs dormants (Modiano, Patrick, 1945-) Frost Library; PQ2673.O3 Z46 2017

    La part du féminin dans l'oeuvre de Patrick Modiano (Grenaudier-Klijn, France, author.) Frost Library; PQ2673.O3 Z66 2017

    Patrick Modiano et l'archéologie du contemporain Frost Library; PQ2673.O3 Z84 2017

    Je voulais leur dire mon amour (Pancrazi, Jean-Noël, 1949-, author.) Frost Library; PQ2676.A469 Z46 2017

    Species of spaces and other pieces (Perec, Georges, 1936-1982.) Frost Library; PQ2676.E67 A6 2008

    W ou le souvenir d'enfance (Perec, Georges, 1936-1982, author.) Frost Library; PQ2676.E67 W2 1975

    L'expatrié : roman (Pleynet, Marcelin, 1933-, author.) Frost Library; PQ2676.L4 E97 2017

    Triste Tristan and other poems (Keineg, Paol, 1944-, author.) Frost Library; PQ2677.U36 A6 2017

    Trois jours chez ma tante (Ravey, Yves, 1953-, author.) Frost Library; PQ2678.A918 T76 2017

    Trio pour un monde égaré : suivi de Un parcours (Redonnet, Marie, author.) Frost Library; PQ2678.E285 T75 2018

    Get well soon (Roger, Marie-Sabine, 1957-, author.) Frost Library; PQ2678.O3335 B6613 2017

    Mécaniques du chaos : roman (Rondeau, Daniel, author.) Frost Library; PQ2678.O483 M43 2017

    Tout homme est une nuit : roman (Salvayre, Lydie, author.) Frost Library; PQ2679.A52435 T68 2017

    La vie en son royaume : roman (Signol, Christian, 1947-, author.) Frost Library; PQ2679.I348 V538 2017

    Made in China (Toussaint, Jean-Philippe, author.) Frost Library; PQ2680.O86 Z46 2017

    Dernières nouvelles des bolcheviks : nouvelles (Videlier, Philippe, author.) Frost Library; PQ2682.I313 D47 2017

    Antione Volodine, l'affolement des langues (Soulès, Dominique, 1964-, author.) Frost Library; PQ2682.O436 Z83 2017

    Faire mouche (Almendros, Vincent, author.) Frost Library; PQ2701.L645 F35 2018

    Les spectateurs : roman (Azoulai, Nathalie, author.) Frost Library; PQ2701.Z68 S74 2018

    La disparition de Josef Mengele : roman (Guez, Olivier, 1974-, author.) Frost Library; PQ2707.U379 D57 2017

    La conquête des îles de la terre ferme : roman (Jenni, Alexis, author.) Frost Library; PQ2710.E56 C66 2017

    L'art de perdre : roman (Zeniter, Alice, author.) Frost Library; PQ2726.E55 A78 2017

    Romans et récits français, entre nationalisme et cosmopolitisme Frost Library; PQ307.C67 R66 2017

    The transcontinental Maghreb : Francophone literature across the Mediterranean (Talbayev, Edwige Tamalet, author.) Frost Library; PQ3897 .T35 2017

    A crossing of hearts (Tremblay, Michel, 1942-, author.) Frost Library; PQ3919.2.T73 T68513 2017

    Patrick Chamoiseau et la mer des récits Frost Library; PQ3949.2.C45 Z813 2017

    Moonbath (Lahens, Yanick, author.) Frost Library; PQ3949.2.L295 B3413 2017

    Douces déroutes : roman (Lahens, Yanick, author.) Frost Library; PQ3949.2.L295 D68 2018

    La rumeur des rives : roman marin (Deblaine, Dominique, author.) Frost Library; PQ3949.3.D43 R86 2017

    Writing after postcolonialism : Francophone North African literature in transition (Hiddleston, Jane, author.) Frost Library; PQ3980.5 .H47 2017

    La dépossession : roman (Boudjedra, Rachid, 1941-, author.) Frost Library; PQ3989.2.B63 D47 2017

    Assia Djebar et la transgression des limites linguistiques, littéraires et culturelles (International Comparative Literature Association. Congress (21st : 2016 : Vienna, Austria), author.) Frost Library; PQ3989.2.D57 Z69 2017

    Cantique de l'acacia : roman (Efoui, Kossi, 1962-, author.) Frost Library; PQ3989.2.E3535 C36 2017

    Think of Lampedusa (Guébo, Josué, 1972-, author.) Frost Library; PQ3989.3.G77 A2 2017

    Beyond the rice fields (Naivo, author.) Frost Library; PQ3989.3.N245 A9313 2017

    Mon étincelle (Zamir, Ali, 1987-, author.) Frost Library; PQ3989.3.Z357 M66 2017