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19th and 20th Century France: La Littérature

Useful Titles

Click on the link to each book and double check the location. The books listed might be in Reference, New Books, the General Collection, or at Roanoke College. 

Online Resources

  • Nineteenth-Century French Studies is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal that examines all aspects of 19th Century France. The library has access to the journal through Project Muse and JSTOR. When searching to see if we have access to a journal, remember to go to the Journal Finder tab on our homepage and pay special attention to the date range listed. For example, with NCFS we have access to articles from 20001 - present via Project Muse and access to 1972 - 2008 via JSTOR.  
  • Gallica provides free access to over 90,000 digitized texts from the Bibliothèque National de France. 
  • Paris: Capital of the 19th Century is a website from Brown University. The sites has extensive amount of resources on Paris during the 19th century including information about the arts, literature, and history of the period. Because the site is so extensive, some of the resources mentioned in this website are highlighted elsewhere in this course guide. 
  • Baudelaire and the Arts is an online companion to Brown University's 2007 exhibit by the same name. The site contains poetry (including some English translations) and fine arts either by, about, or inspired by Baudelaire. 

Subject Terms

Subject terms are essentially tags assigned by librarians to help make information easier to find. Below are some subject terms that will be useful for researching 19th and 20th century French Literature. Click on the link to see what books we have. 

French literature -- 19th century

French literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism

French literature -- 20th century

French literature -- 20th century -- History and criticism