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French authors

Middle Ages

Chrétien de Troyes ~ Guillaume de Lorris ~ Marie de France ~ Moniot d'Arras ~ Rutebeuf ~ François Villon

16th century

Joachim du Bellay ~ Louise Labé ~ La Boétie ~ Marguerite de Navarre ~ Clément Marot ~ Michel de Montaigne ~ François Rabelais ~ Pierre de Ronsard ~ Jean de Sponde

17th century

Nicolas Boileau ~ Bossuet ~ Corneille ~ Cyrano de Bergerac ~ Fénelon ~ La Bruyère ~ Madame de La Fayette ~ Jean de La Fontaine ~ La Rochefoucauld ~ Molière ~ Blaise Pascal ~ Charles Perrault ~ Jean Racine ~ Saint-Amant ~ Madame de Sévigné

18th century :

Beaumarchais ~ Jacques Cazotte ~ Denis Diderot ~ Pierre Choderlos de Laclos ~ Alain-René Lesage ~ Marivaux ~ Montesquieu ~ Rétif de la Bretonne ~ Cardinal de Retz ~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau ~ Sade ~ Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot ~ Voltaire

19th century

Balzac ~ Barbey d'Aurevilly ~ Charles Baudelaire ~ Chateaubriand ~ Benjamin Constant ~ Alphonse Daudet ~ Alexandre Dumas ~ Émile Erckmann ~ Gustave Flaubert ~ Théophile Gautier ~ Goncourt brothers ~ José-Maria de Heredia ~ Victor Hugo ~ Joris-Karl Huysmans ~ Alphonse de Lamartine ~ Lautréamont ~ Stéphane Mallarmé ~ Guy de Maupassant ~ Prosper Mérimée ~ Alfred de Musset ~ Gérard de Nerval ~ Jules Renard ~ Arthur Rimbaud ~ George Sand ~ Madame de Staël ~ Stendhal ~ Jules Vallès ~ Paul Verlaine ~ Jules Verne ~ Alfred de Vigny ~ Villiers de l'Isle-Adam ~ Émile Zola

20th century

Alain-Fournier ~ Guillaume Apollinaire ~ Antonin Artaud ~ Henri Barbusse ~ André Gide ~ Francis Jammes ~ Maurice Leblanc ~ Gaston Leroux ~ Albert Londres ~ Louis Pergaud ~ Marcel Proust ~ Raymond Radiguet

Plays


Middle Ages


17th century

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Molière

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Racine


20th century

Edmond Rostand

Alfred Jarry


Poetry

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Old French / Middle Ages

The Song of Roland ~ Le Roman de Renart ~ Romance of the Rose ~ Tristan and Iseult

Renaissance

- Marot: L'Adolescence clémentine - Various Blasons du corps féminin ~ Psaumes - Scève: Délie, objet de plus haulte vertu - Pernette du Guillet: Rimes - Du Bellay: L'Olive ~ Défense et illustration de la langue française - Ronsard: Odes ~ Les Amours - Louise Labé: Works - Du Bellay: Antiquités de Rome ~ Regrets

- Philippe Desportes - Agrippa d'Aubigné - La Boétie: Twenty-nine Sonnets - Sponde: Poèmes chrétiens

17th century

Malherbe: Odes - Sonnets - Chansons - Stances ~ Racan : Bergeries

Régnier: Satires Théophile de Viau: Odes - Élégies - Satires - Pyrame et Thisbé ~ Honoré d'Urfé ~ Jean Ogier de Gombaud ~ Régnier, nephew of Desportes ~ Maynard ~ Théophile de Viau ~ Boisrobert ~ Saint-Amant ~ Chapelain ~ Voiture ~ Tristan L'Hermite ~ Corneille ~ Scarron ~ Benserade ~ Brébeuf ~ La Fontaine ~ Boileau ~ Racine ~ Guillaume Amfrye de Chaulieu ~ Regnard

18th century

19th century

The Drunken Boat ~ The Flowers of Evil ~ The Lay of Maldoror ~ La Légende des Siècles ~ Dieu ~ Méditations poétiques ~ Poèmes saturniens ~

20th century

Non fiction

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16th century

Michel de Montaigne

17th century

Blaise Pascal

François de La Rochefoucauld

18th century

Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Anne-Robert-Jacques Turgot

19th century

François-René de Chateaubriand

Alexis de Tocqueville

Adolphe Thiers

Jules Michelet

20th century

André Breton


Fiction

Middle Ages

anonymous - The Song of Roland ~ Chrétien de Troyes - Yvain, the Knight of the Lion, Lancelot, the Knight of the Cart ~ various - The Romance of Tristan and Iseult ~ anonymous - Lancelot-Grail), also known as the prose Lancelot or the Vulgate Cycle ~ Guillaume de Lorris and Jean de Meung - Romance of the Rose

Renaissance

François Rabelais - Pantagruel, Gargantua

17th century :

Madame de La Fayette - La Princesse de Clèves

18th century :

Voltaire - Candide Jean-Jacques Rousseau - Julie, ou la nouvelle Héloïse Denis Diderot - Jacques the Fatalist

19th century

Victor Hugo: The Hunchback of Notre Dame, Les Misérables ~ Alexandre Dumas: The Three Musketeers, The Count of Monte Cristo ~ Stendhal: The Red and the Black, The Charterhouse of Parma ~ Honoré de Balzac: The Human Comedy, a novel cycle which includes Père Goriot) ~
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Jules Verne: Around the World in Eighty Days, 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea ~ Gustave Flaubert: Madame Bovary, Sentimental Education ~ Guy de Maupassant: Bel Ami, The Necklace, other short stories ~ Émile Zola: Les Rougon-Macquart (a novel cycle which includes Germinal, Nana and La Bête humaine)

20th century

Alcools ~ Arsène Lupin ~ The Phantom of the Opera ~ Remembrance of Things Past ~

Wikisource translations