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  • Author: Labine, Mark
  • Author: Labine, Judy

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 840842060

Historical novel driven by a love story, with a search for treasures extending from the 11th-century Crusades and the Knights of Templar, to the Acadians and Mi'kmaq of 17th-century Atlantic Canada, to colonial Boston. Includes illustrations, maps,…

  • 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: Tremblay, Bill

Date: 1985

Language: en

Find in a Library: 11443258

Find Online: OL3668249W

Poetry collection composed of new writings and other previously collected works featured in three of the writer's earlier publications: "Crying in the Cheap Seats" (1971), "The Anarchist Heart" (1977), and "Home Front" (1978).

  • 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: Choquet, Joseph P.

Date: 1922

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6908693

Find Online: OL212506W

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Novel of historical fiction depicting the Rebellion of 1837 in Canada. Philippe Champagne and Edouard Dumas are two young attorneys whose advocacy on behalf of Lower Canada carries them from Montréal to the Québec countryside, and from the…

  • Author: Lemay, Harding

Date: 1971

Language: en

Find in a Library: 136962

Find Online: OL6344414W

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: Wolkovich-Valkavicius, William

Date: 1990-win

Publication: Historical Journal of Massachusetts

Volume: 18

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6420039, 60621443, 574619183

Article describing nativist, anti-Catholic sentiment in rural Massachusetts's Nashoba Valley in the nineteenth and early twentieth century - including the towns of Shirley, Groton, and Pepperell. Negative local attitudes toward Irish and French…

  • Author: Frater, Graham

Date: 1996

Book Title: Willa Cather and European Cultural Influences

Language: en

Find in a Library: 33819491

Descriptions of immigrant Americans in the literary works of Sarah Orne Jewett and Willa Cather. What immigrant experiences lend to each author's thematic details. Jewett's characterizations of French Canadian and Irish characters in New England…

  • 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: 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: 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: Hebert, Ernest

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 689858563

Find Online: OL25075223M

Novel set in Keene, New Hampshire between the 1950s and early 2000s. Young baseball prospect Jack Landry comes of age with the Catholic sensibility and working-class ethos of his upbringing. Landry confronts stereotype, forbidden love's trials, and…

  • Author: Chmielewski, Laura M.

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 726819031

Find Online: OL25115960M

Exploration of Maine's religious culture and various religious identities in the 17th and early 18th centuries. A study of religious eclecticism in the New England/New France borderland that complicates conventional notions of Christian orthodoxy, or…

  • 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: 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: Skinner, Ralph B.

Date: 1965

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1425699

Historical overview of the churches and religious communities spread throughout the twin cities of Lewiston and Auburn, Maine, from the 18th century to the 1960s. Discussions on the various growths of local buildings and congregations - divided by…

  • 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: 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: 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: Richard, Mark Paul

Date: 1998 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 25

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing religious institutions and mutual aid societies created by French Canadian immigrant communities in New England around the turn of the century. Their functions for social welfare, economic well-being, and medical necessity among…

  • Author: Surette, David R.

Date: 2004

Language: en

Find in a Library: 56930452

Find Online: OL11802178M

Book of poems from a Malden, Massachusetts native, containing new poems alongside work from three of his earlier chapbooks. From the author of the more recent, "Easy to Keep, Hard to Keep In" (2007) and "The Immaculate Conception Mothers' Club"…

  • Author: Parsons, Vivian (LaJeunesse)

Date: 1939

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1400482

Find Online: OL6382378M

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Novel set near Trois-Rivières, Québec, that begins with the birth of a first child - a daughter, Lucien - to Marie Charbonneau, whose husband Léonce despairs for not having a son to work on their farm. Two hundred miles away, the first-cousins…

  • 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: Plante, David

Date: 1988 Winter

Publication: Grand Street

Volume: 7

Language: en

Find in a Library: 37589723

An account of author David Plante and his editor friend, Nikos, on a trip to Moscow in the 1980s. Accompanying Nikos to meetings with Russians looking to publish works on art and architecture, and Plante's other various guided excursions through the…

  • Author: Anctil, Pierre

Date: 1991 Spring/Summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 12

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing the emergence of a Franco American petty bourgeoisie class in southern New England at the beginning of the 19th century, and the ability of francophone elites in this region and time period to maintain strong ties with French…

  • Author: Gagnon, Richard L.

Date: 1995

Language: en

Find in a Library: 35172722

Find Online: OL1029502M

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: Woolfson, A. Peter

Date: 1983-spr

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

How the Québécois farmer of the 1980s - confronted with urbanization and industrialization - compares with the agricultural traditions and longheld assumptions about Québec "habitant" ways of life. Based on a case study of farm business, farming,…

  • 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…