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FRENCH LITERATURE--  SELECTED RESOURCES 

Keeley Library  Revised  January 23, 2001
See also related topics:
  • French Language
  • Literature
  • Literature of the Enlightenment
  • Modern Literature, Early 20th Century
  • Criticism
  • BACKGROUND INFORMATION ABOUT  FRENCH LITERATURE

    in World Book Encyclopedia. Chicago:World Book, 2001 
    Ref. 031 W927 1990 v.
     inEncyclopedia Americana. Danbury, CT:Grolier, 1999
    Ref. 031 E56A 1999 v. 
    Brosman, Catherine Savage. "French Literature". v. 7 .

    LITERATURES OF ROMANCE  LANGUAGES, FRENCH- -BROWSING GUIDE 840's
    See our guide,Finding Your Way in the Library, and our Library Floor Plan to locate books and other materials.on the shelves.

    840's     Literature of Romance Languages
    841's     French Poetry
    842's     French Drama
    843's     French Fiction
    844's     French  Essays
    845's     French Speeches
    846's     French Letters
    847's     French Humor and Satire
    848's     French Miscellaneous Writings
    849's     French Provencal and Catalan Literature
    See our guides ,Finding Your Way in the Library, and  Library Floor Plan to locate books on the shelves.

    sailscat.gif (2318 bytes)To locate items in our library network, search our New WebCat™using the following subjects.
    French drama 
    French fiction 
    French poetry 
    French prose literature
    Authors, French 
    Romances
    Troubadours 
    Trouveres 
    Quotations, French
    Short stories, French
    Fables, French    327. 
    Academie francaise 
    Quotations, French
    Precieuses 
    French poetry--20th century 
    French drama--History and criticism 
    French drama--20th century
    Authors, French--Biography 
    French literature--20th century 
    French language--Readers 
    Political satire, French--Drama 
    French literature--17th century
    French literature--Study and teaching 
    French poetry--History and criticism 
    French fiction--History and criticism
    French drama (Comedy) 
    French drama (Tragedy
    French fiction--20th century
    French literature--19th century
    French drama--17th century 
    French literature--Bibliography
    Authors, French--20th century--Diaries 
    French fiction--Translations into English
    Fables, French--Translations into English
    Poets, French--20th century--Biography
    Poets, French--19th century--Biography
    French literature--History and criticism
    Motion pictures, French 
    French literature--To 1500
    French literature--Explication
    Children's literature, French 
    Children's stories, French
    Prose poems, French--Translations into Englis
    Detective and mystery stories, French--Translations 
    Aesthetics, French--18th century 
    French language--Study and teaching--Audio-visual aids 
    Dramatists, French--17th century--Biography 
    Authors, French--18th century--Biography
    French literature--18th century--History and criticism
    French literature--17th century--History and criticism

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    LITERATURES OF ROMANCE LANGUAGES-- SELECTED REFERENCE BOOKS
    The call  number for each will bring you to the general area for that subject.

    Modern French literature : a library of literary cricticism / Ref.  840.90091 M689
    See also entries for authors and individual French works in the following:
    Critical Survey of Poetry Foreign Language Series Ref. 809.1003 C934
    Critical Survey of Drama Foreign Language Series Ref. 809.2 C934
    Critical Survey  of Long Fiction Foreign Language Series Ref. 809.3 C934
    See also Criticism series in Literature reference stacks.

    BOOKS IN THE CIRCULATING COLLECTION

    Trouveres and troubadours; a popular treatise 780.07 A896 1969
    Hearts and minds : the common journey of Simone de Beauvoir and Jean-Paul Sartre 848.914 B386ZMA
    A history of French literature.  840.9 C386
    French novelists of today.  843.9109 P515 1967
    A history of French literature 840.9 C386 1967
    Life and letters in France.  840.9 L722
    Maurois, Andre, 1885-1967. Memoirs, 1885-1967. 848.912 M457ME 1970
    Eight centuries of French literature, from the Chanson de Roland to Sartre 840.8 E34 FR
    French short stories of the 19th & 20th centuries.  843.01 F876
    Bedside book of famous French stories 843.0108 B413
    Great French short novels.  843.008 G786
    Les femmes parlent trop : comedie en 1 acte /  842.914 A244FE
    L'etranger; 843.914 C211E 1955 FR
    Les carnets du Major Thompson. 844.914 D186CAR 1959
    French prose : an intermediate reade 848.08 G178 FRF
    IVictor Hugo  848.7 H895ZR
    Charles Baudelaire 841.8 B338ZC
    The women troubadours 849.104 B675 1980
    Modern French theatre: the avant-garde, Dada, and surrealism; an  anthology of plays 842.9108 M689
    Twentieth century French literature; an anthology of prose &poetry 840.80091 B832
    Une anthologie vivante de la litterature d'aujourd'hui. 840.800914 B682 FR
    XXe siecle / 840.800914 V784 FR
    Twentieth century French literature; an anthology of prose &poetry, 840.80091 B832
    Une anthologie vivante de la litterature d'aujourd'hui. 840.800914 B682 FR
    A mind of her own : a life of the writer George Sand  843.8 S213ZH
    Selections from French poetry  841.04 S464
    La poesie francaise : anthologie thematique / 841.008 P745 FR
    36 French poems; edited by Albert Sonnenfeld. 841.008 T447 FR
    French prose : an intermediate reade 848.08 G178 FR
    George Sand : a biography  843.8 S213ZCA
    Historical Background
    Image de la France; reflets de la civilisation francaise des origines a nos jours. 944 D413 FR
    The age of Louis XIV : and other selected writings / Voltaire  944.033 V935 1963

    WEB SITES

    Enlightened Discourse: 18th-Century French Writings  La Litterature française du XVIIIe siècle
    MIT French Language Newspapers  and  Magazines Online Enlightened Discourse: 18th-Century French Writings
    Le Théâtre de la foire à Paris Théâtrales Calendrier des spectacles sous Louis XIV, 1659-1715
    Electronic Text collections in Western European Literature    Select target for French Literature
    French Cultural Explorer Table of French Resources Paris Champs-Elysee

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    September, 1978  to  June, 2001