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  • Author: Dufresne, John

Date: 1991 (1997)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 21677261

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Collection of short stories from native of Worcester, Massachusetts and professor of creative writing at Florida International University. Author of the novels "Louisiana Power & Light" (1994), "Love Warps the Mind a Little" (1997), "Requiem, Mass."…

  • Author: Frost, Juliana

Date: 1992

Thesis Type: M.A., English

Institution: Southern Connecticut State University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 29251610

Thesis on late twentieth-century New England Franco American literature and some of its creators - John Dufresne, Dorianne Laux, Steven Riel, Denis Ledoux, Susann Pelletier, Bill Tremblay, David Rivard - couched in a culture-specific analysis of…

  • Author: Gasbarrone, Lisa

Date: 2012/2013-fal/win

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 54

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article discussing the role of the sacred in Louis Hémon's classic Québec novel, Maria Chapdelaine. Textual evidence of transcedence in Hémon's language and narrative, perhaps "markings" of a traditioned religious sensibility. A…

  • Author: Banks, Russell

Date: 1985

Language: en

Find in a Library: 10998820

Find Online: OL35483W ; OL15136638W

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Novel following Bob Dubois, a New Hampshire oil burner repairman, and his attempted escape from discontent to a "fresh start" in Florida with his family. Entwined with the story of Vanise, a Haitian emigrant, and the severities she endures with her…

  • Author: Béchard, Deni Y.

Date: 2009-spr/sum

Publication: Harvard Divinity Bulletin

Volume: 37

Language: en

Find in a Library: 52243319, 1774962

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Personal and historical essay weaving a son's reflections on his Québec-born, rebellious, itinerant father through the changing shape of Catholicism in New France, Lower Canada, and Québec into the 21st century. The persistent grip of a longtime…

  • Author: Hebert, Ernest

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 689858563

Find Online: OL25075223M

Novel set in Keene, New Hampshire between the 1950s and early 2000s. Young baseball prospect Jack Landry comes of age with the Catholic sensibility and working-class ethos of his upbringing. Landry confronts stereotype, forbidden love's trials, and…

  • Author: Takai, Yukari

Date: 2008

Language: en

Find in a Library: 774287243

Find Online: OL18568303M

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Book-length study on French Canadian migrants and migration to Lowell, Massachusetts at the beginning of the 20th century. The role of family in cross-border human movement, and the impact of migration and its social, economic, and labor dimensions…

  • Author: Mitchell, Constantina

Date: 2000 Spring/Summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 29

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article exploring Louis Hémon's classic Québec novel, "Maria Chapdelaine" (1913), in light of criticism that has considered it in terms of Québec agrarian and religious mythology. The ways in which the novel employs mythological themes that have…

  • Author: Blaise, Clark

Date: 1987

Book Title: On Middle Ground

Language: en

Find in a Library: 16044405

Find Online: OL10276185M

Short fiction piece about a writer who can be either American (Phil Porter) or French Canadian (Philippe Carrier) depending from which side of the border he is travelling, or upon which side he sits. The complexity of a dual identity lived out in a…

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2012-03-09

Publication: Salon

Language: en

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Short fiction piece by Waterville, Maine writer, Ron Currie, Jr., about a trip to Fenway Park with his dead father. Published in the online magazine, "Salon," with reference to the author's recent novel, "Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles" (Viking,…

  • Author: Parsons, Vivian (LaJeunesse)

Date: 1939

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1400482

Find Online: OL6382378M

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Novel set near Trois-Rivières, Québec, that begins with the birth of a first child - a daughter, Lucien - to Marie Charbonneau, whose husband Léonce despairs for not having a son to work on their farm. Two hundred miles away, the first-cousins…

  • Author: Plante, David

Date: 1988 Winter

Publication: Grand Street

Volume: 7

Language: en

Find in a Library: 37589723

An account of author David Plante and his editor friend, Nikos, on a trip to Moscow in the 1980s. Accompanying Nikos to meetings with Russians looking to publish works on art and architecture, and Plante's other various guided excursions through the…

  • Author: Plante, David

Date: 1986 Spring

Publication: Grand Street

Volume: 5

Language: en

Find in a Library: 37589723

Short story featuring Joseph Beauchemin, an American expatriate in London, and Dolores, in their apartment in the wake of a public protest. The ways in which they struggle to know one another and to make themselves known - or not - amidst death,…

  • Author: Barnes, Thomas Garden

Date: 1988

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 7

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Historiographical exploration of the Acadians' expulsion from their homeland region in Atlantic Canada in 1755. The roles and functions of oral and written histories on and of this time period. Description, assessment, reasoning, and judgment of the…

  • Author: Plante, David

Date: 1976 Spring

Publication: The Transatlantic Review

Volume: 24

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1590374, 1767694

Short story that finds George returned to his family's New England home and to Hunter, his brother, as they struggle through the emotional aftermath of their mother's funeral. An early work from Providence, Rhode Island-native author of "The…

  • Author: Devino, W. Stanley
  • Author: Raphaelson, Arnold H.
  • Author: Storer, James H.

Date: 1966

Volume: 84

Language: en

Find in a Library: 238142

A study of the 1950s closings of selected textile mills from all six New England states, explorations of their local and regional economic impacts, and analyses of community adjustments to economic change. Local recovery measures taken to compensate…

  • Author: Moreau, David

Date: 2004

Language: en

Find in a Library: 61727160

Book of poems from Wayne, Maine writer and author of the 2004 chapbook, "Children Are Ugly Little Monsters (But You Have to Love Them Anyway").

  • Author: Gagnon, Richard L.

Date: 1995

Language: en

Find in a Library: 35172722

Find Online: OL1029502M

History of the Roman Catholic parish of Notre-Dame-des-Canadiens (what became "Notre Dame/St. Joseph Parish") in Worcester, Massachusetts, from 1869 to 1995. Presented chronologically according to the lives and service of parish pastors and the…

  • Author: van Lent, Peter C.

Date: 1983 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Critical analysis of Louis Hémon's novel, Maria Chapdelaine, sparked by the recent centennial of Hémon's birth (1880). Some descriptions of the novel's main character, Maria, and her choice between two suitors - one to remain in Canada, or one to…

  • Author: Perreault, Guy

Date: 1988-04-00

Publication: Voix et images

Volume: 13

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 2442278

Une article qui décrit la rôle de la mort dans deux des oeuvres de Jack Kerouac: Visions de Gérard et Tristessa. L'auteur suggére que la préoccupation ou "l'obsession" de Kerouac avec la mort dans ces textes est son certain type d'engagement…

  • Author: Poulin, A., Jr.

Date: 1972

Language: en

Find in a Library: 340273

Find Online: OL5708981M

Book of poems from Lisbon, Maine native, former professor of creative writing at SUNY Brockport, and translator of Rainer Maria Rilke's Duino Elegies.

  • Author: Voisine, Connie

Date: 2008

Language: en

Find in a Library: 123137085

Find Online: OL10193226M

Book of poems from Fort Kent, Maine native and professor of English at New Mexico State University. Author of the book of poems, "Cathedral of the North," published in 2001.

  • Author: Monette, Paul

Date: 1992

Language: en

Find in a Library: 24872593

Autobiography and coming-out narrative of Paul Monette, an Andover, Massachusetts writer. Monette recounts twenty-five closeted years of alienation and invisibility, explorations of his sexual identity, and observations on the sexual prejudice and…

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2012-10-00

Publication: The Believer

Volume: 10

Language: en

Find in a Library: 51678567

Magazine article on the 2012 disappearance of Waterville, Maine toddler, Ayla Reynolds, as local and national news phenomenon. The missing child and her family at the center of 21st century "info-tainment," situated in the author's own hometown.…

  • Author: Nicosia, Gerald

Date: 1983-00-00

Language: en

Find in a Library: 9392871

Biography of Lowell, Massachusetts native, poet, and author, Jack Kerouac, widely known as a founding participant in the 20th century USA literary culture that came to be called the "Beat Movement," or the "Beat Generation." Kerouac's life from birth…

  • Author: Wood, Monica

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 719673406

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Memoir from Mexico, Maine native and author of fiction, Monica Wood. Recalls the period of the author's youth around the time of the sudden death of her father. Her family's experience of the loss of its breadwinner in the 1960s. The shape of her…

  • Author: Lees, Cynthia

Date: 2010-03-00

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 49

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article exploring the French language novel, "Mirbah," written by Emma Dumas in Holyoke, Massachusetts in 1910. How the words and actions of the novel's characters can be read as various performances of Franco-American identity. A portrait of…

  • Author: Martin, Jane E.

Date: 2012 Spring

Publication: Michigan Quarterly Review

Volume: 51

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1757375

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Short fiction piece that finds Liliane coming upon the news of a suicide within the family of a former relative, gripped still by the emotions and tensions surrounding the suicide of her own sister - her tie to this other family - decades earlier.

  • Author: Dufault, Paul

Date: 1938-00-00

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 9373180

Un roman sur Pierre Gagnon, un personnage médecin qui est devenu un nouveau malade dans un infirmerie pour les tuberculeux dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre au début de 20e siècle. Des descriptions vivantes de la vie, des autres malades, et de…

  • Author: Blaise, Clark

Date: 1991

Book Title: Le Québec et les francophones de la Nouvelle-Angleterre

Volume: 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26264654

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Essay exploring the author's personal genealogical quest in Québec. A characterization of the author's French Canadian migrant father in New England and Canada, using many themes and sentiments from Mexican author Juan Rulfo's famous novel,…