French Language and Literature

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

Getting Started

Your best place to start is JHU's French Language + Literature Databases. Particularly useful for general literary research in French are:

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Books on D-level

The main French Language and Literature collections are found on D-level at MSEL under the following call numbers:

  • PH (Compact shelving): Books on French language and literature, cataloged before 7/96.
  • PC 2001-3761 (Blue Label Section): Books on French language cataloged after 7/96.
  • PQ 1-3999 (Blue Label Section): Books on French literature cataloged after 7/96.