Full-text resource of 2,000 works. Coverage ranges from classic works of French literature to various kinds of non-fiction prose and technical writing. Includes text collections in French, English & Italian; guides and bibliographies; and dictionaries and other ref. works, including Diderot. The eighteenth, nineteenth and twentieth centuries are about equally represented, with a smaller selection of seventeenth century texts as well as some medieval and Renaissance texts. A Provençal poetry database was recently (2004) added that includes 38 texts in their original spellings. Genres include novels, verse, theatre, journalism, essays, correspondence, and treatises. Subjects include literary criticism, biology, history, economics, and philosophy. Other texts include French Women Writers and pamphlets and periodicals from the French Revolution of 1848. In most cases standard scholarly editions were used in converting the text into machine-readable form, and the data contain page references to these editions. A cooperative enterprise of Analyse et Traitement Informatique de la Langue Française (ATILF) of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), the Division of the Humanities, the Division of the Social Sciences, and Electronic Text Services (ETS) of the University of Chicago.