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  • 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: Kerouac, Jack

Date: 1995-00-00

Language: en

Find in a Library: 30593133

Collection of selected correspondence between writer Jack Kerouac and family, friends, and other literary figures before 1956. Includes letters to and from William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg; to Kerouac's mother, Gabrielle Kerouac; Neal Cassady;…

  • 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


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,…

  • Author: Konrad, Victor
  • Author: Nicol, Heather N.

Date: 2011

Publication: Geopolitics

Volume: 16

Language: en

Find in a Library: 4796886589

Discussion of "border culture" as a product of both the divisions and the transnational cultural and political relationships apparent in societies that share a geopolitical boundary. Exploration of "borderlands theory" as a means for considering the…

  • Author: Green, Nancy L. (editor)
  • Author: Weil, François (editor)

Date: 2007

Language: en (translation)

Find in a Library: 69734523

English translation of "Citoyenneté et émigration: Les politiques du départ" (Éditions de l'École des hautes études en Sciences sociales, 2006). Collection of essays on migration, expatriation, and the perpetuation of national identities…

  • Author: Charters, Ann

Date: 1973

Language: English

Find in a Library: 6065241

Seminal biography of native of Lowell, Massachusetts, Franco American, novelist, and poet, Jack Kerouac. Republished in 1994. Written by Ann Charters, who worked with Kerouac during the final three years of his life. In her writing of this book,…

  • Author: Anctil, Gabriel

Date: 2007 septembre 5

Publication: Le Devoir


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…

  • Author: Abramson, Harold J.

Date: 1973

Language: en

Find in a Library: 579627

Sociology of Catholic religion in the United States. Explores how ethnicity characterizes Roman Catholicism in immigrant communities in the. Abramson supports his claims with statistics compiled by the National Opinion Research Center.

  • Author: Dublin, Thomas (editor)

Date: 1993

Language: en

Find in a Library: 26636102

Find Online: OL1859013W

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From University of Illinois Press: "In this richly evocative collection ten men and women of European, Latin American, and Asian backgrounds tell of their immigrant experiences. They range from a Shetland Islander who sailed to Virginia as an…

  • Author: Daniels, Roger

Date: 2002

Language: en

Find in a Library: 50930977

Find Online: OL2664429W

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Comprehensive history of immigration to the United States from the 17th to the 21st century. Divided into [ ] parts: Colonial America; The Century of Immigration (1820-1924); and Modern Times.

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2007

Language: English

Find in a Library: 7446073

A collection of short stories loosely connected, all based on the premise of the death of God. From Viking Press: "Ron Currie's gutsy, funny book is instantly gripping: If God takes human form and dies, what would become of life as we know it?…

  • Author: Beaulieu, Victor-Lévy

Date: 1972

Language: fr (en translation)

Find in a Library: 877702, 2966704

Un livre comme essai sur les rélations entre la vie et la littérature de Jack Kerouac - son écriture et son héritage - avec des réactions de l'auteur.

  • Author: Beaupré, Normand R.

Date: 2009

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 463283976

Une anthologie des contes et histoires franco-américaines, écrits par et pour le franco-américanie. A self-proclaimed fictional companion to the recently published Franco-American reader, "Voyages," "proclamer notre appartenance au monde…

  • Author: Jones, James T.

Date: 1992

Language: English

Find in a Library: 44962590

From Southern Illinois University Press: "In this pioneering critical study of Jack Kerouac’s book-length poem, 'Mexico City Blues'—a poetic parallel to the writer’s fictional saga, the 'Duluoz Legend'—James T. Jones uses a…

  • Author: Jarvis, Charles E.

Date: 1973

Language: English

Find in a Library: 2737349

Biography of Jack Kerouac published in his hometown of Lowell, Massachusetts.

  • Author: Kerouac, Jack

Date: 1960

Language: English

Find in a Library: 24871127

Originally published in 1960, "Tristessa" is a short novel that reflects on Jack's life in Mexico City and the people around him - particularly the woman of his admiration, the novel's title character. This is another later installment of the…

  • Author: MacKinnon, Mary
  • Author: Parent, Daniel

Date: 2005-06

Language: en

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From MacKinnon and Parent - Department of Economics, McGill University: "In this paper, we look at the emigration of approximately 1 million French-Canadians who moved to the United States, with the bulk of the migration occurring between the end of…

  • Author: Abramson, Harold J.

Date: 1971-07-00

Publication: Journal of Social History

Volume: 4

Language: en

Find in a Library: 478399059

Brief sociological and historical analysis of the convergences and divergences of religion and ethnicity. Sections devoted to Italian, Irish, French Canadian, Mexican, Puerto Rican, Polish, and German Catholic societies.