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  • A guided tour "through the monumental heart of Paris in the time of Balzac, as described through some of his works, and as documented in maps and engravings of The Vernon Duke CollectionSpecial Collections DepartmentUniversity of California Library."
  • Access to the poems in French and English,plus letters and other documents, and biographical information.
  • Full text of 288 works and 101 authors, in French only.
  • "The Princeton Charrette Project is a complex, scholarly, multi-media electronic archive containing a medieval manuscript traditionthat of Chretien de Troyes's Le Chevalier de la Charrette (Lancelot, ca. 1180)."
  • An excellent list of consumer health sites in French from the University of Rouen.
  • Very thorough collection of links relating to French literature, arrange by period.
  • Women's health resources with emphasis on resources for pregnancy and childbirth.
  • The Project compiles bibliographic references to Medieval French Drama, includes references to critical editions, translations, and secondary sources, and displays images and miniatures of manuscripts along with detailed descriptions.
  • A collection of links to French-related web resources of interest to university-level teachers and students. Covers many aspects of French history and culture, including language, literary criticism and theory, Literature in e-text, and other literature databases.
  • Gateway to resources on Francophone arts and culture, with a vast assortment of site devoted to literature.
  • Provides images and texts from French Renaissance 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. Many of the links listed in this website are individual pages from other websites forming entire collections of French literature."

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