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LIBRARY GUIDE TO FRH 4200 - French Literature 20th Century

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Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Cambridge Companions : overviews of various authors and topics in French literature, including: The Columbia History of Twentieth-Century French Thought (Ref, DC 33.7 .C575 2006)

Dictionary of Literary Bibliography - French novelists in the 20th century (1900-1930, 1930-1960 and since 1960)
Encyclopedias covering authors, books and various topics. Each chapter provides an extensive bibliography.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism
See entries on French theory and criticism, organized by period. There are also entries on specific writers like Foucault.
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Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff MLA International Bibliography
The most comprehensive search tool for articles and book chapters in literature.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Arts and Humanities Citation Index
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 ,  and Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Project MUSE
Full text of numerous French literature journals.

Restricted to OU students, faculty, and staff Historical Abstracts  
Sources on the historical context

Selected journals:
Class readings
Marcel Proust, A la recherche du temps perdu
Alain-Fournier, Le grand Meaulnes
Jean Paul Sartre, Théâtre (includes Huis clos)
Samuel Beckett, En attendant Godot
Albert Camus, L'étranger
Mariama Bâ, Une si longue lettre (in English only)
Simone de Beauvoir, La femme rompue
French literature online
Gallica: The online digital library of the Bibliotheque Nationale, contains 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 20th century in full text
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