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French Language and Literature

Revue d'histoire littéraire de la France

Online Dictionaries

Canadian Sources: 
Key Sources

Dictionaries of Literature and Books

Arab Dictionaries

Linguistic Dictionaries

Cambridge Companions

Cambridge Companions  offer many titles of relevance to French literary studies (and only a selection is offered here).  Not only are there companions to particular authors such as Baudelaire, Flaubert, Zola but also on more general topics such as the French novel, French culture or medieval French literature.


This is only a very small selection of encyclopedias that UBC Library has on French literature and literary theory. Search the Library Catalogue - using either the term encyclopé​die or encyclopedia and your topic for further results.