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French Literature, Language, and Culture

Resources and strategies for scholars of French literature, language, and culture.

Current and Recent Newspapers Online

Nexis Uni (formerly LexisNexis) contains current plain text content from francophone newspapers. Some titles go back to 1980.

Multilingual Books provides links to the websites of French-language newspapers, as well as to Internet radio and television, e-books in the public domain, and much more. NOTE: commercial site, but with links to free content.

Historical Newspapers

Gallica.bnf.fr provides an extensive collection of digitized French newspapers and periodicals from the 19th and 20th centuries.

Le Petit Parisien for 2 June 1889. Source: gallica.bnf.fr.