FREN 312 Transgressions: Love and Betrayal in French Literature

Love and Betrayal in French & Francophone Lit

Finding Background Information

Encyclopedia of European social history from 1350 to 2000
REF HN373 .E63 2001
Using the index (in volume 6), look under the heading France to find encyclopedia entries about marriage, divorce, "increasing male and state control of marriage",  prostitution, punishment, sexuality, and women.

New Oxford Companion to Literature in French
REF GT2620 .B6
Includes a chronology of monarchs, political & cultural history, and authors from 481 AD to  1993.  Brief  articles on
fin' amor (courtly love) and marriage as well as biographies of French authors.

Book Search


Here are a few databases which may be useful in your research:
MLA International Bibliography

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Finding DVDs

There are over 200 French language dvds in Ithaca College Library's Multi Media Serfvices Department.
Here is a list of films which may be useful for your class:
FREN 312 Films
Or try  browsing through a list of French films in our collection.



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