Research

Some Resources for Research in French Language, Literature and Culture and in General Humanities

 

 General Resources on Scholarly Societies' activities

 http://scholarly-societies.org/genartshumanities_soc.html

  Library Catalogs — the ones particularly useful in French and West European studies

 Bibliothèque Nationale de France

http://www.bnf.fr/

Gallica - Online Electronic Texts of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France

http://gallica.bnf.fr/

Bibliothèque Publique d'Information, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

http://www.bpi.fr/fr/index.html

Le Catalogue collectif de France— all the books in French public librairies

http://ccfr.bnf.fr/portailccfr/servlet/LoginServlet

Library of Congress Online Catalog

http://catalog.loc.gov/

British Library Integrated Catalog

http://catalogue.bl.uk/F/?func=file&file_name=login-bl-list

Rijksmuseum Research Library Catalog —Amsterdam, the Netherlands

http://library.rijksmuseum.nl/rrl/search.pl

National Library of the Netherlands, The Hague, the Netherlands

http://www.kb.nl/index-en.html

Bibliothèque Royale de Belgique

http://www.kbr.be/accueil_fr.html

Swiss National Library

http://www.nb.admin.ch/slb/index.html?lang=en

National Central Library of Rome, Italy

http://www.bncrm.librari.beniculturali.it/index.php?en/1/home

Spanish National Library

http://www.bne.es/en/Inicio/index.html

Portuguese National Library (in Portuguese)

http://www.bnportugal.pt/

German National Library

http://www.d-nb.de/eng/index.htm

History

French History in the US

http://www.h-france.net/

Electronic texts in History of Medicine and Surgery, Universitè Paris V — René Descartes

http://www.bium.univ-paris5.fr/debut.htm

French Dictionaries from 17th to 20th Century

http://artfl-project.uchicago.edu/node/40

Historical Research in Europe

http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/HistResEur/

Middle Ages

Globegate's Middle-Ages page — literary and non-literary texts, dbase links

http://globegate.utm.edu/french/lit/middle.ages.html

French Medieval History and Manuscripts at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France
http://www.bnf.fr/loc/bnf0003.htm

Labyrinth - Resources for Medieval Studies
http://www.georgetown.edu/labyrinth/labyrinth-home.html

Internet Medieval source book
http://www.fordham.edu/halsall/sbook.html

Sixteenth Century & Renaissance Studies

Globegate's Sixteenth Century page
http://globegate.utm.edu/french/lit/early.modern.html
Renaissance and Early 17th century History and manuscripts at the BNF
http://www.bnf.fr/loc/bnf0004.htm

Seventeenth-Century Studies

Globegate's Seventeenth Century page
http://globegate.utm.edu/french/lit/neoclassical.html

Links to sites on Seventeenth-Century France
http://www.dpo.uab.edu/~danielou/17thCentFrance_links.html

Homepage of Professor Francis Assaf, of the University of Georgia. Has links to all professional organizations related to the seventeenth century, including SE-17 (Society for Interdisciplinary French Seventeenth-Century Studies), CIR-17 (Centre International de Rencontres sur le 17e siècle), and NASSCFL (North American Society for Seventeenth Century French Literature)

Francis Assaf's Personal Page

Complete works of Molière, biography & Molière criticism.
http://toutmoliere.net

Extensive bibliography of Francophone Theater
http://www.scenepremiere.com
Tricentennial Racine Site:
http://www.cg78.fr/racine/
Mss at the BN
http://www.bnf.fr/loc/bnf0005.htm

Complete text of Scudéry novel Artamène ou le Grand Cyrus.
http:www.artamene.org

“Textes et contextes du 17e siècle”. A series of texts mostly unpublished since the 17th century.
http://solinux.brookes.ac.uk/mark/textes/index.html

Eighteenth Century & Enlightenment Studies

Globegate's Eighteenth Century page
http://globegate.utm.edu/french/lit/century.18.html

History of Early Modern France at the Bibliothèque Nationale de France
http://www.bnf.fr/loc/bnf0005.htm
Voltaire Foundation
http://www.voltaire.ox.ac.uk/
American Society for Eighteenth Century Studies
http://www.press.jhu.edu/associations/asecs/
Clandestine philosophical mss from 18th century
http://www.vc.unipmn.it/~mori/e-texts/index_fr.htm
French revolutionary pamphlets on line
http://humanities.uchicago.edu/homes/mark/fr_rev.html

Online version of l'Encyclopédie by Diderot and d'Alembert

http://encyclopedie.uchicago.edu/

18th-Century Fiction, Journal specialized in 18th-Century studies

http://www.utpjournals.com/ecf/ecf.html

18th-Century E-Texts

http://andromeda.rutgers.edu/~jlynch/18th/r.html

The UCLA Center for 17th and 18th-Century Studies

http://www.humnet.ucla.edu/humnet/c1718cs/default.html

Utpictura18— Denis Diderot and the 18th-Century iconic culture

http://galatea.univ-tlse2.fr/pictura/UtpicturaServeur/Guide.php

Nineteenth-Century Studies

Globegate Nineteenth Century Page
http://globegate.utm.edu/french/lit/century.19.html

Le Dix-Neuvième siècle, y compris études d'auteurs
http://www.as.wvu.edu/mlastinger/19.htm
SDN: Le Forum 19 (British Society of 19th century French studies)
http://www.bristol.ac.uk/dix-neuf/

The American Journal in Nineteenth-Century French Studies
http://www.unl.edu/ncfs/

Web site for the Paris-based Société des Etudes romantiques
http://www.etudes-romantiques.org/index.html
Images and texts of the 19th century at the BNF
http://gallica.bnf.fr/
George Sand Association
http://people.hofstra.edu/faculty/David_A_Powell/GSA/

The George Sand site by the French Ministry of Culture
http://www.georgesand.culture.fr

The Society of Germaine de Stael Studies
Société des etudes staëliennes
Maison de Balzac
http://www.paris.fr/musees/balzac/
Balzac Site of the Groupe d'études balzaciennes (University of Paris-4 Sorbonne)
www.balzac-etudes.paris4.sorbonne.fr

Web pages on Baudelaire
http://www.geocities.com/Paris/Metro/1301/
http://baudelaire.litteratura.com/

Tocqueville Site of the French Ministry of Culture
http://www.tocqueville.culture.fr/

Twentieth and Twenty-First Cent. Studies

Pictures of Proust's manuscripts and proofs at the French National Library
http://expositions.bnf.fr/proust/grand/04-5.htm
http://expositions.bnf.fr/proust/grand/combray.htm
http://expositions.bnf.fr/proust/grand/307.htm

STCL, Studies in 20th C. Lit

French Poetry

http://poesie.webnet.fr/

 

Francophone Studies

Afrique Francophone
http://www.lehman.cuny.edu/deanhum/langlit/french/afrique.html

The premier journal of African literary studies worldwide: Research in African Literatures
http://www.indiana.edu/~iupress/journals/ral/

African Women's writing
http://www.arts.uwa.edu.au/AFLIT/FEMEChome.html

Francophone Associations

ACELF - Association canadienne d'éducation de la langue française
Agence Intergouvernementale de la Francophonie

Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie 
Association Internationale des Maires Francophones
Commission Internationale du Théâtre Francophone

Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie 
Journée internationale de la francophonie 
Semaine de la langue française

Philosophy

The Philosophy Research Base

http://www.erraticimpact.com/default.htm

The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy
www.iep.utm.edu/

The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
http://plato.stanford.edu/contents.html
Online Guide to Philosophy on the Internet
http://www.earlham.edu/~peters/philinks.htm

Ressources pour l'étude et la réflexion philosophiques http://www.cvm.qc.ca/encephi/cadres.htm

Women's Studies

Ecofeminist Philosophy
http://www.erraticimpact.com/~ecofeminism/

Femmes qui écrivent
http://www.roquade.nl/womenwriters/

Feminist Literary Criticism and Theory
http://www.cddc.vt.edu/feminism/lit.html
French Feminist Theory, including Simone de Beauvoir, Hélène Cixous, Luce Irigaray, Julia Kristeva and Monique Wittig
http://bailiwick.lib.uiowa.edu/wstudies/frenchfem.html
Philosophy and Feminist Theory Sites
http://www.library.wisc.edu/libraries/WomensStudies/philos.htm

Women's Studies Resources, Feminist Theory
http://bailiwick.lib.uiowa.edu/wstudies/theory.html

Women's Studies and Feminist Theory resources at the UCSB
http://vos.ucsb.edu/browse.asp?id=2828

Searchable engines to find articles

http://www.findarticles.com

Canadian Search Engines for Periodicals

Magazines, Journals and Periodicals

Magazine littéraire

Callaloo

Chronicle of Higher Education -- Academe Today

Circuit (revue québecoise de musique)

Critical Inquiry menu

Critique, revue générale des publications françaises

Diacritics

Essays in Philosophy

French Review, AATF

French Studies Quarterly (Oxford PU, Society for French Studies)

Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism

Journal of Modern Literature

Le Matricule des Anges, revue d'infos littéraires

L'Esprit Créateur-Home

L'infini

Literature Film Quarterly

London Review of Books online

M L N

Modern Fiction Studies

MODERNISM - modernity

Mosaic, current

New Literary History

NFS - Nottingham French Studies

Philosophy and Literature

Qui Parle -- Journal Home Page

Romance notes, Studies in romance langs + lits

Sites

Studies in the novel

SubStance

Yale French Studies (JSTOR)

Yale Journal of Criticism

YCGL, Yearbook of Comparative