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FREN1020A Histoire de la langue française

A study of the evolution of the French language from the Middle Ages to the present.

Primary Sources

Littérature de l'Afrique noire  Textes d'auteurs africains datant du 18ème siècle jusqu'en 1960

Francophone resources on the web

Finding newspaper articles

EUREKA.CC   full text icon   
Current;, aka Virtual News Library (Newscan)is a database of news and current events that cover a large number of French language newspapers and magazines wordlwide.  You can search for articles or read PDF versions of full-text newspapers. To search French-language titles, under "Sources" select "Europe (FR)".  You can also specific titles under "Specific Sources". For help in getting started, see Reference Guide for

Library PressDisplay   full text icon   
Current (last 60 days); Library PressDisplay is an online newspaper portal which offers over 1000 newspapers from 83 countries in 40 languages.  To read newspapers in French, first select a country auch as "France", "Belgium" or "Martinique", and you'll see which titles are viewable in their original format.

LexisNexis Academic   full text icon       mobile icon
Current; said to be the world's largest full-text, online database, containing more than a billion full-text articles, citation abstracts, and documents. Emphasis is on current news and legal and business information. Link to A-Z list of resources on LexisNexis Academic. For help in getting started, see Introduction to LexisNexis Video Tutorial.