Corpus de la Premiere Litterature Francophone d'Afrique Noire, Ecrite et Orale, des Origines aux Independances
1700s-1960s. Collection of over 11,000 full texts covering the entire French speaking Sub-Saharan Africa (about twenty countries and more than a hundred ethnic groups). Includes oral and written literature from the origin of each country to Independence and contains novels, short stories, theater, poetry, fables, proverbs, songs, and more. Bilingual versions are available for every French text that has a counterpart in an African language. Searchable by author, title, genre, country, ethnicity, and keyword.