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  • Author: Boudreau, Amy

Date: 1971 (first printing, 1955)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 579113

Book-length poem on the Acadian expulsion and settlement in the United States, followed by a brief historical sketch of Nova Scotia (modern-day Acadia) and the Acadians in Louisiana. Prefaced with an appreciative letter written by then-Consul General…

  • Author: Beaupré, Norman

Date: 2005

Language: English

Find in a Library: 77139371

Novel about WWII and its effects on soldiers and civilians alike. Explores the similar experiences of one boy from New England and one from Berlin. An attempt to remember the War's "forgotten undesirables:" Gypsy, gay, African American, Japanese…

  • Author: Hebert-Leiter, Maria

Date: 2009

Language: English

Find in a Library: 463256338

From LSU Press: "From antebellum times, Louisiana’s unique multipartite society included a legal and social space for intermediary racial groups such as Acadians, Creoles, and Creoles of Color. In 'Becoming Cajun, Becoming American,' Maria…

  • Author: Stewart, Sharon

Date: 2004

Language: English (traduction en français est disponible)

Find in a Library: 54371823

A children's book about the Acadian expulsion of 1754 (le Grand Dérangement). From Scholastic Canada: "Angélique Richard's life is turned upside down when she and her family, along with the people of Grand-Pré, are forced by the…

  • Author: Seton, Anya

Date: 1975 (2010)

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1272590, 642838990

Young adult novel heavily influenced by the tale of "Evangeline" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Seton's final novel, originally published in 1975. Republished in 2010. From Chicago Review Press: "Anya Seton, whose many novels won her world-wide…

  • Author: Provencher Faucher, Doris

Date: 2006

Language: English

Find in a Library: 122407531

Third novel in "Le Québécois" series. From Artenay Press: "Three decades of colonial peace and prosperity follow the Treaty of Utrecht. Bastien's three succeeding generations migrate to settle south and west along the Saint Lawrence…

  • Author: Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth

Date: 1897 (1847)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 27193052

Find Online: OL496004W

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Maine native Longfellow's epic poem about "le Grand Dérangement" - the Acadian Expulsion - and one Acadian woman's search for her love lost. First published in 1847.

  • Author: Le Blanc, Barbara

Date: 2003 June

Language: English (with français)

Find in a Library: 52070757

From Gaspereau Press: "In 'Postcards from Acadie,' Barbara Le Blanc explores the cultural and symbolic resonance of the Grand Pré National Historic site...Excavating the political and cultural symbols that have shaped Grand Pré, Le Blanc explores…

  • Author: Lacroix, Benoît

Date: 1980

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 8345159

De l'avant-propos: "Le père Benoit Lacroix, O.P., avec toute la lucidité qu'on lui connait, a su, lui aussi, plonger dans la profondeur de l'âme du pecheur pour essayer d'en decouvrir le phénomène religieux maritime; et, en bon pédagogue, il…

  • Author: Pidacks, Adrienne Marie

Date: 2008-08-00

Thesis Type: M.A., Communications

Institution: University of Maine

Language: en

Find in a Library: 314172114

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From the author: "The poem 'Evangeline: A Tale of Acadie' by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow published in 1847, has had an impact on people for generations. The success of the poem was felt not only by its readership but also by the Acadian culture that…

  • Author: Shea, Louise Gravel

Date: 1999

Thesis Type: M.A., Geography

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 277833186

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De l'auteur: "Le territoire d'étude de ce mémoire est situé dans le comté du Madawaska, au nord-ouest du Nouveau-Brunswick et dans la partie nord du comte d'Aroostook Maine, c'est-à-dire dans la vallée supérieure de la rivière Saint-Jean. La…

  • Author: Gauvin, Marie Anne

Date: 1965

Thesis Type: M.S., Modern Languages

Institution: Central Connecticut State College

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 7520406

Find Online: OL12363344W

Historical observations of language usage in the St. John River Valley in Maine and New Brunswick, focusing on the social, cultural, and linguistic traits maintained by the area's Acadian population. From the author: "This thesis proposes to show how…

  • Author: DeFarges, Rachelle Chasse
  • Author: Chasse, E. David
  • Author: Chasse, Andrew W.
  • Author: Chasse, Geraldine

Date: 2003


A chronicling of the living monuments planted in honor of local families in Madawaska, Maine, during the town's annual Acadian Festival and Family Reunion celebrations. Beginning in 1980, a tree was planted and a stone engraved each year in…

  • Author: Takai, Yukari

Date: 2010

Publication: The Canadian Historical Review

Volume: 91

Language: en

Find in a Library: 636583583

Review of two 2008 history texts on French America: "Franco-Amérique," by Dean Louder and Eric Waddell, and "Loyal but French: The Negotiation of Identity by French-Canadian Descendants in the United States," by Mark Paul Richard.

  • Author: Szelezak, Edith

Date: 2007-01

Publication: Glottopol: Revue de sociolinguistique en ligne

Volume: 9

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 163640790

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Essay on linguistic phenomena -- "code-switching," "tag-switching," or other culturally indicative lingual breaks -- in Franco-American bilingual speech patterns found in Massachusetts. Includes a discussion of some common speech characteristics of…

  • Author: LeBlanc, Robert G.

Date: 1967

Publication: Cahiers de géographie du Québec

Volume: 11

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60627975

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A concise account of the Acadian migrations between 1750 and 1800, including intercontinental migration routes, community prevalance, and the political context that motivated such a tumultuous half-century in and out of Atlantic Canada.

  • Author: Madore, Nelson (editor)
  • Author: Rodrigue, Barry H. (editor)
  • Author: Miller, Corinna (editor)
  • Author: Hébert, Chase (editor)
  • Author: Beaupré, Normand (French language editor)

Date: 2007

Language: en

Find in a Library: 131062883

Celebrated collection of essays, stories, poems, songs, art, and other works on the history of Franco American people and their communities in Maine. Features the following writings by their respective authors, in order of appearance: Foreword by…

  • Author: Jackson, G.E.

Date: 1923-05

Publication: The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science

Volume: 107

Language: en

Find in a Library: 479566418

1923 article on emigration statistics from the whole of Canada into the United States. Complete with tables and commentary. Geographic distribution of Canadians in the United States. Sites French Canadians as "less migratory," or less prone to…

  • Author: Ham, Edward B.

Date: 1939 June

Publication: The New England Quarterly

Volume: 12

Language: en

Find in a Library: 480378034

Article on the early-twentieth-century establishment of Franco American social organizations, and their implications for cultural heritage preservation, or the idea of "la survivance." Refers to already-established social organizations in Québec as…

  • Author: Fox, Cynthia A.

Date: 2006

Publication: Canadian Journal of Applied Linguistics

Volume: 9

Language: en

Find in a Library: 233598733

Du l'auteur: "Cet article présente les résultats d’une étude des formes verbales à la troisième personne du pluriel dans le français parlé à Gardner, Massachusetts. Nous commençons par un survol historique de cette communauté…

  • Author: Craig, Beatrice

Date: 1986

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 25

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768

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Essay attempting to dispel inaccuracies of the Acadian tradition in the Madawaska area, and to reckon the historical record with popular historical perceptions about that region that have developed over time by those who claim to be descendent from…

  • Author: Carroll, Robert C.

Date: 1980-05

Publication: Association of Departments of Foreign Languages Bulletin

Volume: 11

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3366503

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Rise and decline of French language media and academic programs in the US Northeast, as well as the persistence of discrimination against the North American French, with Maine as the primary context for observation. Includes tables of Maine county…

  • Author: Avila, Lilian E.
  • Author: Stewart, Alice R.

Date: 1954-05

Publication: The French Review

Volume: 27

Language: en

Find in a Library: 481159127

Essay concerning the American Association of Teachers of French (AATF) 1954 conference named, "French in Maine." Tries to address the specific role of French language teachers in Maine given the state's particular linguistic and ethnic…