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Timothy Unwin
Russell Goulbourne
Emma Cayley

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The journal publishes articles and reviews spanning all areas of French Studies , including language and linguistics, all periods and aspects of literature in France and the French-speaking world, thought and the history of ideas, cultural studies, film, and critical theory.

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Special Issue Collection

French Studies publishes occasional special issues on a wide range of topics likely to interest our readers.

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The Medieval Library

Guest edited by Thomas Hinton and Luke Sunderland

This latest special issue is now available online. It offers a literary perspective, drawing on medieval and modern theories of reading and textuality.

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Literary approaches to the Medieval Library

Guest editors Thomas Hinton and Luke Sunderland discuss the special issue in a short video filmed at The Society for French Studies conference in 2015.

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Renaissance French Studies

French Studies carries an unparalleled range and number of book reviews from across the discipline and around the world. The editors of the journal have put together a free selection of reviews on Renaissance French studies.

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États Présents

In the sixty years since its inception, French Studies has been a leading forum for the publication of ground-breaking work and for critical debate. To illustrate this, the editors of the journal are pleased to make the états présents published in the journal freely available online.

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French Studies are pleased to make a number of the Obituaries published in the journal in recent years freely available online.

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Virtual Issue on Baudelaire

2017 marks the 150th anniversary of the death of Charles Baudelaire. To commemorate this landmark, the editors of French Studies and French Studies Bulletin have put together a Virtual Issue that makes previously published items on Baudelaire freely accessible. The articles span five decades of scholarship from the 1970s through to the present and are available to read free online until 30th September 2017.

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