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French Women of Letters: Reference Materials

This guide provides information on how to research French Women Writers. The guide is not meant to be comprehensive. If you need further assistance with your research, please contact a Research Librarian.

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  • The feminist encyclopedia of French literature-- eBook

       A compendium of information about French women writers and the world in which they lived

The Guide to French Literature, in two volumes, surveys the lives and works of famous French writers from the roots of French literature to the present. Compiled and edited by the eminent scholar, Professor A.H.T Levi, the Guide offers comprehensive entries on over 300 of the most notable French authors from Ronsard, Montaigne and the Crebillons to Camus and Le Clezio.

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