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French and Italian Studies

Literary History and Criticism

General Histories, Bibliographies and Dictionaries

See also The Johns Hopkins Guide to Literary Theory and Criticism (Section III/D)

  1. Dolbow, Sandra. Dictionary of Modern French Literature: From the Age of Reason Through Realism. New York: Greenwood, 1986. PQ41.D65 1986

    A companion volume is forthcoming.

  2. Dictionnaire Bordas de littérature française. Paris: Bordas, 1994. PQ41.D518 1994 Ref.

  3. Dictionnaire des grandes oeuvres de la littérature française. Paris: Dictionnaires Le Robert, 1992. PQ41.D528 1992

  4. Dictionnaire des lettres françaises. Sous la direction de George Grente. Paris: Fayard, 1951- PQ41.D53 Ref.

    Separate volumes for each period; includes bibliographies. Five volumes have appeared, going up to the nineteenth century.

    A new Moyen âge ed., 1994 is classed at: PQ151.M69 1994 Ref.

    A new XVIIIe siècle is classed at : PQ261.D533 1995 Ref.

  5. Dictionnaire des littératures de langue française. Paris: Bordas, 1994. 4 vols. (Beaumarchais/Couty/Rey). PQ41.B4 1994 f Ref.

  6. Dictionnaire des oeuvres littéraires de langue française. Ed. Jean-Pierre de Beaumarchais, Daniel Couty. Paris: Bordas, 1994-95. 4 vols. PQ41.B439 1994 Ref.

  7. Dictionnaire historique, thématique et technique des littératures: littératures françaises et étrangères, anciennes et modernes. Ed. by Jacques Demougin. 2 vols. Paris: Larousse, 1985-86. PN41.D487 1985 Ref.

  8. France, Peter. The New Oxford Companion to Literature in French. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1995. PQ41.N48 1995 Ref.

  9. Harvey, Sir Paul, ed. Oxford Companion to French Literature. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1959. PQ41.H3 Ref.

  1. a. Reid, Joyce M. H. ed. Concise Oxford Dictionary of French Literature. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1976. PQ41.C6 1976

  2. Levi, Anthony. Guide to French Literature. Chicago: St. James Press, 1992. (2 vols.) PQ41.L48 1992 Ref.

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  3. Histoire de la littérature française. Ed. Daniel Couty. Paris: Bordas, 1988. 8 vols. — catalogued individually as follows:

    Moyen âge: Emmanuel Baumgartner

    XVIe siècle: Marie Luce Demonet Launay

    XVIIe siècle: Odile Biyidi

    XVIIIe siècle: Jean Goldziuk

    XIXe siècle: 1. Daniel Couty 2. Axel Preiss

    XXe siècle: 1. J-Marc Rodrigues 2. Gilles Vannier

  4. A New History of French Literature. Ed. by Denis Hollier. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1989. PQ119.N48 1989 Ref.

    (French translation also available in STK)

  5. Hautecoeur, Louis. Littérature et peinture en France du dix-septième au vingtième siècles. 2d ed. Paris: A. Colin, 1963. N6844.H3 1963 ART

  6. Pichois, Claude, ed. Littérature française. Paris: Arthaud, 1968- (vol.1-16) PQ101.P56 Ref.

    Useful references, with charts, glossaries, bio-bibliography.

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  7. Miller, Joan, ed. French Structuralism: A Multi-Disciplinary Bibliography With a Checklist of Sources For Luis Althusser, Roland Barthes, Jacques Derrida, Michel Foucault, Lucien Goldmann, Jacques Lacan, and an Update of Works on Claude Levi-Strauss. New York: Garland, 1981. Z7128.S7M54 Ref.

  8. French Women Writers: a Bio-Bibliographical Source Book. Ed. by Eva Martin Sartori and Dorothy Wynne Zimmerman. New York: Greenwood Press, 1991. PQ149.F73 1991 Ref.

  9. Garcin, Jérôme. Le dictionnaire: littérature française contemporaine. Paris: Editions François Bourin, 1988. PQ41.G37 1988 Ref.

    Entries written by authors themselves.

  1. a. Dictionnaire des oeuvres du XXe siècle: littérature française et francophone. Sous la dir. de Henri Mitterand. Paris: Dictionnaires Le Robert, 1995. PQ305.D53x 1995 Ref.



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