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  • Author: Demers, Normand J.

Date: 1995

Book Title: Revolution in Quebec: A Past Rejected, a Future in Doubt

Language: English

Find in a Library: 33243130

The first chapter in a book-length series of short essays, interviews, conversations, and journalistic explorations into the impact of Quebec's Quiet Revolution on Canada and the US. Written by a researcher from Woonsocket, Rhode Island, who makes an…

  • Author: Smith, James Brian

Date: 1993

Thesis Type: Ed. D.

Institution: Boston College

Language: en

Find in a Library: 31951945

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Education study of the cultural validity of standardized testing in Maine. Based on test performances in 1988 and 1989 from samplings of students in St. Agatha, Madawaska, Lewiston, Fort Kent, Van Buren, and Caribou. Analyzes scoring in the areas of…

  • Author: Hickel, Raymond A.

Date: 1965 October

Publication: Maine Foreign Language Bulletin

Volume: 12

Language: English

Find in a Library: 424818881

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Brief article on bilingualism among third-generation Americans of French Canadian heritage in Maine, and the common instances of their superior French language skills in school. Thoughts on psychological approaches toward teaching French to Franco…

  • Author: Chute, Carolyn

Date: 1988

Language: English

Find in a Library: 17441000

The second in a collection of novels by this North Parsonsfield, Maine author. Set in the fictional, rural Maine town of Egypt. A series of vignettes centered around Big Lucien Letourneau, his family, and the other hardscrabble characters in their…

  • Author: Searway, Ruby Garrison

Date: 1973

Publication: Maine Writers' Conference Chapbook No. 15

Volume: 15

Language: English

Find in a Library: 4598065

Short poem about the sort of men who worked to drive logs down the rivers of Maine to its many lumber mills, and the natural dangers these men encountered. Written by a Maine writer and published in the 15th collection from the Maine Writers'…

  • Author: Fuller, Jacquie Giasson

Date: 1994

Book Title: The Quotable Moose: A Contemporary Maine Reader

Language: English

Find in a Library: 45731570

Short story about Maureen, a young woman with distant Maine roots, returning to her "homeland" in a town like Lewiston. Her roommate, Cecile, and the dog named "Bo" that was left in their care with the departure of Cecile's husband. First published…

  • Author: Quintal, Claire

Date: 1984

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 18136947

Le cinquième colloque de l'Institut français du Collège de l'Assomption, Worcester, Massachusetts, 16-17 mars 1984. Imprimé dans un numéro du périodique "Vie Française: Revue trimestrielle,"…

  • Author: Quintal, Claire

Date: 1984

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 12245074

Le quatrième colloque de l'Institut français du Collège de l'Assomption, Worcester, Massachusetts, 11-12 mars 1983. Imprimé dans un numéro du périodique "Vie Française: Revue trimestrielle,"…

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  • Author: Green, Mary Jean

Date: 2009

Publication: Comparative Literature

Volume: 61

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1564555

Critical essay on the inclusion of Francophone peoples and regions in the broadening scope of American Studies. Brief survey on certain literary works and literary criticism that illustrate how cultural identity gets articulated in terms of the wide…

  • Author: Rodrigue, Barry

Date: 1994 Summer

Publication: Maine History: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 34

Language: English

Find in a Library: 35278700

Using the example of Bath, Maine's Thomas Plant, a successful nineteenth-century French Canadian immigrant entrepreneur, Rodrigue argues for a new interpretation of the Franco-American ethnic experience. The life and work of Plant in New England…

  • Author: Peterson, Eric E.

Date: 1994-07

Publication: Maine History: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 34

Language: en

Find in a Library: 35278700

Article on theories of assimilation and group identity politics in the United States. Franco Americans in Maine as a cultural case study. Outline of ways in which rethinking cultural identity and cultural difference might give new insight into…

  • Author: Boudreau, Sylvie
  • Author: Frenette, Yves

Date: 1995

Book Title: Identité et cultures nationales : L’Amérique française en mutation

Volume: 5

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 32091322

Un essai historiographique sur les façons dont l'identité ethnique et nationale a été imaginé, représenté, et vécue par des Franco-Américains de la Nouvelle-Angleterre qui ont…

  • Author: Langellier, Kristin M.
  • Author: Peterson, Eric E.

Date: 2006-12-00

Publication: Communication Monographs

Volume: 73

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2313630, 423741589

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Article in performance studies exploring the ways in which "family storytelling" performs, addresses, and complicates cultural markers among and between family members. How ideas of race, class, gender, and sexuality appear in family storytelling,…

  • Author: Bolduc, Claire
  • Author: Colin, Cecile

Date: 1979

Language: English

Find in a Library: 5542504

Franco American language and culture resource guide for healthcare personnel. Glossary of French language terms and phrases, lessons, and an example story of French-English bilingual interaction. Published for a 1979 telecture (long-distance…

  • Author: House, Robert G.

Date: 1974-06-12

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: Unknown

Report of 1973 survey research conducted on the purchasing, consumption, and leisure habits of Franco Americans in Maine. Analyses of shopping patterns - brand selection, store location, and more - based on data from 10 sample communities. Also…

  • Author: Charlebois, Joseph

Date: 1911

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 53660030

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Sous-titrée, "Dédié aux Franco-Américains de la Nouvelle Angleterre." Une collection de dessins politiques qui soulèvent des questions sur le traitement des Franco-Américaines par leur clergé…

  • Author: Ouellette, Allen J.

Date: 1972(?)

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: Unknown

Linguistic guide to French dialects often heard among French speakers in New England. Essay that traces, in condensed form, the historical evolution of Indo-European language into North American and New England dialects of French. Origins of certain…

  • Author: Gartenberg, Max

Date: 1949-10-00

Publication: The Journal of American Folklore

Volume: 62

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1782260, 51205291

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Article on the geographic origins of French Canadian and American folklore lumberjack, Paul Bunyan. Traces research that relates the character to one "Tit Jean" or "Bon Jean" of French Canadian lore, and to his predominant occurrence in tales around…

  • Author: Vallée, Rudy

Date: 1930

Language: en

Find in a Library: 910206

Find Online: OL7089588W

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Original autobiography of twentieth-century singer and musician, Rudy Vallée, who was born in Island Pond, Vermont and spent his youth in Westbrook, Maine. His early life, time at the University of Maine and Yale University, and his early music…

  • Author: Vallée, Rudy
  • Author: McKean, Gil

Date: 1962

Language: English

Find in a Library: 488031

Memoirs of twentieth-century singer and musician, Rudy Vallée. Co-authored. Stories from his early life in Westbrook, Maine, and his college years in New Haven, Connecticut. Events along his rise to stardom, and the varieties of entertainment he…

  • Author: Brault, Gérard J.
  • Author: Valdman, Albert (rédacteur)

Date: 1979

Book Title: Le français hors de France

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 299352018

Bref essai sur la langue et la démographie franco-américaine dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre dans les années 1970. Comparaisons spécifiques entre les traits de la langue française et ses usages en Nouvelle-Angleterre et…

  • Author: Raymond, Marcel-Alexandre-Lucien

Date: 1959

Thesis Type: M.A., Education

Institution: University of Ottawa

Language: en

Find in a Library: 16015534

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Education research into the Roman Catholic diocesan school system in Maine - from the Church's early teaching there, to the system's official establishment in 1853, to its middle-twentieth-century form. One of the earlist writings on the Maine…

  • Author: Rudolph, John

Date: 1997 May 4

Publication: Boston Globe Magazine

Language: English

Find in a Library: 18840841

Article on past prohibitions against French language usage in the schools of northern Maine's St. John River Valley, the lasting impacts of these prohibitions, and recent unique efforts to nurture and strengthen bilingualism in that region. Emphasis…

  • Author: Landry, Rodrigue
  • Author: Allard, Réal

Date: 1992

Publication: Journal of Multilingual and Multicultural Development

Volume: 13

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6286264

Presentation of research on "ethnolinguistic vitality" among French-English bilingual students in the schools of Maine's St. John River Valley. Data supporting the trend there toward "subtractive bilingualism," where the use of one language is…

  • Author: Tierney, Ben

Date: 1977 May 26

Publication: The Gazette

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60623870

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Article on Maine Franco Americans' opposing positions relative to Québec separatism in the 1970s. Comments from state legislators, loggers, and university professionals from across the state. Thoughts on the possible positive and negative impacts…

  • Author: Giguère, Madeleine

Date: 1983 April 29

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

Explanation of Maine French ancestry data and demographic figures from the 1980 United States census, presented in comparison with similar ancestry and language-use data from federal and other censuses conducted between 1890 and 1970. Discussion of…

  • Author: Doty, C. Stewart

Date: 1991

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

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 26264654

Paper describing some of Doty's scholarship on Franco Americans in the state of Maine, with a handful of specific suggestions for how material variety on Maine Franco Americans and the richness of certain historical archives could form the basis for…

  • Author: Van de Bogart, Erik

Date: 1976 July/August

Publication: Public Telecommunications Review

Volume: 4

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1791074

Essay on Franco American children's public television programming in Maine in the 1970s. Provides historical context for two such programs - "La Machine Magique" and "La Bonne Aventure." The reasoning and goals of this programming, its conceptual…

  • Author: Scott, Ryder
  • Author: Wilson, Mike

Date: 2000

Language: en

Find in a Library: 52929008

Book presentation of research into the origins of place names - Passamaquoddy, Penobscot, English, French - for certain localities and physical features in the Baskahegan region of eastern Maine. Local stories and literature excerpts presented to…