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Syracuse University Libraries

French Language and Literature: FRE 316

This guide outlines key resources and strategies for searching French language and literature at the Syracuse University Libraries

General Resources

The Arts

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Subject headings include:

Art- France

Architecture- France

Music- France

You can also search by artistic movement  i.e. Impressionism

Individual artists, architects and composers can be searched by name

 

For music related topics, consult this Research Guide:

https://researchguides.library.syr.edu/music/recordings

Business

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Cuisine

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Subject headings include Cooking, French

also consider searching by author:  Child, Julia

Education

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Keyword searching is useful to search for specific events.

Topics for the student riots of May 1968 include:

Riots--France--Paris

 

For historical events related to education, also consult the history resource.

Fashion

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For help with fashion related research, go to the Research Guide listed here: https://researchguides.library.syr.edu/fashion

 

Use Fashion- France as a subject heading

 

You can also search under individual designers or fashion houses

Geography

Health and Society

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Topics to research include:

Medical Policy- France

History

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Sample subject headings include:

 

De Gaulle, Charles

World War, 1939-1945- France

 

Leisure

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Literature

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See below for examples of specific subject headings for French literature:

French fiction.
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Library of Congress subject headings 

Media

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Politics

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Religion and Philosophy

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