A Short History of French Literature, by George Saintsbury

Index.

About, Edmond (1828-1885), novelist and journalist, 559.

Academic influences, 486, 506-508.
criticism, 564.

Académie Française, 334, 353, 367, 504-508.

Actors, societies of, 122.

Adalbert, St., 3.

Adam, mystery of, 111.

Adam de la Halle (13th cent.), trouvère and dramatist, 69, 70.

Adenès le Roi (13th cent.), trouvère, 23 note 1, 93, 95.

Adolescence Clémentine, 174.

Adolphe, 435.

Aguesseau, H.F. d' (1668-1751), orator, 457, 480.

Aïssé, Mlle. (1693-1733), letter-writer, 445.

Alba, 31.

Albigensian War, Chronicle of, 30.

Alembert, Jean le Rond d' (1717-1785), encyclopædist, 419, 462, 481, 483, 499.

Alexander of Bernay (12th cent.), trouvère, 43.

Alexandrines, 75, 76, 213, 300.

Aliscans, 19, 22.

Alixandre, Chanson d', 43.

Allainval, Léonor J. C. Soulas d' (1700-1753), dramatist, 412.

Allegory, 81.

Almanach de nos Grands Hommes, 466.

Alzire, 408.

Amphitryon, 312.

Amadas et Idoine, 97.

Amadis of Gaul, 237, 319, 320.

Amants Magnifiques, 312.

Amerval, Eloy d' (15th cent.), poet, 172.

Amis et Amiles, 12, 21, 147.
story of, 16.
passage from, 18.

Amyot, Jacques (1513-1594), translator, 232, 234, 246, 270.

Ancien Théâtre Français, 117 seqq.

Anciennes Poésies Françaises, 181, 182.

Andrieux, François G. J. S. (1759-1833), dramatist and poet, 403, 414.

Andromaque, 302.

Andromède, 298.

Antioche, Chanson d', 20, 39, 48, 99.

Antiquités de Rome, 203.

Antony, 530.

Apologie pour Hérodote, 166, 194.

Argenson, René Louis de Voyer, Marquis d' (1694-1757), memoir-writer, 442.

Arnauld, A. (1612-1694), Port Royalist, 338, 374.

Arnault, A. V. (1766-1834), poet and fabulist, 403.

Arthur, 34.
tale of, its origins, 34, 151.

Arthurian Romances, 34-42, 46 note.

Arthurian cycle, French order of, 35, 97.
Romances, spirit and literary value of, 38.
comedy of, 48.
social characteristics of, 46.

Arvers, Félix (1806-1851), poet, 548.

Asseneth, 147.

Assises de Jérusalem, 144.

Assonance, 11, 27, 63.

Astrée, 319.

Athalie, 302, 303, 306.

Auberi of Besançon (12th cent.), poet, 28.

Aubignac, François Hédelin, Abbé d' (1604-1676), dramatist, novelist, and critic, 293, 322.

Aubigné, Agrippa d' (1550-1630), poet and historian, 212, 213, 253, 254.

Aucassin et Nicolette, 66, 149.
extract from, 150.

Audefroy le Bastard (12th cent.), trouvère, 63.

Augier, E. (b. 1822), dramatist, 553.

Aulnoy, Marie C., Comtesse d' (d. 1720), tale-teller, 328.

Autran, Joseph (1813-1877), poet and dramatist, 555.


Baïf, Jean Antoine de (1532-1592), poet, 196, 198, 205, 206, 210, 226.

---- Lazare de (?-1547) translator, 219.

Balada, 31.

Ballade, 101.

Ballade des Dames du Temps jadis, 158.

Balzac, Honoré de (1799-1850), novelist, 532, 535, 537, 542.

Balzac, Jean Guez de (1594-1655), essayist and letter-writer, 355, 356.

Banville, Th. de (b. 1820), poet, 549.

Barbey d'Aurévilly, J. (b. 1808), miscellaneous writer, 557.

Barbier, Auguste (1805-1882), poet, 545.

Barbier de Séville, 413.

Barlaam and Josaphat, 81.

Baron (1643-1729), comic writer and actor, 317.

Bartas, Guillaume de Saluste du (1544-1590), poet, 211, 212.

Barthélemy, Louis, Abbé (1750-1812), scholar, 427.

Bassompierre, François, Maréchal de, memoir-writer, 337.

Bastard de Bouillon, 20, 99.

Baude, Henri (1430-1495), poet, 163.

Baudelaire, C. (1821-1866), poet and critic, 549, 550.

Baudouin de Sebourc, 20, 99.

Bayle, P. (1647-1706), philosopher and encyclopædist, 375.

Beaumarchais, Caron de (1731-1799), dramatist, 413.

Bele Erembors, 63.

Bélisaire, 458.

Bellay, Guillaume (1491-1543) and Martin (?-1559) du, memoir-writers, 256.

Bellay, Joachim du (1524-1560), poet, 202, 204, 207, 210, 219, 270.

Belleau, Rémy (1528-1577), poet, 204, 226.

Belloy, Burette de (1727-1775), dramatist, 408.

Benedictine students, 503.

Benoist de Sainte More (1154-1189), trouvère and chronicler, 44, 45, 79.

Benserade, Isaac de (1612-1691), poet, 278.

Béranger, Pierre Jean de (1780-1857), poet, 511, 512.

Bergerac, Cyrano de (1620-1655), dramatist and novelist, 308, 324.

Bergier, Nicolas Sylvestre (1718-1790), theologian, 460.

Berlioz, H. (1803-1869), miscellaneous writer, 566.

Bernard, C. de (1805-1850), novelist, 557.

Béroalde de Verville (1558-1612), tale-teller, 194.

Bersuire, Pierre (1290-1352), translator, 143.

Bertaut, Jean (1552-1611), poet, 338.

Berte aux grans Piés, 21, 93.

Bertin, Antoine (1752-1790), poet, 401.

Bertrand, L. (1807-1841), poet, 548.

Berwick, James Fitzjames, Duke of (1660-1734), memoir-writer, 344.

Bésenval, Pierre Victor, Baron de (1722-1791), memoir-writer, 442.

Bestiaries, 79, 145.

Beyle, Henri (1783-1842), novelist and critic, 517.

Beza, Théodore (1519-1605), dramatist and translator, 218, 231.

Bible, 78.

Bibliothèque des Romans, 502.

Billaut, A. (1600-1662) poet, 280.

Bichat, M. F. X. (1771-1802), scientific writer, 501.

Blanc, L. (1813-1882), historian, 577.

Blancandin et l'Orguilleuse d'Amour, 96.

Blandin de Cornoalha, 30.

Blason, 210.

Blasphémateurs, 121.

Blonde d'Oxford, 98.

Blot (1610-1655) poet, 278.

Bodel, Jean (b. 1269), trouvère, 42, 91, 111.

Bodin, Jean (1530-1596), lawyer, 248.

Boethius, Provençal poem on, 28, 29.

Boëtie, Étienne de la (1530-1563), poet and political writer, 209, 242, 243, 249.

Boileau, Nicolas (1636-1711), poet and critic, 284-287.

Boisrobert, F. Le Metel de (1592-1662), poet and dramatist, 278.

Bonald, Louis Gabriel Ambroise, Vicomte de (1754-1840), political writer, 498, 515.

Bordigné, Charles de (16th cent.), poet, 171.

Borel, P. (1809-1859), poet and novelist, 547.

Bornier, H. de (b. 1825), dramatist, 556.

Borron, Robert and Hélie de (12th and 13th cent.), 35, 36.

Bossuet, Jacques Benigne (1627-1704), theologian and preacher, 380-383.

Bouchardy, Joseph (1810-1870), dramatist, 553.

Bouchet, Guillaume (d. 1607), tale-teller, 194.

Bouchet, Jehan (1476-1555), historian and poet, 171, 172, 194.

Bouciqualt, Jean le Maigre (d. 1421), memoir-writer, 105.

Bougainville, Louis Antoine de (1729-1811), traveller, 502.

Bouilhet, L. (1821-1872), poet, 550.

Boulainvilliers, Henri de (1658-1722), historian and political writer, 438.

Bourdaloue, Louis (1632-1704), theologian, 387.

Bourgeois Gentilhomme, 312.

Boursault, Edme (1638-1708), dramatist, 315.

Bradamante, 224.

Brantôme, Pierre de Bourdeilles, Abbé de (1540-1614), memoir-writer, 249-252.

Brébeuf, Guillaume de (1618-1661), poet, 287.

Breu-doble, 31.

Brienne, Comte de (17th cent.), memoir-writer, 339.

Brizeux, Auguste (1803-1858), poet, 546.

Brodeau, Victor (1470-1540), poet, 177.

Brosses, Ch. de (1709-1777), miscellanist, 503.

Brunetière, F., critic, 565.

Brueys, D. A. de (1640-1725), dramatist, 317.

Brun de la Montaigne, 26, 92.

Brunetto Latini (1220-1294), scholar, 145, 152.

Bueves de Commarchis, 93.

Buffon, George Lewis Leclerc, Count de (1707-1788), naturalist, 499.

Bug Jargal, 521.

Buttet, Claude (16th cent.), poet, 209.


Cabanis, J. P. G. (1757-1808), scientific writer, 501.

Calmet, Dom Augustin (1672-1757), biblical historian, 440.

Calvin, Jean (1509-1564), theologian, 230, 231.

Campistron (1656-1737), dramatist, 307, 316.

Candide, 423.

Canso, 30.

Cantilenae, 7, 62.

Caractères of La Bruyère, 365.

Carloix, Vincent (16th cent.), memoir-writer, 254.

Carte de Tendre, 321.

Cassel, glossary of, 3.

Castelnau, Michel de (1500-1592), memoir-writer, 257.

Castoiement d'un Père à son Fils, 81.

Caylus, Madame de (1673-1729), memoir-writer, 344.

Cazotte, Jacques (1720-1792), novelist, 426.

Cénacle, the, 530, 540.

Cent Nouvelles Nouvelles, 148, 283.

Chamfort, N. (1741-1794), moralist and critic, 465, 466.

Champcenetz, (1759-1794), journalist, &c., 464, 465.

Champier, Symphorien (1472-1535), poet, 171.

Chanson, 66, 511, 512.

Chanson d'Alixandre, 42, 43, 46.

Chanson d'Amour, 66.

Chanson de Roland, argument of, 13.
passage from, 14.

Chanson des Albigeois, 30, 31.

Chansonnettes, 66.

Chansons de Gestes, 2, 6, 7, 9-24, 37, 43, 47, 50, 75, 76, 99.

Chanson des Rues et des Bois, 524.

Chansons du XVième Siècle, 166.

Chapelain, Jean (1595-1674), poet, 279, 285, 301, 349.

Chapelle, C. E. L. (1626-1686), poet, 278.

Chardry (13th cent.), trouvère, 81.

Charlemagne à Constantinople, Voyage de, 21.

Charlemagne in Chansons, 13, 14, 19, 22.

Charleval, C. J. L. Faucon de Risseigneur de (1612-1693), poet, 278.

Charroi de Nimes, le, 19.

Charron, Pierre (1541-1603), moralist and theologian, 247, 248.

Chartier, Alain (1390-1458), poet, 102, 105, 144, 165, 169, 270.
ballade from, 108.
extract from Curial, 150.

Chasles, P. L. (1798-1873), critic, 565.

Chassignet, J. B. (1578-1620), poet, 276.

Chastellain, Georges (1403-1475), chronicler, 134, 148, 164.

Chateaubriand, François Auguste de (1768-1848), novelist and miscellaneous writer, 429, 430.

Chatillon, A. de (1810-1884), poet, 548.

Chaulieu, Abbé de (1639-1720), poet, 288.

Chaussée, Nivelle de la (1692-1754), dramatic poet, 411, 415.

Chef d'œuvre Inconnu, 533.

Chênedollé, C. de (1769-1833), poet, 403, 468.

Chénier, André Marie de (1762-1794), poet, 402, 403.

Chénier, Marie Joseph (1764-1811), poet, critic, and journalist, 401, 403, 519.

Cherbuliez, V. (b. 1832), novelist, 562.

Chétifs, 20.

Cheval de Fust, 93.

Chevalerie Ogier de Danemarche, la, 20.

Chevalier à la Charrette, extract from, 40, 41.

Chevalier as Deux Espées, 97.

Chevalier au Cygne, 20.

Chevalier au Lyon, 37, 38.

Chivalry, spirit of, 29, 38.

Cholières, Sieur de (16th cent.), 194.

Chrestien de Troyes (d. c. 1195), trouvère, 37, 38, 39, 40.

Chrestien, Florent (1541-1596), translator and political writer, 260.

Christ, Passion du, 112.

Chronique de du Guesclin, 75.

Chronique de Messire Jacque de Lalaing, 148.

Chronique des Quatre Premiers Valois, 131.

Chronique de Rains, 130.

Chronique du Règne de Charles IX, 537.

Chronique scandaleuse of Jean de Troyes, 136.

Chroniques of Froissart, 132.

Chroniques Grandes et Inestimables, du Grant et Énorme Géant Gargantua, 185.

Chroniques of Jean Lebel, 131, 132, 133.

Chute d'un Ange, 514.

Cinna, 207.

Cinq Mars, 544.

Clari, Robert de (12th cent.), chronicler, 130.

Claude, Jean (1619-1687), theologian, 379.

Claveret (17th cent.), dramatist, 293.

Clélie, 321.

Cléomadès, 93.
extract from, 94.

Cléopâtre, drama, 219, 221, 224, 226.

Cléopâtre, novel, 307, 321.

Clèveland, 422.

Cligès, 38.

Clitandre, 295, 297.

Codes and Legal Treatises, 144.

Collé, Charles (1709-1783), poet, dramatist, and memoir-writer, 404.

Collérye, Roger de (16th cent.), 170, 171.

Colletet, G. (1598-1659), poet, 278.

Collin d'Harleville, J. F. (1755-1806), comic poet and dramatist, 414.

Combat des Trente, 75.

Comédie des Académistes, 405.

Comédie des Chansons, 308.

Comédie des Comédiens, 308.

Comédie des Comédies, 308.

Comédie des Proverbes, 308.

Comédie Italienne, 406.

Comédie Larmoyante, 411.

Comines, Philippe de (c. 1447-1511), memoir-writer, 159, 160.

Commedia dell' arte, 308.

Commedia erudita, 308.

Compère Mathieu, 428.

Comte, A. (1796-1851), philosopher, 568.

Comtesse de Ponthieu, 147.

Condamnation de Banquet, 121, 219.

Condé, B. and J. de (14th cent.), trouvères, 78.

Condillac, Étienne Bonnot de (1715-1780), philosopher, 495.

Condorcet, Jean Antoine Nicolas de Caritat (1743-1794), economist and philosopher, 491.

Confession d'un Enfant du Siècle, 541.

Confession du Vicaire Savoyard, 487.

Confessions, 425, 485, 486, 487, 488.

Confrérie de la Passion (licensed, 1402), 122.
Conjuration de Fiesque, 334, 340.

Conjuration des Espagnols contre Venise, 335.

Conquête de Constantinople, 128, 129, 131.

Conspiration de Walstein, 334.

Constant, Benjamin (1767-1830), politician and novelist, 432, 435, 487.

Consuelo, 534.

Contes Drolatiques, 533, 537.

Contes d'Espagne et d'Italie, 540.

Contes d'Eutrapel, 193.

Contes et Joyeux Devis, 192, 193.

Contes of La Fontaine, 281, 282, 283, 284.

Contrat Social, 486, 487.

Contreditz du Songecreux, 170.

Contre-un, 249.

Conversation du Père Canaye, 361.

Coppée, F. (b. 1842), poet, 551.

Coq-à-l'Âne, 174, 177, 198.

Coquillart, Guillaume (?1421-1510), poet, 162, 164.

Coran, Ch. (b. 1814), poet, 550.

Corinne, 432, 433.

Corneille, Pierre (1606-1684), poet and dramatist, 295-301.

Corneille, Thomas (1625-1706), dramatist, 306, 316.

Corrozet, Gilles (1510-1568), poet and fabulist, 178.

Cottin, Madame (1773-1807), novelist, 434, 435.

Coucy, Châtelain de (13th cent.), poet, 68.

---- Mathieu de (15th cent.), chronicler, 135.

Courier, Paul Louis (1772-1825), translator and political pamphleteer, 469, 510.

Couronnement Loys, 19.

Cousin, Victor (1792-1868), philosopher, 516.

Couvin, Watriquet de (14th cent.), trouvère, 78.

Crébillon the Elder, C. Jolyot de (1674-1763), dramatist, 407, 408.

Crébillon the Younger, C. P. Jolyot de (1707-1778), novelist, 426.

Crétin, Guillaume (d. 1525), poet, 165, 172, 209, 270.

Crispin, Rival de son Maître, 410.

Cromwell, 522.

Cuvier, G. C. (1769-1832), naturalist, 501.

Cygne, Chevalier au, 20, 29, 99.

Cymbalum Mundi, 190, 248.


Dacier, Madame (1654-1720), 367.

Dames Galantes, 251.

Dancourt, F. C. (1661-1725), dramatist, 317.

Dangeau, Ph. de Courcillon, Marquis de (1638-1720), memoir-writer, 345.

Daniel, 111.

Daniel, Père (1649-1728), historian, 334.

Daphnis et Chloe, 233.

Dassoucy, C. Coypeau (1605-1674), miscellanist, 324.

Daubenton, Louis Jean Marie (1716-1800), naturalist, 500.

Daudet, A. (b. 1840), novelist, 562.

Daurat, Jean (c. 1507-1588), poet, 196, 198, 203, 206, 211.

Daurel et Beton, 23 note 2.

Défense et Illustration de la Langue Française, 198, 206.

Deffand, Madame du (1697-1780), letter-writer, 445.

Definition of Chansons de Geste, 11.

De l'Allemagne, 432, 433.

De l'Amour, 518.

De l'Église Gallicane, 496.

De l'Esprit, 493.

De l'Homme, 493.

Delavigne, Casimir (1793-1843), poet, and dramatist, 519.

Delille, Jacques (1758-1813), poet, 400, 507.

Denis Pyramus (13th cent.), poet, 96.

Dépit Amoureux, 309, 310.

Désaugiers, M. A. M. (1772-1827), poet, 404.

Descartes, René (1596-1650), philosopher, 368-374.

Deschamps, Emile (1795-1871), and Antoni (1809-1869), poets, 543.

Deschamps, Eustache (1328-1415), poet, 103, 104.

Descort, 31.

Desfontaines, P. F. Guizot (1685-1745), critic, 460, 461.

Deshoulières, Madame (1638-1694), poetess, 288.

Desmahis, J. F. E. (1722-1761), dramatist, 413.

Desorgues, J. T. (1763-1808), poet, 401.

Des Périers, B. (1500-1544), tale-teller, 190, 191.

Desportes, Philippe (1546-1606), poet, 214.

Destouches, P. H. (1680-1754), dramatist, 411.

Deux Bordeors Ribaux, 50.

Devin du Village, 413.

Diable Amoureux, 426.

Diable Boiteux, 417, 418.

Dialects, 6, 141.

---- and Provincial Literatures, 6.

Dictionnaire de Trévoux, 325.

Diderot, Denis (1713-1784), encyclopædist, 411, 424, 449, 462, 481, 482.

Discours de la Méthode, 370, 372, 373.

Dits and Débats, 50, 77, 78, 104, 115, 117, 118.

Dive Bouteille, 187, 189.

Dolet, Étienne (1509-1544), poet, translator, and printer, 178, 234, 270.

Dolopathos, 52, 96.

Doon de Mayence, 21.

Dorat, C. J. (1734-1780), poet, 404.

Doublet, Jean (16th cent.), poet, 209.

Dovalle, Ch. (1807-1829), poet, 546.

Droz, G. (b. 1832), novelist, 559.

Dubos, Jean Baptiste (1670-1742), historian, 438.

Du Cange, see Dufresne.

Ducis, J. F. (1733-1816), poet and dramatist, 409.

Duclos, Charles Pinaud (1704-1772), historian and moralist, 423, 442, 457.

Dufresne, Charles (Du Cange) (1614-1688), historian, scholar, 353.

Dufresny, Charles Rivière (1648-1724), dramatist, 315, 316, 317, 476.

Duguay-Trouin, René (1673-1736), memoir-writer, 345.

Dulaurens, Henri Joseph (1719-1797), satirist and novelist, 428.

Dumas the Elder, Alexandre (1806-1870), dramatist and novelist, 530, 535, 542.

Dumas the Younger, Alexandre (b. 1824), dramatist and novelist, 554.

Dupanloup, F. A. P. (1802-1878), theologian, 570.

Du Pape, 496.

Du Perron, Cardinal (1556-1618), poet and controversialist, 276.

Duplessis-Mornay (1549-1623), controversialist, 231, 249.

Dupont, P. (1821-1870), poet, 550.

Durant, G. (1550-1615), poet, 260.

Duras, Madame de (1778-1829), novelist, 434.

D'Urfé, Honoré (1567-1725), novelist, 319.

Durmart le Gallois, 97.

Du Ryer, Pierre (1605-1658), dramatist, 293.


Eastern stories in Early French literature, 52.

École des Femmes, 311.

École des Maris, 311.

Émaux et Camées, 539.

Emile, 425, 486.

Encyclopædia, 480.

Enfances Godefroy, 20.

Enfances Ogier, 93.

Enfants sans Souci, 123.

'Enjambement,' 523.

Epinay, Madame d' (1725-1783), memoir-writer, 443.

Erckmann-Chatrian, novelists, 557.

Erec et Énide, 38.

Esprit des Lois, 476, 477.

'Esprit Gaulois,' 48, 182, 263.

Esquisse des Progrès de l'Esprit Humain, 491.

Essais of Montaigne, 242, 243, 354, 365, 372.

Essai sur les Mœurs, 439.

Essai sur les Règnes de Claude et de Néron, 441, 482.

Essai sur l'Indifférence en Matière de Religion, 514.

Essai sur l'Origine des Connoissances Humaines, 495.

Essayists, historical, 336.

Estienne, Henri (1528-1598), scholar, 166, 194, 237.

Estrées, F. A. d' (17th cent.), memoir-writer, 337.

Estula, 52.

Étourdi, 309, 310.

Eugène, 220, 221.

Eulalie, St., Song of, 4, 62.

Expédition Nocturne, 435.


Fables of La Fontaine, 281, 282, 283, 327, 403.

Fabliau des Perdris, extract from, 58, 59.

Fabliaux, 6, 47-52, 148, 153, 502.

Fabre d'Eglantine, P. F. N. (1755-1794), poet and dramatist, 414.

Fâcheux, 311.

Fagan, C. B. (1702-1755), dramatist, 412.

Farce, 117, 216, 218.

Farce du Cuvier, 119.

Farce de Folle Bobance, 120.

Farce du Pasté et de la Tarte, 118.

Faron, St., Song of, 3, 8.

Fatrasie, 194, 198, 424.

Fauchet, Claude (1530-1601), critic, 235.

Fauvel, 57.

Femmes Savantes, 313.

Fénelon, F. de Salignac de la Mothe —(1661-1715), theologian, 383.

Fenin, Pierre de (d. 1506), chronicler, 135.

Festin de Pierre, 310, 311.

Feuilles de Grimm, 462.

Feuillet, O. (b. 1812), dramatist and novelist, 554, 558.

Feydeau, E. (1821-1874), novelist, 559.

Fiancée du Roi de Garbe, 283.

Fierabras, 20, 21, 22.

Fiévée, Joseph (1767-1839), novelist, etc., 434.

Fitzwarine, story of, 146.

'Five Poets,' the, 278, 295.

Flamenca, 30.

Flaubert, G. (1821-1881), novelist, 560, 561.

Fléchier, Esprit (1632-1710), preacher, 388.

Fleury, Abbé (1640-1723), historian, 334.

Flore et Blanchefleur, 96.

Florian, G. P. de (1755-1794), poet and fabulist, 403.

Folles Entreprises, 217.

Fontaine, Charles (1513-1587), poet, 178, 182.

Fontaines, Madame de (d. 1730), novelist, 419.

Fontanes, L. de (1757-1821), poet, 403, 468.

Fontaney, A. C. (?-1837), poet and critic, 547, 548.

Fontenay-Mareuil, F. Duval de (1595-1647), memoir-writer, 336.

Fontenelle, Bernard le Bovier de (1657-1757), miscellaneous writer, 453.

Forbin, C. de (1656-1733), memoir-writer, 345.

Fourberies de Scapin, 313.

Franc Archier de Bagnolet, 158.

Frère Lubin, 177.

Fréron, Elie Cathérine (1719-1776), journalist, 460, 474.

Froissart, Jean (1337-1410), historian and poet, 103, 104, 132-135.

Furetière, Antoine (1620-1688), novelist and miscellaneous writer, 325.


Gaboriau, E. (1835-1873), novelist, 557.

Gace Brulé (13th cent.), poet, 69.

Galerie du Palais, 297.

Galiani, Abbé (1681-1753), economist and letter-writer, 450, 490.

Gamon, Achille (16th cent.), memoir-writer, 257.

Ganelon, 13, 14, 21.

Garat, D. J. (1749-1833), journalist, etc., 464, 465.

Gargantua, 185-187.

Garin le Loherain, 20.

Garnier, Robert (1545-c. 1601), dramatist, 224, 225.

Gaspard de la Nuit, 548.

Gassendi (1592-1655), Neo-Epicurean philosopher, 375.

Gautier, Théophile (1811-1872), poet, critic, and novelist, 537, 542, 546.

Gaymar, Geoffrey (b. 1149), chronicler, 76.

Gazetteers, the rhyming, 289.

Génie du Christianisme, 429, 431.

Genlis, Madame de (1746-1830), novelist, 434, 443.

Geoffrey of Monmouth (12th cent.), historian, 34 sqq.

Gérard de Roussillon, 20.

Gérard de Viane, 21.

Gerson, Jean Charlier de (1363-1429), theologian, 142.

Geruzez, E. (1799-1865), critic, 565.

Gesta Romanorum, 52.

Geste, Meaning of, 10 note 1.

Giélée, Jacquemart (13th cent.), poet, 55.

Gilbert, N. J. L. (1751-1780), poet, 401.

Gil Blas, 411, 417, 418.

Gillot, Jacques (16th cent.), political writer, 260.

Ginguené, P. L. (1748-1816), critic, etc., 464.

Girardin, Madame de (1804-1855), dramatist, 554.

Girartz de Rossilho, 25, 28, 29.

Giron le Courtois, 36, 39.

Glatigny, A., poet, 551.

Globe, 520.

Glorieux, 411.

Godeau, A. (1605-1672), poet, 278.

Golden Violet, etc., 32, 33.

Gombaud, J. Ogier de (1570-1666), poet, 276.

Gomberville, Marin le Roy Seigneur de (1600-1647), poet and novelist, 278, 322.

Gourville, Jean Hérault de (d. 1703), memoir-writer, 343.

Graal, the Holy, Chapter iv., passim.

Grammont, Chevalier de (see Hamilton).

---- Maréchal de, and his family, literary work of, 344.

Grandes Chroniques de France, 128, 130, 131.

Grand Cyrus, 321.

Grandeur et Décadence des Romains, 476.

Grands Capitaines, 250.

Grands Jours d'Auvergne, 389.

Gratien du Pont (16th cent.), poet, 172.

Great St. Graal, 35.

Gréban, Arnoul and Simon (15th cent.), dramatists, 115.

Gresset, J. B. L. (1709-1777), poet and dramatist, 399, 412.

Grévin, J. (1540-1570), dramatist and poet, 210, 223.

Grimm, F. M. (1723-1807), miscellanist, 445.

Gringore, Pierre (1478-1544), poet and dramatist, 169, 216, 217.

Grondeur, 317.

Guénée, Antoine (1717-1803), controversialist, 460, 474.

Guiart, Guillaume (13th cent.), chronicler, 76.

Guillaume de Palerne, 96.

Guise, François, Duke of (1519-1563), memoir-writer, 257.

---- Henri, Duke of (1614-1663), memoir-writer, 344.

Guizot, F. P. G. (1787-1874), historian, &c., 573.

Guttinguer, U. (1785-1866), poet, 543.

Guyot de Provins, trouvère, 78.

---- or Kyot, author of Provençal Percevale, trouvère, 30.


Habert, François (1520-1562 or 1574), poet, 178.

---- Philippe (1605-1637), poet, 178.

Haillan, du (1537-1610), historian, 258.

Halévy, L. (b. 1834), dramatist and novelist, 555.

Hamilton, Anthony (1640-1720), poet and tale-teller, 288, 328.

Han d'Islande, 521.

Hardy, Alexandre (1560-1631), dramatist, 292.

Helgaire, Bp., 3 note 2.

Helvétius, Claude Adrien (1715-1771), philosopher, 493.

Hénault, E. J. F., President (1685-1770), lawyer, &c., 443.

Henriade, 396, 398, 399.

Henri de Valenciennes (12th cent.), chronicler, 129.

Heptameron, 191, 192.

Héraclius, 298.

Herberay des Essarts, Nicolas (d. 1550), translator, 237.

Hernani, 522.

Héroet, Antoine (d. 1568), poet, 179.

Histoire Amoureuse des Gaules, 345.

Histoire Ancienne, 438.

Histoire Comique de Francion, 324, 325.

Histoire de l'Anarchie de Pologne, 441.

Histoire de Port Royal, 528.

Histoire Littéraire de la France, 502.

Histoire des Indes, 440.

Histoire des Oracles, 454.

Histoire des Variations des Églises Protestantes, 381.

Historia Britonum, 34.

Historiettes of Tallemant des Réaux, 391.

Holbach, P. H. Thiry Baron d' (1723-1789), philosophe, 494, 501.

Horace, 297.

Housse Partie, 51.

Hugo, Victor Marie (1802-1885), poet, novelist, and dramatist, 521-527.

Hugues Capet, 21.

Hugues de Rotelande, trouvère, 46.

Huon de Bordeaux, 19, 21.

Huon de Méry (13th cent.), trouvère, 95.


Iambes (Barbier), 545.

Iambes (Chénier), 403.

Illusion comique, 295, 297.

Impromptu de Versailles, 311.

Inès de Castro, 406.

Institution Chrétienne, 230.

Iphigénie, 303.

Itinéraire de Paris à Jérusalem, 430, 431.


Jacques de Lalaing, 148.

Jacques le Fataliste, 424, 428.

Jalousie du Barbouillé, 310, 312.

Jamyn, Amadis (1530-1585), poet, 204, 209, 214.

Janin, J. (1804-1874), novelist and critic, 557.

Jargon, 157.

Jaufré, 30.

Jean de Tuim (13th cent.), trouvère, 146.

Jeannin, Pierre (1546-1622), diplomatist, 256.

Jehan de Paris, 103 note.

Jeu du Prince des Sots et de Mère Sotte, 121, 216.

Jeu parti, 66.

Joconde, 283.

Jodelle, Étienne (1532-1573), dramatist and poet, 219, 220.

Joinville, Jean de (1224-1319), chronicler, 130, 131.
example from, 137.

Joly, Claude (1607-1700), and Guy. (17th cent.), memoir-writers, 340.

Jonah, Book of, 4.

Joubert, Joseph (1754-1824), pensée-writer, 467-469.

Joufrois de Poitiers, 98.

Jourdains de Blaivies, 19, 21.

Juives, 225.

Julie, 486.

Jus de la Feuillie, 115.

Juvenal des Ursins, Jean (1350-1431), chronicler, 135, 136.


Karr, A. (b. 1801), novelist and journalist, 557.

Krüdener, Madame de (1764-1824), novelist, 434.


Labé, Louise (1526-1566), poetess, 178, 179, 208, 288, 543.

Labiche, E. (b. 1815), dramatist, 554.

La Boëtie, Étienne de (1530-1563), poet, &c., 209, 242, 249.

La Borderie (16th cent.), poet, 179.

La Bruyère, Jean de (1645-1696), novelist, 364-367.

La Calprenède, Gauthier de Coste, Seigneur de (1610-1653), novelist, 321.

La Châtre, E. de (17th cent.), memoir-writer, 339, 343.

La Chaussée, Nivelle de (1692-1754), dramatist, 411, 415.

La Condamine, C. M. de (1701-1774), scientific writer, 501.

Lacordaire, J. B. H. (1802-1861), journalist and preacher, 569.

Lacretelle, C. J. D. (1766-1855), historian, 464, 465.

La Fare, Marquis de (1644-1712), poet, 288.

La Fayette, Madame de (1634-1693), novelist, 322, 325-328, 362, 419.

La Fontaine, Jean (1631-1697), poet and dramatist, 280-284.

Lafosse, A. de (1653-1708), dramatist, 307.

Lagrange-Chancel, F. J. de (1677-1758), poet, 397.

La Harpe, J. F. de (1739-1803), dramatist and critic, 459, 465, 468.

Lais, 6, 73, 100.

La Jacquerie, 537.

La Légende des Siècles, 524, 525.

La Marche, O. de la (15th cent.), chronicler, 134.

Lamartine, Alphonse Prat de (1791-1869), poet, historian, and novelist, 513.

Lambert (li Cors), 12th cent., trouvère, 43.

Lamennais, Félicité Robert de (1782-1854), theologian and journalist, 514.

La Mettrie, J. O. de (1709-1757), philosopher, 492.

La Morte Amoureuse, 539.

La Mothe le Vayer, F. de (1588-1672), moralist, &c., 375.

La Motte, Antoine Houdart de (1672-1731), dramatist and critic, 455, 457.

Lancelot du Lac, 36, 38, 39, 40.

Lanfrey, P. (1828-1877), historian, 578.

Langue d'Oc, 26, 27.

Langue d'Oil, 26.

L'Année Terrible, 525.

La Noue, F. de (1651-1691), memoir-writer, 253.

---- J. B. Sauvé (1701-1761) dramatist, 413.

La Nouvelle Héloïse, 425, 488.

La Péruse, Jean de (16th cent.), poet, 209.

Lapidaries, 145.

Laprade, V. de (1812-1887), poet, 547.

La Princesse de Clèves, 326.

Larivey, Pierre (b. c. 1540), comic author, 226.

La Rochefoucauld, François de Marcillac, Duke de (1613-1680), moralist and memoir-writer, 326, 327, 362-364.

La Salle, A. de (1398-1460?), romance-writer, 146-148, 152, 156.

La Taille, Jacques de (1541-1562), poet and dramatist, 210, 223.

La Taille, Jean de (1540-1608), poet and dramatist, 210, 223, 226.

Latin to French, relation of, 1-3.

Latin Literature, influence of, on Early French, 2.

La Tour Landry, Chevalier de (14th cent.), moralist, 142, 143.

L'Avare, 312.

Laws of William the Conqueror, 144.

League, preachers of the, 232.

Le Bel Inconnu, 97.

Lebel, Jean (14th cent.), chronicler, 131, 132.

Lebrun, Escouchard (1729-1807), poet, 400-401.

Le Capitaine Fracasse, 539.

Le Cid, 505.

Leconte de Lisle, C. M. R. (b. 1818), poet, 549.

L'Écossaise, 291, 461.

Leger, St., Life of, 4, 6.

Législation Primitive, 408.

Legouvé, G. M. J. G. (1764-1812), poet and dramatist, 409.

---- Ernest (b. 1807), dramatist, 554.

Le Houx, Jean (d. 1616), poet, 280.

Le Lépreux de la Cité d'Aoste, 434.

L'Empereur Constant, 147.

Le Roi Flore et la belle Jehanne, 147.

Le Maire de Belges, J. (1475-1548), poet and historian, 169, 235.

Lemercier, N. (1771-1840), poet and dramatist, 403, 409, 414.

Lemierre, A. M. (1723-1793), poet, 399.

Lenient, C. F. (b. 1826), critic, 565.

Leroy, Pierre (16th cent.), political writer, 260.

Lesage, Alain René (1668-1747), novelist and dramatist, 409, 414, 417, 418.

Les Châtiments, 524, 538.

Les Contemplations, 524.

Les Contemporaines, 428.

Lescurel, Jehannot de (14th cent.), poet, 102, 104.
ballade from, 106.

Les Misérables, 524.

Les Quatre Vents de l'Esprit, 525.

Lespinasse, Mademoiselle de (1732-1776), letter-writer, 446.

Les Saisnes, 21.

L'Estoile, Pierre de (16th cent.), memoir-writer, 255.

Lettres de Quelques Juifs, 460.

Lettres du Sépulcre, 144.

Lettres Persanes, 475, 476.

Le Vavasseur, L. G. (b. 1819), poet and critic, 550.

L'Homme-Machine, 493.

L'Homme qui Rit, 524.

L'Hospital, Michel de (1505-1573), 249.

Liber de Creaturis, 79.

Lingua romana rustica, 2, 140.

L'Isle, C. J. Rouget de (1760-1836), poet, 405.

Literature proper, beginning of, 7.

Littré, E. (1801-1881), positivist and philologist, 567, 568.

Livre des Cent Ballades, 106.

Livre des faits du Maréchal de Bouciqualt, 135.

Livres de raison, 145.

Loret, J. (d. 1665), poet and gazetteer, 289.

Lorris, William of (13th cent.), trouvère, 82, 87.

Lutrin, 285, 286.

Lyrics, origins of, 62.


Mably, Gabriel Bonnot de (1709-1785), historian and publicist, 440.

Macaire, 21.

Macette, 268.

Machault, Guillaume de (c. 1284-1377), poet, 102-104.
Chanson Balladée from, 107.

Mademoiselle, La Grande, see Montpensier.

Magny, Olivier de (d. 1560), poet, 207, 208.

Mahomet, 408.

Maillard, Olivier (1440-1502), preacher, 166.

Maimbourg, L. (1610-1688), historian, 333.

Maintenon, Madame de (1635-1719), letter-writer, 323.

Mairet, Jean (1604-1686), dramatist, 293.

Maistre, Joseph Marie de (1753-1821), philosopher and political writer, 496.

Maistre, Xavier de (1763-1852), novelist, 434.

Malade Imaginaire, 313, 315.

Malebranche, Nicolas (1638-1715), philosopher, 377.

Malfilâtre, J. C. L. de Clinchamp, (1733-1767), poet, 401.

Malherbe, François de (1555-1628), poet, 274-276.
school of, 276.

Manekine, 97.

Manon Lescaut, 416, 422.

Mantel Mautaillié, 51.

Map, Walter (12th cent.), prose romancer, 34, 35, 36, 38, 39, 127.

Maquet, A. (1813-1888) dramatist and novelist, 548.

Marguerite d'Angoulême, Queen of Navarre (1422-1549), poetess and tale-teller, 190, 191.

Marguerite de Valois, Queen of Navarre and France (1553-1615), memoir-writer, 254.

Marguerites de la Marguerite des Princesses, 178, 192.

Mariage de Figaro, 413.

Mariamne, 292, 293.

Marianne, 420, 423.

Marie de France (13th cent.), poetess, 55, 60, 61, 73.

Marigny, J. Carpentier de (17th cent.), poet, 278.

Marillac, M. de (1573-1632), memoir-writer, 336.

'Marivaudage,' 412, 420, 435, 453.

Marivaux, Pierre Carlet de (1688-1763), novelist and dramatist, 412, 419, 421, 423.

Marmontel, Jean François (1723-1799), dramatist, critic, etc., 413, 427, 458, 468.

Marot, Clément (c. 1497-1544), poet, 172-177, 209, 269.
school of, 177, 180.

Marot, Jean (1463-1523), poet, 165.

Martial d'Auvergne (c. 1420-1508), poet, 163.

Martin, H. (1810-1887), historian, 578.

Mascaron, Jean (1634-1703), preacher, 389.

Massillon, Jean Baptiste (1663-1742), preacher, 386, 388.

Maucroix, F. de (1619-1708), poet, 278.

Maupassant, G. de, poet and novelist, 552.

Maupertuis, Pierre Louis Moreau de (1698-1759), mathematician and physicist, 501.

Maynard, Jean (1582-1646), poet, 276.

Mazarinades, 323, 333, 351.

Médecin malgré lui, 312.

Médecin Volant, 310.

Médée, 295, 297.

Méditations (Descartes), 370.

Méditations (Lamartine), 513, 520.

Mélite, 295, 297.

Mémoires de Grammont, 328.

Mémoires d'Outre Tombe, 430.

Ménage, G. de (1613-1692), scholar, 349, 367 note.

Ménippée, Satyre, 259-264, 271, 358.

Menot, Michel (1440-1518), preacher, 166.

Menteur, 297, 299, 308.

Menteur, Suite du, 297.

Méon, Dominique Martin (1748-1829), scholar, 502.

Méraugis de Portlesguez, 82, 95.

Mercure Galant, 316.

Mercuriales (D'Aguesseau), 457.

Mérimée, Prosper (1803-1870), novelist, historian, and miscellaneous writer, 435, 536, 542.

Merlin, 36.

Mérope, 408.

Méry, J. (1798-1866), poet and novelist, 546.

Meschinot, Jean (1415 or 1420-1491 or 1509), poet, 165.

Messéniennes, 519.

Métromanie, 404, 411.

Meung, Jean de (13th cent.), political writer and poet, 83, 84, 86, 104.

Mézeray, François Eudes de (1610-1683), historian, 333, 334.

Michel, Francisque (1809-1888), scholar, 13.

Michel, Jean (d. 1495), mystery-writer, 112.

Michelet, Jules (1798-1874), historian, etc., 575.

Micromégas, 423.

Mignardises Amoureuses de l'Admirée, 208.

Mignet, F. (b. 1796), historian, 574, 575.

Millevoye, C. (1782-1816), poet, 543.

Miracles de la Vierge, 111, 114.

Misanthrope, 310, 312, 318.

Moïse Sauvé, 279.

Molière, J. B. Poquelin (1622-1673), dramatist, 309-315.
his comedy, 318.

Molinet, Jehan (d. 1507), poet and chronicler, 165, 169.

Moniage Guillaume, 19.

Monnier, H. (1799-1877), novelist and miscellaneous writer, 566.

Monologue, 116.

Monologue du Gendarme Cassé, 163.

Monselet, C. (1829-1888), miscellaneous writer, 566.

Monstrelet, Enguerrand de (c. 1390-1453), chronicler, 134.

Montaigne, Michel Eyquem, Sieur de (1533-1592), 241-248.

Montalembert, C. F. de (1810-1870), historian and political writer, 569.

Montchrestien, Antoine de (d. 1621), dramatist, 291.

Montégut, E. (b. 1826), critic, 564.

Montesquieu, Charles de Secondat, Baron de (1689-1755), political philosopher, 475-478.

Montfleury, A. J. (1640-1685), actor and dramatist, 315.

Montluc, Blaise de (1502-1577), memoir-writer, 252.

Montpensier, A. M. L. de (La Grande Mademoiselle), (1627-1693), memoir-writer, 341.

Monuments, Early, 3-6.

Moralité des Enfans de Maintenant, 120.

Moralities, 120, 216, 217, 218.

Moreau, Hégésippe (1810-1838), poet, 546.

Morellet, André F. (1727-1819), critic and economist, 490.

Mort Artus, 36, 39.

Mort de Pompée, 297.

Motteville, Madame de (1612-1689), memoir-writer, 338.

Mouskès, Philippe (1215-1283), chronicler, 76.

Moyen de Parvenir, 194.

Mummolinus, St., bishop of Noyon, 3, 140.

Mundus, caro, daemonia, 121, 218.

Murger, H. (1822-1861), novelist, 559.

Muset, Colin (13th cent.), trouvère, 69.

Musset, Alfred de (1810-1857), poet, novelist, and dramatist, 534, 540, 541, 545.

Mysteries and Miracle Plays, 110-113, 153, 216, 218.

Mystère de Saint Louis, 216, 217.

Mystère du Viel Testament, 112, 113.

Mystery of Adam, 111.


Nadaud, G. (b. 1820), poet, 550.

Naimes, Duke, 13, 22.

Nangis, Guillaume de (b. 1302), historian, 130.

Nanine, 413.

Naturalism and naturalists, 161.

Nemours, Marie de (1625-1707), memoir-writer, 338.

Nennius, (9th cent.), chronicler, 34, 35.

Nerval, Gérard de (1805-1857), poet and novelist, 537, 545.

Neveu de Rameau, 425.

Newspapers, 463-465.

Newspapers of the Revolution, 463.

Nicholas of Troyes (16th cent.), novelist, 189.

Nicole, P. (1625-1695), 351, 374.

Nicomède, 298.

Nisard, D. (1806-1888), critic, 565.

Nobla Leyczon, 32.

Nodier, Charles (1780-1844), miscellaneous writer, 518.

Noel du Fail (1520-1591), tale-teller, 193.

Norma, 519.

Notre Dame de Paris, 522.

Nouvelles Récréations et Joyeux Devis, 191.


Obermann, 471.

Odes et Ballades, 521.

Œdipe (Corneille), 296, 298.
(Voltaire), 398, 406, 408.

Oisivetés de M. de Vauban, 489.

Old French Literature, revival of study of, 565, 566.

Oraisons Funèbres, 389.

Oresme, Nicholas (1348-1382), translator, 143.

Orientales, 521, 528.

Origins, The, 1-10.
of Chansons de Gestes, 11.

Orléans, Charles d' (1391-1465), poet, 101, 105.
rondel from, 109.

Ossat, Cardinal d' (1536-1604), letter-writer, 255, 256.

Ozanam, F. (1813-1853), critic and historian, 569.


Pailleron, E. (b. 1834), dramatist, 555.

Palaprat, Jean (1650-1721), dramatic author, 347.

Palissot de Montenoy, Charles (1730-1814), dramatist and critic, 461.

Palissy, Bernard (c. 1510-1589), potter and scientific writer, 238.

Palma-Cayet, P. V. (1525-1610), historian, 255.

Panard, C. F. (1694-1765), poet, 404.

Panhypocrisiade, 403.

Pantagruel, 185, 186, 193, 195, 235, 263, 319.

Pantagruéline Prognostication, 187.

Paré, Amboise (c. 1510-1590), surgeon, 239.

Paris, Paulin (1800-1881), literary historian, 7, 25, 34.

---- Gaston (b. 1839), literary historian, 566.

Parmentier, Jean (1494-1530), poet, 172.

Parnasse, the, and Parnassien School, 551, 552.

Parny, Evariste de (1753-1814), poet, 401.

Paroles d'un Croyant, 515.

Partenopex de Blois, 96.

Pascal, Blaise (1623-1662), moralist, 356-360.

Pasquier, Étienne (1529-1665), legist and antiquary, 236, 238.

Passerat, Jean (1534-1662), poet, 210, 260, 263.

Passion, Poem on the, 4-5.
mystery of the, 112, 123.

Pastourelle, 64, 65, 67, 100, 115.
specimen of, 65.

Pathelin, 117, 125, 148.

Patru, O. (1604-1681), lawyer, &c., 367 note.

Paul et Virginie, 427.

Paulmy, A. R. de Voyer d'Argenson, Marquis de (1722-1787), historian and bibliographer, 502.

Pavillon, E. (1632-1705), poet, 279.

Peau de Chagrin, 532, 533.

Pédant Joué, 308, 324.

Pellisson, P. (1624-1693), historian, 334.

Pensées (Joubert), 468.

Pensées (Pascal), 357, 359, 374.

Perceforest, 147.

Percevale, 36, 39, 92, 95.

Péréfixe, de Beaumont de (1605-1671), historian, 333.

Period of Composition of Chansons de Gestes, 12.

Perrault, Charles (1628-1703), fairy-tale-writer, 328.

Perrot d'Ablancourt (1606-1664), translator, 367 note.

Pertharite, 298.

Petit, Jean (1360-1411), theologian and publicist, 141, 148.

Petit Jean de Saintré, 148, 149.

Peyrat, N. ('Napol le Pyrénéen'), poet, 548.

Phèdre, 303, 306.

Philippe de Rémy, Seigneur de Beaumanoir (13th cent.), poet and jurisconsult, 97, 145.

Philosophe movement, Bk. iv. Ch. ii.-vi. passim.

'Philosophe,' 17th-cent. meaning of the word, 375 note.

Pibrac, Guy de Faur de (1529-1584), poet, 210.

Pierre de Saint Cloud (13th cent.), trouvère, 53.

Pigault Lebrun (1753-1835), novelist and dramatist, 434.

Piron, J. (1690-1773), poet and dramatist, 404, 405, 410, 411.

Pisan, Christine de (1363-1420), poetess, 86, 102, 104, 105, 135, 144.

Pithou, P. (1539-1596), lawyer and satirist, 260, 262.

Pixérécourt, R. C. G. de (1773-1844), dramatist, 552.

Plaideurs, 303.

Planche, G. (1808-1857), critic, 565.

Planh, 31.

Pleiade, the, 175, 176, 196, 221, 236, 245, 254, 265, 272, 275, 277, 278, 292, 304, 371, 392.

Political economists, 489.

'Politiques,' 260, 262.

Polo, Marco (1256-1323), Venetian traveller, 145.

Polonius, Jean (Labenski) (1790-1855), poet, 543.

Polyeucte, 297, 300.

Pompignan, le Franc de (1709-1784), poet, 399, 408.

Ponsard, F. (1824-1867), dramatist, 553.

Pontalais, Jean du (15th cent.), poet, 170.

Pontchartrain, P. Phélypeaux de (1566-1621), memoir-writer, 336.

Pontis, L. de (b. 1583), memoir-writer, 337.

Port Royal, 374.

Pradon, N. (1632-1698), dramatist, 307.

Précieuses Ridicules, 309, 310, 313, 315, 320.

Presles, Raoul de (1314-1383), translator, 143, 144.

Prévost, Abbé (1697-1763), novelist, 421, 423, 452.

Prise d'Alexandrie, 102.

Prise d'Orange, 19.

'Prophets' (the) of Christ, 110.

Propos Rustiques, 193.

Prose, general use of, 140.

Provençal Literature, 26-33.
range and characteristics of, 27, 63.
periods of, 28;
First, 28,
Second, 29,
Third, 31.

Provençal to French, relation of, 32.

Provinciales, 357, 358, 374.

Prudhomme, Sully, poet, 551.

Psyche (romance), 313.

Psyche (opera), 298.

Pucelle, Chapelain's, 279.

---- Voltaire's, 399.

Pulchérie, 298.

Pyrame et Thisbé, 293.

Pyramus, Denis, 96.


Quatre Fils Aymon, 21.

Quesnay, François (1694-1774), surgeon and economist, 489.

Quesnes de Bethune (d. 1224), trouvère, 67, 68.

Quest of the Saint Graal, 36, 39, 92.

Quinault (1638-1688), dramatist, 307, 315.

Quinet, E. (1803-1875), historian, etc., 576.

Quinze Joyes du Mariage, 148.


Rabelais, François (1495-1553), 184-190, 235, 239, 241.
his followers, 153, 154, 155.

Rabutin, François de (d. 1852), memoir-writer, 257.

Rabutin, R. de Bussy (1618-1693), memoir-writer, 345.

Racan, Marquis de (1589-1670), poet, 276.

Racine, Jean (1639-1699), dramatist, 301-306.

---- Louis (1692-1763), poet, 397, 398.

Raoul de Cambrai, 20, 23.

Raoul de Houdenc (13th cent.), poet, 82, 95.

Rapin, Nicolas (1535-1608), poet and miscellaneous writer, 210, 260, 263, 267.

---- de Thoyras, P. (1661-1725), historian, 334.

Rapports de Physique et de Morale, 501.

Raulin (1443-1514), preacher, 166.

Raynal, G. I. F. (1713-1796), historian, 440.

Reboul, Jean (1796-1864), poet, 544.

Recherche de la Vérité, 377.

Recherches de la France, 236.

Refrains, 65, 66.

Regnard, Jean (1656-1710), dramatist, 316.

Regnier, Mathurin (1573-1613), poet and satirist, 264-273.

Reichenau, glossary of, 3.

Relation of French to Latin, 1, 2.

Rémusat, Madame de (1780-1821), memoir and letter-writer, 444.

---- Ch. A. de (1797-1875), philosophical and miscellaneous writer, 567, 568.

Renaissance, the, Bk. ii.
French, 276, 307.
course and result of, 270, 273.
period of, 155, 156, 168, 196, 197, 307.
forerunners of, 156.
prose-writers of, 228.
French, as compared with Italian, 152, 307.
late disenchantment of, 241.
and Middle Ages, 155, 502.

Renan, E. (b. 1823), historian and critic, 570-572.

Renart, Couronnement de, 55.

Renart le Contrefait, 56, 57.

Renart le Nouvel, 55.

Renart, Ancien, 51-53.

Renaut de Montauban, 21.

René, 431.

Repues Franches, 157.

Restif de La Bretonne, N. (1734-1806), novelist, 428.

Retz, Cardinal de (1614-1679), memoir-writer, 334, 339, 340.

Retroensa, 31.

Revue des Deux Mondes, 548.

Revolution, memoirs of the, 444.

Reynard the Fox, 53-57.

'Rhétoriqueurs,' 106, 164, 169.

Riccoboni, Madame (1713-1792), novelist, 422.

Richelieu, Alphonse Louis du Plessis (1585-1642), memoir-writer, 337.
and the Academy, 504, 505.
Duke de (1696-1788), memoir-writer(?), 443.

Richepin, J., poet and novelist, 552.

Rivarol, A. de (1750-1801), journalist and moralist, 466.

Rivet de la Grange, Dom Antoine (1683-1649), Benedictine and savant, 502.

Robert de Borron (12th. cent.), trouvère, 35, 36, 38, 39.

Robertet, F. (d. 1522), letter-writer, 165.

Robin et Marion, 115.

Rodogune, 296, 297, 299, 300.

Rohan, Henri de (1579-1638), memoir-writer, 336.

Roland, Chanson de, 7, 8, 9, 12, 19, 22.
history, argument, &c., specimen of, 12-16.

Rollin, Charles (1661-1741), historian, 437.

Roman Bourgeois, 325.

Roman Comique, 308.

Roman de Brut, 55, 76.

Roman de Dolopathos, 96.

Roman des Eles, 82, 95.

Roman d'Enéas, 46.

Roman de Jules César, 46, 146.

Roman de l'Escouffle, 97.

Roman de la Poire, 87.

Roman de la Rose, 77, 82-87, 96, 104, 120, 153, 165, 173, 174, 268.

Roman de Rou, 76.

Roman des Sept Sages, 52, 146.

Roman de Thèbes, 46.

Roman du Chevalier as Deux Espees, 97.

Roman du Renart, 42, 52, 77, 502.

Romans d'Aventures, 40, 91, 92, 93, 95, 97, 98, 237.

Romana Lingua, 2, 3.

Romance, Picaroon, 322.

Romance Tongue, 3.

Romances, Arthurian, 38.

Romances, Heroic, 320.

Romanzen und Pastourellen, 62, 66.

Rondeau and Rondel, 101, 163, 165.

Ronsard, Pierre de (1524-1585), poet, 197-202, 205, 206, 211, 260, 266, 275, 277.

Rossilho, Girartz de, 23, 24, 28, 29.

Rotrou, Jean de (1609-1660), dramatist, 293, 295, 300.

Roucher, J. F. (1745-1794), poet, 400.

Rousseau, Jean Baptiste (1669-1741), poet, 396, 400, 413, 507.

Rousseau, Jean Jacques (1712-1778), novelist and philosophe, 425, 431, 433, 484-488.

Rulhière, C. C. de (1735-1791), historian, &c., 436, 440.

Rusticien of Pisa, 145.

Rutebœuf (b. 1230), trouvère, 69, 71, 72, 78, 111.


Sagon, François (16th cent.), poet, 177.

Saint-Aldegonde, Marnix de (16th cent.), polemical writer, 231.

Saint-Amant, M. A. de (1594-1661), poet, 279.

Saint-Bernard, sermons of, 141.

Saint-Evremond, Charles de Marguetel de St. Denis, Seigneur de (1610-1703), moralist and critic, 334-343, 354, 375, 376, 504.

Saint-Gelais, O. de (1466-1502), poet, 165,180.
Mellin de (1491-1558), poet, 180.

Saint-Guillaume du Désert, Miracle Play of, 113, 114.

Saint-Lambert (1717-1803), poet, 399, 507.

Saint-Louis, 279.

Saint-Marc Girardin (1801-1873), critic, 565.

Saint-Pavin, S. de (1600-1670), poet, 280.

Saint-Pierre, C. F. Castel, Abbé de (1658-1743), political writer, 489.

Saint-Pierre, J. H. Bernardin de (1737-1814), novelist, 427, 514.

Saint-Réal, César Vichard, Abbé de (1631-1692), historian, 335.

Saint-Simon, Louis de Rouvroy, Duke de (1675-1755), memoir-writer, 345-348.

Saint-Victor, P. de (1827-1882), critic, 563.

Sainte-Beuve, Charles Augustin (1804-1869), critic, 201, 435, 464, 520, 527-529, 541, 543.

Sainte-Palaye, La Curne de (1697-1781), philologist, 502.

Saisnes, 21.

Salel, Hugues (c. 1504-1553) poet and translator, 178, 210, 235.

Sales, François de (1567-1635), devotional writer, 379.

Saliat, Pierre (16th cent.), translator, 234.

Salut d'Amour, 66.

Sand, George (A. L. A. Dupin, Madame Dudevant, 1804-1876), novelist, 471, 534, 542.

Sandeau, J. (1811-1883), novelist and dramatist, 557, 558.

Sarcey, F. (b. 1828), critic, 563.

Sardou, V. (b. 1831), dramatist, 555.

Sarrasin, J. (1605-1654), poet and historian, 278, 334.

Satyre Ménippée, 259-264.

Saucourt, ballad of, 8.

Saurin, Bernard Joseph (1709-1781), poet and dramatist, 408, 412, 413.

Saurin, Jacques (1677-1703), preacher, 389.

Scarron, Paul (1610-1660), novelist and dramatist, 308, 322, 323, 325.

Scève, Maurice (d. 1564), poet, 178, 179, 180.

Schélandre, Jean de (1585-1635), poet and dramatist, 277, 292.

Scherer, E. (1815-1889), critic, 563.

Science et Asnerye, 121.

Scribe, E. (1791-1861), dramatist, 553, 554.

Scudéry, Georges de (1661-1667), poet and dramatist, 279, 293, 320.

Scudéry, Madeleine de (1607-1701), novelist, 320, 322, 326.

Sedaine, Michel Jean (1719-1797), dramatist, 413.

Segrais, J. R. de (1624-1701), poet, 278.

Sénancour, Étienne Pivert de (1770-1846), moralist, 471.

Senecan drama, 300, 307.

September massacres, memoirs of, 444.

Sept Sages de Rome, 52.

Séraphita, 532.

Serées, 194.

Serena, 31.

Serres, Olivier de (1539-1619), scientific writer, 239.

Sertorius, 298.

Serventois and Sirvente, 66.

Servitude Volontaire, 249.

Sestina, 31.

Sévigné, Marie de Rabutin-Chantal, Marquise de (1626-1696), 348-351.

Sganarelle, 311.

Siècle de Louis Quatorze, 439.

Siége de Calais, 408.

Siege of Metz, 257.

Siege of Orleans, 122.

Siege of St. Quentin, 257.

Sirvente, 30, 31, and Serventois, 66.

Socrate Chrétien, 355, 372.

Soirées de St. Pétersbourg, 496.

Songe du Verger, 144.

Sonnets, 203, 278.

Sophonisbe, 298.

Sorel, Charles (d. 1674), novelist, 324.

Soties, 121, 122, 216, 217.

Soulary, J. (b. 1815), poet, 550.

Soulié, F. (1800-1847), novelist, 556.

Soumet, Alexandre (1788-1845), dramatist, 519.

Sourches, Marquis de (17th cent.), memoir-writer, 348.

Souza, Madame de (1761-1836), novelist, 434.

Spartacus, 408.

Staal, Madame de (Mlle. de Launay, 1684-1750), memoir-writer, 441.

Staël, Madame de (A. L. G. Necker, 1766-1817), novelist, &c., 431-433, 487, 510.

Stapfer, P. (b. 1840), critic, 565.

Strasburg Oaths (sworn in 842 between Charles the Bald and Louis the German against their brother Lothaire), 1, 4.

Sue, E. (1804-1854), novelist, 556.

Sully, Maurice de (1160-1196), sermon writer, 141.

Sully, Maximilien de Bethune, Duke de, memoir-writer, 256.

Suréna, 298.

Système de la Nature, 494.


Tabarin (17th cent.), dramatist, 307 note.

Tuhureau, Jacques (1527-1555), poet, 208.

Taine, H. (b. 1828), critic and historian, 564, 578.

Tallemant des Réaux, Gédéon (1619-1692), anecdotist, 352.

Tartuffe, 310, 311, 312.

Tastu, Madame (b. 1798), poetess, 543.

Tavannes, Jean and Guillaume de, memoir-writers, 257.

Télémaque, 384, 385, 427.

Temple de Gnide, 475.

Tencin, Madame de (C. A. Guérin), (1681-1749), novelist, 419.

Tenson, 66.

Testament, 79.

Testaments, of Villon, 157-159.

Thaun, Philippe de (12th cent.), trouvère, 79.

Theagenes and Chariclea, 232.

Théâtre de la Foire, 406, 410, 412.

Théâtre de l'Agriculture et du Ménage des Champs, 239.

Théâtre Français, 522.

Thébaïde, 301.

Théodore, 297.

Théophile, Miracle, 111.

'Théophile,' poet, see Viaud.

Thibaut de Champagne (1201-1253), poet, 32, 66, 68, 69, 82.

Thierry, Augustin (1795-1856), historian, 572.

Thierry, Amédée (1787-1873), historian, 572.

Thiers, A. (1797-1877), historian, 572, 573.

Thomas, A. L. (1732-1785), essayist, 460.

Thuana, (sc. Historia), 257.

Tillemont, S. le Nain de (1637-1698), ecclesiastical historian, 334.

Tite et Bérénice, 298.

Tocqueville, A. de (1805-1859), historian and political writer, 577.

Toison d'Or, 298.

Torneijamens, 31.

Tory, Geoffroy (16th cent.), grammarian, 239.

'Tragédie Bourgeoise,' 412.

Tragiques, 213.

Traité des Sensations, 495.

Travailleurs de la Mer, 524.

Trésors, 145.

Tressan, L. E. de la Vergne, Comte de (1705-1782), romance-writer, 52, 502.

Trévoux, Dictionaire de, 325.

---- Journal de, 453.

Triolet, 118.

Tristan, Romance of, 36, 39, 92.

Tristan (17th cent.), dramatist, 293.

Troie, Roman de, 44.

Troilus, 147.

Troubadour Poetry, forms of, 30.

Trouvères and Jongleurs, 8, 23, 92, 502.

Turcaret, 410, 411.

Turgot, A. R. J. (1727-1781), economist, 436, 490.

Turoldus (11th cent.), trouvère, 13.

Turpin, chronicle of, 127 note.

Tyard, Pontus de (1521-1603), poet, 196, 198, 207.

Tyr et Sidon, 277, 292.


Un Spectacle dans un Fauteuil, 540.


Vachot, Pierre (16th cent.), poet, 172.

Vacquerie, A. (b. 1819), critic and poet, 550.

Vadé, Jean Joseph (1719-1757), poet, 404.

Vair, Guillaume du (1556-1621), lawyer and moralist, 248, 356.

Vair Palefroi, 51.

Valérie, 434.

Valmore, Marceline Desbordes (1787-1859), poetess, 543.

Variétés Historiques et Littéraires, 351.

Varillas, A. (1624-1696), historian, 333.

Vauban, Sébastien le Prestre de (1633-1731), engineer and political economist, 489.

Vaudeville, 415.

Vaugelas, C. F. de (1585-1650), grammarian, 356, 392, 506.

Vauquelin de la Fresnaye (1536-1606), poet, 208, 210, 218, 265.

Vauvenargues, Luc de Clapiers, Marquis de (1715-1747), essayist and moralist, 455-457.

Venceslas, 294.

Vengeance de Raguidel, 95.

Vénus, de, la Déesse d'Amors, 87.

Véritable Saint Genest, 294.

Vers de Société, 277, 404.

Vers, Provençal, 30.

Verse Chronicles, 75.

Vertot, Abbé (1655-1735), historian, 333-334.

Ver-Vert, 369, 412.

Veuillot, L. (1813-1880), journalist, 570.

Viaud, Théophile de (1590-1626), poet and dramatist, 277, 293.

Vieilleville, Maréchal de (1509-1571), memoir-writer, 254.

Vigny, Alfred de (1799-1864), poet and novelist, 544.

Vilain, le, qui conquist Paradis par Plaist, 51.

Vilain Mire, 51.

Villanelle, 101.

Villanesques, 210.

Villars, Boyvin du (16th cent.), memoir-writer, 257.

Villars, L. H., Duke de (1653-1734), memoir-writer, 344.

Villedieu, Madame de (1631-1683), novelist, 17, 322.

Villehardouin, Geoffroi de (c. 1160-1213), 128-130.
examples from, 136.

Villemain, A. (1790-1870), critic, 564.

Villon, François (1431-1485), poet, 156-158.

Vinet, A. (1797-1847), critic, 565.

Viollet le-Duc, E. E. (1814-1879), architectural writer, 565.

Virgins, Ten, 7, 27, 111.

Voir Dit, 102.

Voiture, V. (1598-1648), poet and letter-writer, 277, 356.

Volney, C. F. de Chassebœuf, Comte de (1757-1820), philosophe and traveller, 441, 492.

Voltaire, F. Arouet de (1694-1778),
life and poems, 398, 399.
plays, 407, 408.
tales, 423, 424.
histories, 439.
criticism, 461.
philosophy, 478, 479.
scientific work, 501.

Voyages à la Lune et au Soleil, 324.

Voyage autour de ma Chambre, 434.

Voyage de Charlemagne à Constantinople, 48.

Voyage du Jeune Anacharsis, 427.


Wace (c. 1120-1174), trouvère, 76.

William of Lorris, see Lorris.

William Marshall, Earl of Pembroke, chronicle of, 76.

William IX., Count of Poictiers (1020-1090), troubadour, 28, 30.

William of Tudela (13th cent.), poet, 30.

William of Tyre (d. 1129), historian, 130.


Ysopet, 60.


Zadig, 423.

Zaïde, 326.

Zaïre, 407.

Zola, E. (b. 1840), novelist and critic, 561, 562.

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