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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) This link opens in a new window
Access freely available digitized books (including pamphlets), images, and sound resources in their original French. The collection, digitized by the Bibliothèque Nationale de France, continues to grow and includes prestigious publications, dictionaries, and periodicals. Coverage: varies, contains primary sources. Full text.
An online archive containing over 6,000 poems from the Middle Ages to the 20th Century.
ARTFL This link opens in a new window
Access this implementation of the FRANTEXT database, which consists of texts ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing. Coverage: 12th-20th centuries, 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.