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French Literature and Studies: E-Texts


Avalon Project: Documents in Law, History and Diplomacy A collection of legal documents from all regions and eras.

Cesar Resources on French theater of the 17th and 18th centuries. Text in French.

EuroDocs: Online Sources for European History Links connect to European primary historical documents that are transcribed, reproduced in facsimile, or translated. In addition you will find video or sound files, maps, photographs or other imagery, databases, and other documentation. The sources cover a broad range of historical happenings (political, economic, social and cultural).

Europeana An online portal to digitized collections from across Europe. Includes collections based on location or event.

French Literature
Electronic texts in French, compiled by the ACRL Western European Studies Section.

Gallica (BnF Collection) This is an incredibly exciting digital collection of historical French resources.  Gallica "is a platform providing access to public domain and copyrighted digital material. The project is part of a European program in which the BnF is the French aggregator for the implementation of « Europeana », the European digital library. The Bibliothèque nationale de France has been digitising its public domain documents for more than 10 years; as a result, several tens of thousand books, images, periodicals and sound recordings have been put online. The valuable collections available via Gallica as well as the scientific, historical and cultural interest of the digital library make it a highly-appreciated service."  An excellent resource for historical primary materials in French.

The Princeton Charrette Project  a complex, scholarly, multi-media electronic archive containing medieval manuscript tradition for Chrétien de Troyes's Le Chevalier de la Charrette (Lancelot, ca. 1180)


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