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The outstanding American expatriate community in Paris has produced hundreds of literary works over the centuries: from Jefferson and Franklin in the late 18th Century until the modern Black Writers' Movement of the 50's, 60's, and 70's, Paris has always called to the imagination of the American people, most strongly seen in the Lost Generation of the 1920's. Welcome to this resource that will help you find research tools on Americans in Paris. The contents of this guide include the tabs listed below:

  • Databases, Journals, and Articles--This page lists databases, journals, and particular journals articles subscribed to by the University that may be helpful in researching literature, including resources like the MLA International Bibliography and J19: The Journal of Nineteenth-Century Americanists.
  • eBooks--This page contains e-reference, literary criticism eBooks, and physical books in our collection that related to the study of American literature of Paris-based authors.
  • Multimedia--This page has video interviews, television shows, and documentaries from and about authors on your syllabus, like the Lost Generation and the Founding Fathers in Paris.
  • Web Resources--This page contains free online educational resource on the history of Americans in Paris and their literature, including the images of Ben Franklin in Paris and other resources.
  • Citation Help--This page gives information on plagiarism and how to cite in MLA.

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