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  • Author: Donovan, Daniel L.

Date: 1986-06-11

Publication: Catholic Theological Society of America: Proceedings of the Forty-first Annual Convention

Volume: 41

Language: en

Find in a Library: 848178673

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Text of a brief presentation on the history of Canadian "Catholicisms," owing to the traditions established in Canada's New France, and to those of Scots, Irish, and eastern European immigrant groups to Canada in the early nineteenth century. A…

  • Author: Déry, Daniel

Date: 2000-hiv/prin

Publication: Bulletin d'histoire politique

Volume: 8

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 36271232

Article journal sur la participation militaire des canadiens-français aux conflits américains: les guerres d'Indépendence et de Sécession, les Guerres mondiales, etc. Quelques descriptions des hommes canadien-français et franco-américains…

  • Author: Matthews, F. Louise

Date: 1955-04-00

Publication: The French Review

Volume: 28

Language: en

Find in a Library: 137573897

Article describing French, French-Canadian, and Franco-American newspapers published in the US and Canada as useful classroom tools for language learning and cultural competency. Discussions of various relevant French-language periodicals, their…

  • 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: Tremblay, Rémy

Date: 2006

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 753328626

Une étude sociogéographique sur le Floribec: les communautés touristiques québécois qui avaient habité en masse - ou passé les vacances - à Hollywood, Florida pendant les mois d'hivers depuis les années 1970. Floribec comme éspace,…

  • 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: Fontaine, Robert Louis

Date: 1945

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1686763

Find Online: OL6719923W

Coming-of-age novel in lighthearted stories set in and around Ottawa, Ontario, amidst the young narrator Robert's extended family of eccentric men and stern women. Robert's small obsession with a much older boarding woman, and other various crushes;…

  • Author: Beaudreau, Sylvie

Date: 2009-sum/fall

Publication: Vermont History : The Proceedings of the Vermont Historical Society

Volume: 77

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1773222

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Article describing and comparing American and Canadian commemorations of the 17th century French explorer, Samuel de Champlain, around Lake Champlain in 1908 and 1909. Champlain as a celebrated "transnational" figure, and the imagery associated with…

  • Author: Anctil, Pierre

Date: 1981

Publication: Recherches sociographiques

Volume: 22

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 60688713, 1763510

Un portrait historique de la réponse publique au rapport infâme écrit par Carrol Wright et du Bureau of Labor Statistics du Massachusetts, 1881, dans le contexte de l'immigration canadienne-française classe ouvrière, de la communauté, et de…

  • Author: Béchard, Deni Y.

Date: 2012 (2006, Canada edition)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 758646813

Find Online: OL8053238W

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Novel tracing a century of Québec's Hervé family in the United States and Canada, and the genetic conditions that have turned its offspring "alternately [into] brutes or runts" (4). Jude the emigrant boxer in 1960s Georgia and Louisiana, and Isa,…

  • 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: Werden, Douglas

Date: 2009

Book Title: The Geographical Imagination of Annie Proulx : Rethinking Regionalism

Language: en

Find in a Library: 233030405, 857083254

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Essay analyzing Annie Proulx's novel, "Accordion Crimes," according to the ethnic groups, working-classes, and cultural identities its characters simultaneously challenge and represent. A mid-1990s United States commentary on assimilation,…

  • Author: Egan, Andrew
  • Author: Taggart, Deryth

Date: 2004-12-01

Publication: Northern Journal of Applied Forestry

Volume: 21

Language: en

Find in a Library: 10394971

Study of Maine- and Québec-rooted loggers in Maine's northern woods on the Québec border. Presentation of survey results depicting the attitudes of Maine and Québec loggers toward their occupation, their understanding of public perceptions toward…

  • 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: Woolfson, A. Peter

Date: 1976-09

Publication: American Review of Canadian Studies

Volume: 6

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60621291

Essay on the realities of bilingualism in Canada, specifically in Québec. Projections for the future of the French language there with respect to human movement, population, and linguistic assimilation to English. Acknowledges the political strength…

  • Author: Ouellette, Susan

Date: 2002-09 (fall)

Publication: New York History : Quarterly Journal of the New York State Historical Association

Volume: 83

Language: en

Find in a Library: 4862461, 605179974

Article discussing cultural and economic factors in the development of immigrant community and identity in Plattsburgh, New York, between 1850 and 1890 among French Canadians - the largest immigrant group of the time period in Plattsburgh. The impact…

  • Author: Beattie, Betsy

Date: 1989

Publication: Vermont History : The Proceedings of the Vermont Historical Society

Volume: 57

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1773222

Article characterizing the social and economic conditions surrounding Vermont's fluid French Canadian immigrant populations in Burlington and Colchester at the outset of 1850, and the ensuing decade's historical significance in the process of…

  • Author: Johnson, Joyce

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 774147822

Find Online: OL16489825W

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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: Faux, Tom

Date: 2009

Publication: World of Music

Volume: 51

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1642050

Profile of the life, training, and works of expert Maine-based fiddler, Don Roy. The musical traditions in which he seats himself, and the attention he has brought to contemporary fiddle playing through public performance. The author's critique of…

  • Author: Gagné, Gilbert

Date: 2003 fall / 2004 winter

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 36

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article exploring cultural policies implemented by Canada and Québec governments to both protect and promote cultural industries and indigenous cultural forms. The function of these policies in shaping national identities. The impact of these…

  • Author: Collin, Marc
  • Author: Létourneau, Jocelyn
  • Author: Buck, Paul

Date: 2006 spring/summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 41

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing several ways to integrate resources in Québec history into American university curricula on the history of the United States and North America. Historiographical summaries of historical periods and subject areas in Québec…

  • 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: Murray, Kathleen Rochefort

Date: 2000-09(2000 fall / 2001 winter)

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 30

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article on iconography surrounding Ste. Anne - the mother of Jesus' mother, Mary - in the Roman Catholic culture of Québec. Exploration's of the saint's importance for understanding Québec and its people more intimately, first in terms of popular…

  • Author: Takai, Yukari

Date: 2008

Language: en

Find in a Library: 774287243

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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: Cuccioletta, Donald
  • Author: Desbiens, Albert

Date: 2000 Spring/Summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 29

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article exploring the notion of "américanité" in Québec: not as an extension of a USA process of "Americanization," but as a descriptive continental term that relates to, contextualizes, characterizes, and pluralizes Québécois identity. Changing…

  • 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: 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: Grenier, Ross L.

Date: 2010

Language: en

Memoir compiled from early twentieth-century stories of the author's youth, growing up in a large Canadian immigrant family in the townships of Brassua and Holeb, Somerset County, Maine. Rural family life in northwestern Maine - sporting, housing,…

  • Author: Blaise, Clark

Date: 1992

Language: en

Find in a Library: 26801089

Find Online: OL1478722M

Book of international short stories rooted in Montréal and the US Northeast. Written in English with a recognizable play of languages, especially French and German. From renowned fiction writer and essayist, Clark Blaise, author of such books as "I…