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Dictionaries & Grammar
This site allows users to search several online dictionaries from one location and contains links to some specialized dictionaries, as well.
Use the WordReference Dictionary or choose from several pages of other online dictionaries and glossaries.
French Grammar - About
Basic reference to French Grammar.
Official site for the Parisian Museum.
Resource for information on French theatre of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
ThoughtCo. - French
A collection of resources pertaining to language and culture.
Collections of French Literature online. Some sites below may be restricted to Dickinson users.
Gallica (French Language)
One of the largest digital libraries, Gallica offers free access to digitized books (including pamphlets), images, and sound resources in the original French. The collection, digitized by the Bibliothèque nationale de France, continues to grow and includes prestigious publications, dictionaries, and periodicals. Coverage: contains primary sources. Full-Text.
An online archive containing over 6,000 poems from the Middle Ages to the 20th Century.
An implementation of the FRANTEXT database, it consists of nearly 2000 texts, ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing. Coverage: 1600 to present, contains primary sources. Full-Text.
French and Francophone Special Collections and Projects
French and Francophone Special Collections
This database shows a list of French and Francophone special collections (with detailed descriptions in English) held at institutions throughout the United States and Canada. It was created by the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) Collaborative Initiative for French Language Collections (CIFNAL) Collection Development Working Group.
French and Francophone Digital Humanities Projects
This guide links to a variety of French and Francophone digital humanities projects created at institutions around the world. The guide is maintained by CIFNAL’s Collection Development Working Group.