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Resources for the study of French language and literature.

Finding French books

Want to browse for French books on the library shelves? Language and grammar: 440-449, French literature: 840-849.

What do you miss by browsing? More than half of our books in French are in other subjects such as art, music, history, and philosophy, so it's still best to search the catalog.

Tip: Search by keyword, then click "Modify Search" and under "Add Limits" choose "Language," then French.


French topics in Goucher's catalog

  • Try a KEYWORD search, using your own terms.
  • Examine some of the promising titles and check their "Subject Headings."
  • Click those subject terms to find other books on that topic.
  • If your keyword search yields nothing, try synonyms and broader topic words
Sample SUBJECT search terms for French topics:
  • Authors, French -- 19th century -- Biography
  • French literature -- Women authors -- History and criticism
  • Islam and secularism -- France
  • Motion pictures -- Africa, French-speaking
  • Novelists, French -- 20th century -- Biography
  • Violence -- France -- History
  • Women and literature -- France

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