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LIBRARY GUIDE TO FRH 4190 - 19th Century French Literature

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Dictionary of Literary Biography (DLB)
Several volumes on French literature, including Nineteenth Century French Fiction Writers (also in print)

Cambridge Companions
Several volumes on 19th century French literature, such as the Cambridge Companion to Flaubert
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A subject index for books, articles and websites published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics. It is produced by the Modern Language Association (MLA), an organization dedicated to the study and teaching of language and literature. The electronic version of the Bibliography dates back to 1925 and contains over 2 million citations from more than 4,400 periodicals (including peer-reviewed e-journals) and 1,000 book publishers.
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Allows you to search for articles about topics in the arts and humanities (literature, music, film studies, etc.). Provides information on related works.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff JSTOR
Includes the entire run of the French Review. In Winter 1971 the journal had a special issue on nineteenth century literature.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Project MUSE
Project Muse provides full-text access to the content from over 400 scholarly journals in the humanities and the social sciences. How to export to RefWorks Includes all issues of Nineteenth Century French Studies since 2001.

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Sources on the historical context

Persee and Cairn.info: French scholarly journals online

Key Journals:
Nineteenth Century French Studies

Available in print and electronically at OU for post 2000 issues. The website of the journal offers a searchable database of the abstracts of all past articles, beginning with the first issue in 1972.

Romantisme: Revue du Dix-Neuvième Siècle
French journal on the various literary, artistic, scientific, historical and political currents of 19th century Europe
French literature online
Gallica: The online digital library of the Bibliotheque Nationale, contains many literary criticism periodicals and  thousands of  full text books of 19th century French literature.

Project Gutenberg: Large online collection of French literature.

Wikisource: French literature and press of the 19th century in full text

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