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FREN 4010 - Sojic  

Course guide for Professor Sojic's section of French 4010: The Short Story.
Last Updated: Aug 25, 2014 URL: Print Guide Email Alerts

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Workshop Overview

1. Bibliography mining

2. Advanced database searching

3. Citation management tools


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Bibliography Mining

As you're reading a book or article, you may come across a cited work that you want to read. How do you get to the full-text when you have a citation from the bibliography?

Do we have access to the following items*? Hint: Go to the library's homepage and search the library catalog or SearchAll.

Bart, Benjamin F, and Robert F. Cook. The Legendary Sources of Flaubert's Saint Julien. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1977. 

Biasi, Pierre-Marc de. "Toward A Science Of Literature: Manuscript Analysis And The Genesis Of The Work." Genetic Criticism: Texts and Avant-Textes. 36-68. Philadelphia, PA: U of Pennsylvania P, 2004.

Orr, Mary. "Hunting legendary monsters in Flaubert's La Légende de Saint Julien l'hospitalier." French Studies Bulletin 26.95 (2005): 15-19.

Biobibliographical information

Search the assigned database for an entry about Gustave Flaubert. Then, answer the following questions:

  1. What kind of information is included in the article?
  2. How might the information help you as you’re reading the assigned Flaubert story?
  3. How might it help you as you’re writing about his short stories?
  • Literature Criticism Online
    Simultaneously search several reference works such as Contemporary Literary Criticism, Nineteenth-Century Literarature Criticism, Twentieth-Century Literature Criticism, and Short Story Criticism.
  • Dictionary of Literary Biography
    Career biographies and criticism of writers from all eras and all genres through volumes dedicated to specific types of literature and time periods.
  • Literature Resource Center
    Signed essays covering over 1600 world authors.


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