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  • Author: Kellogg, Carolyn

Date: 2010 July 30

Publication: Los Angeles Times

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10379910

From the Los Angeles Times literature blog, "Jacket Copy." Transcript of a brief interview with a novelist from Waterville, Maine, centered around his one-time choice of a book for summer reading. Includes bits about Currie's youth, his father,…

  • Author: Haritou, Dennis

Date: 2008 May 27

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

Transcript of an interview with an author from Waterville, Maine, and an in-depth discussion of his 2007 novel-in-stories, "God is Dead."

  • Author: Birkerts, Sven

Date: 2005 January 16

Publication: The New York Times

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1645522, 1760220

A review of "American Ghosts" - memoir from fiction writer and Providence, Rhode Island native, David Plante. The reviewer describes the book as "a perfect example of the cockpit autobiography," leading the reader into the thoughts and images of a…

  • Author: Lavoie, Carlo

Date: 1997

Publication: The River Review / La Revue rivière

Volume: 3

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 33064369

Un éssai sur l'idée de l'histoire comme agent contre l'assimilation - "de quelle facon les faits historiques et sociaux sont utilisés pour éveiller [le] sentiment nécessaire a la survie d'un peuple, d'une ethnie." Une analyse…

  • Author: Kevra, Susan K.

Date: 2007

Publication: AmeriQuests

Volume: 4

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 56906981

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From AmeriQuests: "In her short story 'Le Peuplement de la Terre' ('Be Fruitful and Multiply') Madeleine Ferron reveals the reality of married life for generations of women in Quebec whose lives were a constant cycle of pregnancy, childbirth and…

  • Author: Bodwell, Joshua

Date: 2009 October 7

Language: English

Find in a Library: None

Short piece that profiles Waterville, Maine writer Ron Currie Jr. in the context of a reading of his novel "Everything Matters!" at Longfellow Books in Portland, Maine.

  • Author: Plante, David

Date: 1997

Book Title: Littérature et dialogue interculturel : culture française d'Amérique

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 37491176

Un essai par l'auteur des romans "The Family" et "The Country," et aussi les mémoires, "American Ghosts." Il viens de Providence, Rhode Island. Partie d'une collection sur la culture française d'Amérique. Au début du texte, Plante se demande,…

  • Author: Freeman, Jesse (interviewer)

Date: 2009 January 23

Language: English

Find in a Library: 181139334

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Georgia Public Broadcasting radio interview of Worcester, Massachusetts native John Dufresne on the occasion of his new novel, "Requiem, Mass." Discussion about the novel's characters and setting, Dufresne's ideas about autobiographical writing and…

  • Author: Chetro-Szivos, John

Date: 2006

Language: en

Find in a Library: 70916480

Find Online: OL8844491W

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A case study in intercultural communication, with linguistic and psychological insight into the dynamics of an American Acadian community in Gardner, Massachusetts. Large emphasis on the communal value of work, or how ideas about work are situated in…

  • Author: Luyat, Anne
  • Author: Tolron, Francine

Date: 2001

Language: English

Find in a Library: 49197560

Collection of essays in cultural criticism, with specific emphases on national, ethnic, and linguistic identities in transit. Divided in the text by the geographies to which each essay pertains. From the introduction: "The authors [in 'Flight from…

  • Author: Toth, Emily

Date: 1981

Language:

Find in a Library: 7247649

Biography of Manchester, New Hampshire author Grace Metalious. Famous for her novel "Peyton Place" and its various film adaptations. Emily Toth is also the biographer of novelist Kate Chopin.

From University Press of Mississippi: "The juicy…

  • Author: Hornsby, Stephen (editor)
  • Author: Reid, John G.

Date: 2005

Language: English

Find in a Library: 57431351

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Collection of essays by various scholars on New England, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island - critical geographies to what has emerged in historical studies in recent decades as the field of North American "borderland studies."…

  • Author: Blaise, Clark

Date: 2008 Spring/Summer

Language: English

Find in a Library: 224383030

An essay in exploration of Jack Kerouac's French-Canadianness in twentieth-century America. How digging into this particular ethnicity, time, and place shapes how one considers Kerouac's late-life ideas about race, his relationship with religion, or…

  • Author: Black, Barbara

Date: 1984 April 20

Publication: The Gazette

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60623870

Article subtitled, "This first novel describes the attempt of a Franco-American to find out who he is." A review of the 1984 novel "The Questing Beast" and a brief biographical sketch of its author, Richard Hébert.

  • Author: Langellier, Kristin M.

Date: 1996

Book Title: Logon Didonai: Gespräch und Verantwortung

Language: English

Find in a Library: 35227497

Essay discussing the particular engagements - with theory, academia, community - of Franco-American Studies initiatives at the University of Maine. How community/classroom collaborative programming and discussion-based research participate in what…

  • Author: Ménard, Jean-Sébastien

Date: 2007

Thesis Type: Ph. D., French

Institution: McGill University

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 316101393

Du texte: "Cette thèse porte sur l’inscription de la Beat Generation dans la littérature québécoise. J'y analyse non pas la réception de ce mouvement au Québec lors de son émergence dans les années 1950, mais bien sa réappropriation…

  • Author: Marceau, Albert J.

Date: 2009

Thesis Type: M.A., History

Institution: Central Connecticut State University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 558840837

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From the author: "The thesis is an examination of the role of Fr. Jean-Baptiste Proulx as an intermediary for the French-Canadian laity at St. James’ Church in Danielson, Connecticut in the parish discord known as the Danielson Affair, and as a…

  • Author: Aylward, Susan L.

Date: 1998

Thesis Type: Ph. D., English

Institution: University of Rhode Island

Language: en

Find in a Library: 40702182

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From the author: "David Plante, an American writer born in Providence, Rhode Island in 1940, examines the inextricable connection between space and time, place and identity in his most important work, a series of semi-autobiographical novels and…

  • Author: Kaell, Hillary

Date: 2007

Publication: Historical Studies

Volume: 73

Language: en

Find in a Library: 12864095

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From a publication of the Canadian Catholic Historical Association. Essay that situates the early-twentieth-century "mystic stigmatic" figure of Marie-Rose Ferron in a Franco American religious history. Using Ferron's biography as measure, Kaell sees…

  • Author: Robbins, Rhea Côté

Date: 1999

Publication: The River Review / La Revue rivière

Volume: 5

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 33064369

Critical piece on the lives and literatures of three Franco American authors - Corinne Rocheleau Rouleau, Camille Lessard-Bissonnette, and Grace Metalious. Argument claiming the existence of a Franco American women's literary tradition, the…

  • Author: Rice-DeFosse, Mary

Date: 1999

Publication: The River Review / La Revue rivière

Volume: 5

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 33064369

Critical essay on Waterville, Maine writer Rhea Côté Robbins' 1997 memoir, "Wednesday's Child." Explores Robbins' work as it speaks newly to concepts of gender, cultural difference, and the specificity of a Franco American's experiences of family…

  • Author: Proulx, E. Annie

Date: 1993-1994 Winter

Publication: Hungry Mind Review

Volume: 28

Language: English

Find in a Library: 13291726

Review of "I Had a Father: A Post-Modern Biography" by Clark Blaise. According to Proulx - author of such titles as "Postcards," "The Shipping News," and "Brokeback Mountain" - the book captures fragments of the life of Blaise's itinerant and…

  • Author: Choquette, Leslie

Date: 2002 Spring/Summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 33

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 60628349

"Par le mythe de la Nouvelle-France," Choquette écrit, "je veux dire la persistance...d'un vision nostalgique du Québec." Alors, elle commence à décrire en quelle façon les écritures de Camille Lessard et Honoré Beaugrand - deux écrivains…

  • Author: Brière, Eloise A.

Date: 2002 Spring/Summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 33

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 60628349

Un essai qui explore l'étendue de l'imagination culturel des écrivains culturellement hybride en Amérique. De l'auteur: "Dans quelle mesure les Haitiens devenus écrivains Québécois ou les Canadiens-francais devenus écrivains étatsuniens,…

  • Author: Shideler, Janet Lee

Date: 1998

Language: English

Find in a Library: 32273493

The published book form of Shideler's 1991 Ph.D. thesis from the University of Massachusetts. A biographical study of a québécoise and first-generation Franco American author and her works - as a means, Shideler writes, "to identify the position of…

  • Author: Paige, Abby (moderator)

Date: 2010 June 27

Language: English

A roundtable discussion led by writer Abby Paige about Franco American heritage in Vermont with respect to the themes in Ben Levine's film, "Reveil!" From the Center for Media and Democracy: " 'Réveil! -- Waking Up French' is a powerful documentary…

  • Author: Deb, Siddhartha

Date: 2007 September 2

Publication: New York Times

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1760220

New York Times review of Providence-born writer David Plante's recent novel, "ABC."

  • Author: Anctil, Gabriel

Date: 2007 septembre 5

Publication: Le Devoir

Language:

Find in a Library: 18514599

Du Devoir: "Alors qu'on célèbre le 50e anniversaire de la parution d''On the Road,' la découverte de manuscrits inédits à New York par Le Devoir montre que l'écrivain souhaitait écrire en français et qu'il avait même commencé son roman le…