ARTFL Project


A source of classical French writings.

Consists of a number of searchable databases including:

  • FRANTEXT: Over 2600 texts, ranging from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing.
  • French Women Writers: Over 100 works by French women authors from the 16th to the 19th century.
  • Provençal Poetry: 38 collections of texts from the 12th and 13th centuries.
  • The ARTFL Encyclopédie: A complete online version of the first edition of Diderot and d'Alembert's Encyclopédie, with Panckoucke's 4-volume Supplément à l'Encyclopédie.

Updated regularly.


Access Notes

Authorized Users: 

Carleton students, faculty and staff
Content last reviewed: August 5, 2020