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  • Author: Frost, Carol

Date: 2002-win

Publication: New England Review

Volume: 23

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46728412

Article exploring tone in Robert Frost's poetry, as well as the poet's emphasis on the ranges of northern New England colloquial language. Thoughts on Frost's use of colloquialisms in the early 20th century. Influences on Frost. Frost's quoted…

  • Author: Peterson, Eric E.

Date: 1991

Book Title: Culture and Communication

Language: en

Find in a Library: 25826165

Essay exploring the 1989 controversy surrounding the Maine State Legislature's protest over the University of Maine Franco-American Centre's use of the word "frog" in advertising its telephone number: 581-FROG. A case-study in communication research…

  • Author: Balthazar, Louis

Date: 2003 fall / 2004 winter

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 36

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing the historical and cultural conditions of the North American border between United States and Canada, particularly its shapes between the United States and the province of Québec. The author's argument that the Canada-US border…

  • Author: Bernier, Léon
  • Author: Bédard, Guy

Date: 2000 Spring/Summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 29

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 60628349

Une exploration du terme et du thème "américanité" en tant qu'un point focal d'identité et d'identification du Québécois francophone. Les manières dont la géographie, la langue et la perception culturelle de soi comprendre pour les…

  • 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: Gaddas, Aya L.

Date: 2011

Publication: International Journal of Canadian Studies / Revue internationale d’études canadiennes

Volume: 44

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60621717

Article exploring the Providence, Rhode Island Francoeur family featured in David Plante's novels. The significance that the Canadian-American border plays for this family in shaping the cultural identities of its provincial characters, as well as…

  • Author: Poulin, Norman A.

Date: 1985-04

Publication: French Review

Volume: 58

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1238339

Article exploring the extent to which non-native speakers of French are able to communicate with native French speakers of Canadian heritage. Presentation of a study conducted in Lowell, Massachusetts with native speakers and non-native…

  • Author: Gould, Karen L.

Date: 2003

Publication: Yale French Studies

Volume: 103

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1770272

Article describing the recent attraction of USA scholarship to French Canadian literature. The integration of this literature within academic French programs, and the various practical and theoretical challenges it poses to the broader canon of…

  • Author: Melehy, Hassan

Date: 2012-09

Publication: American Literature

Volume: 84

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42415832

Critical article exploring two of Jack Kerouac's novels - "Doctor Sax" and "Satori in Paris" - in a way that emphasizes the importance of Kerouac's "translingual" identity, cultural heritage, and his relationship to the diasporic history of the…

  • Author: Bonnie, Fred

Date: 1994-04-00

Publication: Portland: Maine's City Magazine

Volume: 9

Language: en

Find in a Library: 29353487

Short story that finds Norman Malloy sitting in a kitchen alone. He segregates himself from his wife, Colette, their infant daughter, and Colette's large extended family as they celebrate in two languages a grandmother's birthday in the living room…

  • Author: Kegley, Alice

Date: 2006-12-18

Language: en

Find in a Library: 314398691

Historical novel introducing the author's great-great-grandparents' from Montréal, Québec, and their family's new life after immigrating to Rapid City in the Black Hills area of South Dakota, USA. Begins with the mother - Alphonsine - and her…

  • Author: Lees, Cynthia

Date: 2012-03-00

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 53

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article on the role of memory in Biddeford, Maine author Normand Beaupré's recent autobiographical novel. How memories and the act of remembering of one's youth and childhood home help to build collective cultural identity among Franco American…

  • Author: Senécal, Joseph-André

Date: 2009 Summer/Fall

Publication: Vermont History

Volume: 77

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1773222

Article on the historical origins of the name of "Vermont" as it describes both the New England state and the mountain range of which it is a part. The relationship of some other geographic place names in this region to the explorers and founders of…

  • Author: Martin, Jane E.

Date: 2012 Spring

Publication: The Southern Review

Volume: 48

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1766210

Short fiction piece that follows Maggie - a Maine woman in Montréal - through a sudden relationship with her "jumelle interlinguistique," Noémi, and with the province and people of which she discovers she may not be a part.

  • Author: Quintal, Claire

Date: 1988

Publication: Voix et images

Volume: 13

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 2442278

Un bref article de revue sur les significations culturelles dans l'écriture de Jack Kerouac: "un gars de chez vous, aussi bien que de chez nous," comme écrit l'auteur (398). Plus précisement, comment la mère de Jack apparait dans sa vie et, par…

  • Author: Deneire, Marc

Date: 2001 spring

Publication: Studies in Linguistic Sciences

Volume: 31

Language: en

Find in a Library: 428814755

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Article characterizing the literary works of Jack Kerouac as elements of his search for personal, religious, ethnic, and linguistic identity. Particular emphasis on Kerouac's French Canadian heritage roots. The ways in which Kerouac's novels can be…

  • Author: LeBlanc, Caroline A.

Date: 2011-00-00

Publication: International Journal of Canadian Studies / Revue internationale d’études canadiennes

Volume: 44

Language: en

Find in a Library: 23238088

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Historical trends, social dynamics, family systems, and psychological traits characteristic of Franco Americans and their communities. Examples from the author's life and family history; relevant psychological research; scholarship in Franco American…

  • Author: Scully, Robert Guy

Date: 1975-10-00

Publication: Canadian Forum

Volume: 55

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1553097

Critical article exploring the author's notion of a "fundamental unity" among French heritage peoples in North America: a consciousness unified in historical defeat and nostalgic glorification. The ways in which North American political, artistic,…

  • Author: Dubé, Normand C.

Date: 1980

Book Title: Rencontres des peuples francophones 1979 : la langue française

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 7554743

Une brève discussion sur les fonctions de la langue française pour les Franco-Américains. Présenté aux Rencontres des peuples francophones, 1979. Écrit par le directeur du Centre du matériel français pour le systeme bilingue en…

  • Author: Hamilton, Catherine

Date: 1988 May

Publication: Salt : Journal of New England Culture

Volume: 8

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Article describing the town of Madawaska, Maine, in the St. John River Valley, through the perspectives of three generations of the Hébert family. Introduction to Acadian history in the St. John Valley, the twentieth-century industrialization of…

  • Author: Brault, Gerard J.

Date: 1972 Summer

Publication: Maine Historical Society Newsletter

Volume: 12

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6243334

Transcript of a presentation to the annual meeting of the Maine Historical Society held at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, on June 24, 1972. An overview of the history of Franco Americans in Maine, and an introduction to what the speaker terms…

  • Author: Pinette, Susan

Date: 2012-spr/sum

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 53

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article exploring critically how contemporary Franco American authors use the French language in their works to signify Franco American ethnicity. Discussion and comparison of two works and their creators: Normand Beaupré's coming of age novel…

  • Author: Belliveau, J.E.

Date: 1977

Publication: Canadian Geographical Journal

Volume: 95

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1553099

Article on the Acadian people of the Canadian Maritimes and the persistence of their French vernacular. The Acadian presence in North America from the 17th century; to various settlements in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia; to the 18th century…

  • Author: Hutchinson, Gloria

Date: 1985

Language: English

Find in a Library: 13210635

A collection of student writings in celebration of the 200th year of the Acadian settlement at St. David, Maine, in the northern St. John River Valley. Created during a 1985 Madawaska, Maine summer program for gifted and talented students - MEGA…

  • Author: Hagel, Phyllis L.

Date: 1981 February

Publication: The French Review

Volume: 54

Language: English

Find in a Library: 137573897

Article describing the French-English bilingual elementary education program as developed and instituted by the Franklin Northeast Supervisory Union of Franklin County, Vermont. Bilingual education as a response to certain educational and…

  • Author: Robbins, Rhea Côté

Date: 1990 April

Publication: Portland: Maine's City Magazine

Volume: 5

Language: English

Find in a Library: 29353487

Autobiographical magazine piece by a writer from Waterville, Maine. Reflections on her women ancestors and the Waterville neighborhood where they once lived, "down the Plains." Thoughts on the contemporary Franco-American woman experience, with a…

  • Author: Cantara, Michael
  • Author: Labbé, Yvon A.
  • Author: Lévesque, Jean-Pierre
  • Author: Paradis, Judy
  • Author: Pelletier, Raymond
  • Author: Robbins, Rhea Côté

Date: 1996

Language: Français and English

Find in a Library: 34983269

Présentations par des représentatives de l'état et l'Université du Maine sur leurs perceptions de l'identité et l'experience franco-américaine aux États-Unis. Présentée en anglais et français. Un bref historique collectif de la…

  • Author: Péloquin, Louise

Date: 1996

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 34983269

Une brève présentation sur le roman franco-américain, ses auteurs, ses grands thèmes généraux, et comment il concerne la langue française.

  • Author: Pelletier, Raymond J.
  • Author: Slott, Kathryn

Date: 1996

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 34983269

Présentation sur la façon dont les professeurs de langue française et des études franco-américaines répondent aux besoins des étudiants de l'Université du Maine. Comprend un poème inspiré par les expériences d'enseignement d'un professeur…