Corpus de la Littérature Médiévale

Corpus Litterature Medievale

Corpus de la Littérature Médiévale (Corpus of Medieval Literature) contains more than 800 French literary works, narratives, poems, and plays written from the 9th - 15th centuries. The database interface and the texts in the Corpus are in French. The collection offers a variety of browsing and searching methods, including:

  • Auteur (Author)
  • Titres des Oeuvres (Title of Work)
  • Genres Littéraires (Literary Genre)
  • Chronologie (Chronology)
  • Recherche Simple (Simple Search)
  • Recherche Avancée (Advanced Search)

From the home screen, if you select a browse option, you will be able to select from an alphabetical list of authors, titles, genres, or time periods from the left side of the screen. If you select a search option, you may enter search terms in the box labeled "Rechercher dans le texte integral." Search terms must be in French. It is possible to refine an Advanced Search by genre, author, title, or date of composition.    

Dates covered

9th – 15th centuries.

Resource types
Classiques Garnier Numérique