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Project Gutenberg: Browse By Language: French
Project Gutenberg was the original ebook project and catalog on the web, starting well before the advent of the WWW, and paralleling the Free Software Foundation in its goals and values. It is still the largest collection of ebooks, all available in plain text and HTML, as well Plucker formats for handhelds, and in audiobook formats as well (MP3, Ogg, etc.) in a variety of languages.
The ARTFL Project
The Project for American and French Research on the Treasury of the French Language (ARTFL) is a cooperative enterprise of the Laboratoire ATILF (Analyse et Traitement Informatique de la Langue Française) of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), the Division of the Humanities, the Division of the Social Sciences, and Electronic Text Services (ETS) of the University of Chicago.
ARTFL Main Database: ARTFL - FRANTEXT Database
Over 2600 texts ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing from the 12th to the 20th century.
ARTFL: French Women Writers
Over 100 works by French women authors from the 16th to the 19th century.
ARTFL: Provencal Poetry
38 collections of texts from the 12th and 13th centuries.
ARTFL: Textes de Francais Ancien
Textes de Français Ancien (TFA), 65 works from the 12th through 15th century.
The ARTFL Encyclopedie, a complete on-line version of the first edition of Diderot and d'Alembert's Encyclopedie, with Panckoucke's 4-volume Supplément à l'Encyclopédie
Comprehensive listing of French authors, with links to their works onine.
La Bibliotheque Electronique de Lisieux
A site devoted to French literature and Francophone public domain works.
ClicNet: Litterature francophone virtuelle
Link repository to a wide number of different kinds of French literature, courtesy Swarthmore College.
A Bibliotheque Nationale repository of French writing with over 750,000 full documents online, including printed matter (books, periodicals and press) with image and text, manuscripts, sound recordings, documents, images, maps and plans. It is intended to be a gateway to French digital texts..
A repository of French poetry, with over 6000 poems
Old French On The Web
The history and literature of Old French and the early Romance languages, with links to related sites, and online versions of early French literature.
Old French Literature
This page provides access to Old French texts and information about the literature, all of which is classified according to century. Some of the documents are in English, some in Old French and others in Modern French translation.
WESSWeb: French Literature, Linguistics & Culture
Western European Studies Section entry for French Literature, Linguistics, and Culture.