A full-text retrieval database of classical French writings; users can create a dictionary and frequency count of words used in a text, trace origins of words or phrases back through the 17th century, etc. The database includes literary works, political tracts, philosophical writings, and technical treatises.
A cooperative project of the Dept. of Romance Languages and Literatures of the University of Chicago, the Institut National de la Langue Français/Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, and the Textual Information Retrieval and Analysis Research Group (TIRA) of the University of Chicago.
This resource is available only to current faculty, staff and students of Columbia University.