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  • Author: Biron, Ronald Ernest

Date: 2012

Thesis Type: D.A., Leadership

Institution: Franklin Pierce University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 839538706

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Dissertation describing the historical development of a Franco American cultural identity through oral history interviews conducted by the author with sixteen Franco American people in the Manchester, New Hampshire region. Includes two parts: video…

  • Author: Simard, Jean

Date: 2010

Publication: Rabaska: Revue d'ethnologie de l'Amérique française

Volume: 8

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 53905023

Un portrait autobiographique raconté par l'auteur franco-américain, Normand Beaupré, de Biddeford, Maine, sur sa profession, sa vie academique, et sa vocation comme écrivain de la langue française dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre.

  • 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: Lemay, Harding

Date: 1971

Language: en

Find in a Library: 136962

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Memoir of famed television soap opera writer and playwright, Harding Lemay. From his tumultuous early youth - one of thirteen children - on a New York farm along the Canadian border, to his lonely escape to New York City at the age of 17 and the…

  • Author: Michaud, Theodore Edouard
  • Author: Wing, Charles J.

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: Available at Franco American Centre, UMaine

Biography of Eddie "Spoons" Michaud, renowned musician from Old Town, Maine. Stories of his life, times, family, and friends from 1923 to the present. Includes black and white photographs of Michaud throughout his life, both with and without his…

  • Author: Proulx, Annie

Date: 2011

Language: en

Find in a Library: 555641609

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Narrative of the discovery and inhabiting of the author's homestead along Wyoming's North Platte River. Memoirs from the author's youth and family life, relatives, their cultures and their mobility. Her youth across New England. Historical,…

  • Author: Duclos, Marcel

Date: 2012

Publication: International Body Psychotherapy Journal

Volume: 11

Language: en

Find in a Library: 794912528

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Personal observations of a Franco American author and psychotherapist on his French-to-English translation of "Body Psychotherapy: History, Concepts, and Methods" by Michael Heller. Confronting the prospect of a translation project; reencountering…

  • Author: Sorrell, Richard S.

Date: 1982-spr

Publication: Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses

Volume: 11

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1773426, 807291117

Observations of Jack Kerouac's ethnoreligious background - Franco American and Roman Catholic - and what the author describes as one of three "panels of the survivance triptych" : Catholicism. Historical descriptions of the role and actions of the…

  • Author: Johnson, Joyce

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 774147822

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Biographical portrait of Jack Kerouac, with uniquely heavy emphasis on the suggested influence of his French Canadian heritage - and the French language - on the style and content of his creative works. Written by a Kerouac contemporary and former…

  • Author: Silverblatt, Michael (host)
  • Author: Plante, David (interviewee)

Date: 2008-01-10

Language: en

Radio interview with author David Plante on the occasion of the publication of his novel, "ABC" (Pantheon, 2008). Discussions of Plante's literary engagement with ghosts; with the notions of suffering, belief, and grief; origin and "the ultimate";…

  • Author: Proulx, Annie

Date: 2009 Spring

Publication: The Paris Review

Volume: 188

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1641889

Interview with novelist and short story writer, Annie Proulx, about her life, her craft, and her thoughts on writing. Reflections on some of her past works, including the novels "Postcards" and "The Shipping News," as well as the story, "Brokeback…

  • Author: Hareven, Tamara K.

Date: 1992

Book Title: Public History Readings

Language: en

Find in a Library: 20852879

Essay describing the popularity of American search efforts for "generational memory" - or the shape of one's personal and social origins - through genealogy, oral history, and the new social history movement of the middle twentieth century. Uses the…

  • Author: Fontaine, Robert Louis

Date: 1953

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1687374

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Autobiographical novel revisiting a boy's childhood in Ottawa and the colorful character of his armchair philosopher uncle, Louis LaFrance. When Uncle Louis's marriage troubles find him moving in with the narrator child and his two parents, the…

  • Author: Gagnon, Richard L.

Date: 1995

Language: en

Find in a Library: 35172722

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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: Buhle, Paul (editor)
  • Author: Staub, Michael (editor)

Date: 1987-05-00

Publication: Rhode Island History

Volume: 46

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1696593

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Article featuring selections of oral history interviews conducted with Rhode Island working people in the 1980s. Reflections on childhood in urban, industrial Rhode Island in the wake of industrial closures, changing demographic landscapes, and their…

  • Author: Marlett, Jeffrey

Date: 2012-03-00

Publication: NINE: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture

Volume: 20

Language: en

Find in a Library: 45629425

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Infamous early 20th-century Major League Baseball player and manager, Leo Durocher, explored through the lens of his French Canadian Catholicism. How his various on- and off-field antics compare to his sociocultural situation on the margins of New…

  • Author: Schick, Constance Gosselin

Date: 2002-12-00

Publication: French Review

Volume: 76

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1238339

Article on Québec emigrant writer, Rémi Tremblay, and the serialized novel based on his time as a Union soldier in the United States Civil War, "Un Revenant: épisode de la guerre de Sécession." Textual interpretations of Tremblay's perceptions of…

  • 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: Lambert, Adélard

Date: 1927-00-00

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 6156497

Témoignage autobiographique d'un homme à Manchester, New Hampshire et sa relation avec les livres. Son accumulation à vie de milles de livres de "Canadiana" et "Franco-Americana," et les histoires qui l'accompagnent, vers leur lieu de repos à…

  • 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: 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: Rivard, Paul E.

Date: 2002

Language: en

Find in a Library: 48958482

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General history of the textile industry and its workers in the towns and cities of New England. From early domestic and small-scale manufacturing in the 17th and 18th centuries, to weaving industries of the early 19th, to the massive riverside brick…

  • 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: Down East

Date: 1978 June

Publication: Down East

Volume: 24

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60623370

Brief profile of Old Town, Maine native and recently deceased sculptor of Cushing, Maine, Bernard "Blackie" Langlais. Several photographs of his work, including one of the artist outside his home.

  • Author: Barry, Dan

Date: 1988 June 5

Publication: Providence Sunday Journal

Language: English

Find in a Library: 9440205

Report on famed Woonsocket, Rhode Island woman of Catholic piety, Marie Rose Ferron, and the faith community that developed around her during her short life and after her death in 1936. The alleged stigmatist whose shrines continue to exist; whose…

  • Author: Trottier, Maurice

Date: 1983-2-10

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 12245676

Un ensemble de brèves présentations littéraires et d'études sur les vies et les ouevres de plusieurs écrivain(e)s - locales et internationales, anglophones et francohpones - qui ont eu un influence sur l'auteur. Des…

  • Author: Quintal, Claire (rédactrice)

Date: 1992

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 27315869

Un livre d'essais critiques et biographiques sur la littérature franco-américane et ses créateurs. Certains extraits littéraires des œuvres littéraire d'auteurs franco-américains contemporains, en…

  • Author: Kerouac, Jack (interviewee)

Date: 1968 summer

Publication: The Paris Review

Volume: 43

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1641889

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Transcript of 1968 interview with writer Jack Kerouac in his Florida home, shortly before his death in 1969. Conducted by three visitors - principally, poet Ted Berrigan - and with the participation of Jack's wife, Stella Kerouac. Part of a Paris…

  • 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;…