French Language and Literature

Resources, both online and elsewhere, for the French language and literature.

Find All the Books on a Subject

     Go beyond Hopkins

     Use the databases below to find books and other materials not found at Hopkins. Request directly online.

The "Klapp"

   Bibliographie der französischen Sprach-und-Literaturwissenschaft. (the "Klapp").

  • Absolutely essential resource for French-language scholarship. Many resources not in any database.
    • A Level Reference: Z 2171.B56 (1956-present) for print volumes (good for browsing).
    • The Klapp online covers 1991 to present.

Tools for Grad Students

These documents are absolutely essential for grad students; faculty too.

Nearly complete lists of the most importand and valuable resources for scholarly research in literature.

Databases and Online Resources

Journal Articles and Web Resources

While the MLA International Bibliography is an essential resource to use, there are many other databases that index articles, book chapters, and other scholarship on French literature and other humanities disciplines.

Browse to the Max

Browsing the library stacks is an age-old and still crucial research strategy.
Exploit its power by using the Library of Congress call number system to its maximum potential.

Online Lectures