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FREN 3100 Introduction to Critical Reading and Writing in French Literature: Bienvenue

Beginning French Literature

Guide Introduction

Welcome to the course guide for Elizabeth Bloomfield's course FREN 3100. My name is Kathia Ibacache, your Subject Specialist for Romance languages.  I am here to assist you with any questions about your course projects. Please feel free to contact me anytime to request a research consultation. You can also e-mail me at: 

Session Objectives: At the end of the session, you will be able to:

  • Use keywords to find sources
  • Find and evaluate scholarly sources that you can use in your assignment.


Image of the cover of the book Truismes by Marie Darrieussecq. Image shows a women with a pig's tale.

Image of “Truismes.” Used under the Fair Use Doctrine.

Topics Covered in this Guide


  • Keywords and related terms
  • Boolean Operators
  • Searches
  • Databases (JSTOR - PERSEE)
  • MLA Citation style

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