L’Esprit Createur is devoted to the study of French and Francophone literature, film, and culture.  Covering all periods from the medieval to the contemporary, L’Esprit Créateur represents the major fields of the discipline of French and Francophone Studies, including literature and literary history, postcolonial studies, gender studies, film and visual studies, ecocriticism, critical theory, and cultural studies.

Featuring articles in English and in French, L’Esprit Créateur publishes work from a broad diversity of critical approaches.

For more than 50 years, the scholarship appearing in the journal’s pages has shaped the field of French and Francophone Studies.