The size of our collection of books for French culture and literature is substantial. For the 18th and 19th centuries, the information in this page is limited to searches in the database Cambridge Core as a very preliminary access to the research relevant to your reading list for the French Field examination.
To access online books in our collection, please use the following procedures:
To access these E-books, go to the library's main page https://libraries.usc.edu/
Once in "Advanced Search" type: French literature - eighteenth century OR French literature - nineteenth century
And then select "Subject" by scrolling down in the Field column. Once there, from the left-most column on the page, under "Availability", select "Available online".
Go to the library's main page https://libraries.usc.edu
Select Advanced Search from the drop-down menu "Everything"
Once in "Advanced Search" type the last name of the author (e.g. Diderot) and then select "author" by scrolling down in the Field column.
Once there, from the left-most column on the page, under "Availability", select Available online.