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French Language & Literature

Biographies

Consult biographical dictionaries to get brief information about people, dates and events.
 
Biographie universelle (Michaud) ancienne et moderne ...
REF CT143.B6 45 vols. (1854-1865)
 
Dictionnaire de biographie française
REF CT143.D57 (1933 - present)
 
Dictionnaire de littérature contemporaine
REF PQ305.B68D 1963
This illustrated work includes articles on twentieth-century French writers with lists of works by and about each author. Nine introductory essays survey French literature of the twentieth century.
 
Dictionnaire des écrivains Québecois contemporains
REF PS9081.L44 1983
 
Dictionnaire des littératures de langue française
REF PQ41.B4 1987
Biographical details including book titles.
 
Dictionnaire mondial des littératures
REF PN41.D4875 2002
 
Who's Who in France
REF DC705.A1 W6 (most recent)
Earlier volumes are in Stauffer Books (stacks) except for 1965-1966, which is located in Compact Shelving.