French and Francophone Resources: Print
Guide to French Literature
LOCKWOOD Reference PQ 41 .L49 1994.
2 large volumes. Vol. 1 "Beginnings to 1789," vol. 2 "1789 to the Present." Entries on groups and trends as well as on individual writers. Only covers France.
New Oxford Companion to Literature in French
LOCKWOOD Reference PQ 41 .N48 1995
Entries of over 3000 writers and works. Includes essays on literary movements and genres. Includes coverage of Francophone writers. Includes some major francophone writers.