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  • Author: Poulin, A., Jr.

Date: 1972

Language: en

Find in a Library: 340273

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Book of poems from Lisbon, Maine native, former professor of creative writing at SUNY Brockport, and translator of Rainer Maria Rilke's Duino Elegies.

  • Author: Dantin, Louis

Date: 2000

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 48501383

Présentation de douze poèmes écrites par Louis Dantin. Précédée d'un essai critique et biographique de Dantin - sa vie et ses oeuvres au Canada, en Europe, et à Boston aux États-Unis dans la première moitié du XXe siècle.

  • Author: Dumas, Emma

Date: 1979 (1910)

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 7913042

Un roman sur la vie immigrante et catholique d'une actrice dans la ville de Holyoke, Massachusetts; sa communauté et paroisse canadienne-française.

Un roman feuilleton publié en dix fascicules entre 1910 et 1912 par "La Justice" à Holyoke,…

  • Author: Sleeper, Frank H.

Date: 1995

Language: en

Find in a Library: 34053616

Find Online: OL10819418M

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An "Images of America" series, pictorial history of the city of Augusta - Maine's capital - with images and captions from the late nineteenth through the first half of the twentieth century. Augusta's place in Maine state politics; its early…

  • 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: 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: Lees, Cynthia

Date: 2010-03-00

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 49

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article exploring the French language novel, "Mirbah," written by Emma Dumas in Holyoke, Massachusetts in 1910. How the words and actions of the novel's characters can be read as various performances of Franco-American identity. A portrait of…

  • 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: Martin, Jane E.

Date: 2012 Spring

Publication: Michigan Quarterly Review

Volume: 51

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1757375

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Short fiction piece that finds Liliane coming upon the news of a suicide within the family of a former relative, gripped still by the emotions and tensions surrounding the suicide of her own sister - her tie to this other family - decades earlier.

  • Author: Trottier, Maurice

Date: 1965-08-16

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 4216241

Un livre de poèsie, de courtes pièces d'un écrivain et un prêtre de Manchester, New Hampshire. Une introduction par Rosaire Dion-Lévesque.

  • Author: Trottier, Maurice

Date: 1981

Language: en / fr

Find in a Library: 9400262

Book of French and English language poems, written in a sequence modeled after the author's teenage years, from 13-20. From a Manchester, New Hampshire native writer. Illustrated in photographs and black and white drawings. Un livre de poèsie…

  • 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: Deneire, Marc

Date: 2001 spring

Publication: Studies in Linguistic Sciences

Volume: 31

Language: en

Find in a Library: 428814755

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Article characterizing the literary works of Jack Kerouac as elements of his search for personal, religious, ethnic, and linguistic identity. Particular emphasis on Kerouac's French Canadian heritage roots. The ways in which Kerouac's novels can be…

  • Author: Jewett, Sarah Orne

Date: 1898-06-00

Publication: The Cosmopolitan

Volume: 25

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1565217

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Short story that finds a textile mill agent caught between the greed of his directors, the powerlessness and plight of his workers, and the wisdom of a priest around the time of a New England mill's cut-back and shut-down. A New England…

  • Author: Sherman, Sarah Way

Date: 2002 spring

Publication: American Literary Realism

Volume: 34

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42711105

Critical and historical reading of Sarah Orne Jewett's 1898 short story, "The Gray Mills of Farley," about textile mill workers, an agent, and mill directors around the time of a New England mill's cut-back and shut-down. Place and character…

  • Author: LeBlanc, Caroline A.

Date: 2011-00-00

Publication: International Journal of Canadian Studies / Revue internationale d’études canadiennes

Volume: 44

Language: en

Find in a Library: 23238088

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Historical trends, social dynamics, family systems, and psychological traits characteristic of Franco Americans and their communities. Examples from the author's life and family history; relevant psychological research; scholarship in Franco American…

  • Author: Cohen, Bruce

Date: 2004 summer

Publication: Historical Journal of Massachusetts

Volume: 32

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6420039

Article detailing the varying relationships between labor organizing, ethnic communities, members of the Catholic Church, and local journalism in Worcester, Masachusetts at the turn of the century. How ethnic and religious community identification…

  • Author: Quintal, Claire

Date: 2004/2005

Publication: Archives

Volume: 36

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 1639350

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Une brève étude sur les archives au Québec, au Nouveau-Brunswick, et dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre qui abritent des matériaux significatives à l'histoire des Franco-Américains et Acadiens dans le nord-est des États-Unis. Descriptions des…

  • Author: Hurtubise, Pierre
  • Author: Codignola, Luca
  • Author: Harvey, Fernand

Date: 1999-03-00

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 49951897

Guide de recherche qui souligne des connections religieuses historiques entre l'Amérique française et la Rome ponitificale, visible dans des documents d'archives de Rome. Caractères majeurs de la durée de vie de l'histoire…

  • Author: Beaupré, Normand

Date: 2012-00-00

Language: Français

Roman composé d'histoires de vie et de la famille à Manchester New Hampshire, tel que racontées par le personnage-titre et son épouse : Marie Solfège Desruisseaux Brindamour et Athanase T. Brindamour. Les voix, personnalités, et communautés de…

  • Author: Chassé, Paul P.

Date: 1973-00-00

Language: en

Find in a Library: 5092011

Brief essay presentation summarizing much of the history of the French presence in Rhode Island. Acknowledges certain Rhode Island events, as well as political and religious figures, beginning with French explorations of North America in the 16th…

  • Author: Fecteau, Edward

Date: 1945

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1312704

Find Online: OL6484968M

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Historical text on French, French Canadian, and Franco American persons significant to political, social, religious, and artistic life in the United States both before and after 1776 - from the early 17th century to the 1940s. Composed of…

  • Author: Hamilton, Catherine

Date: 1988 May

Publication: Salt : Journal of New England Culture

Volume: 8

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3741189

Article describing the town of Madawaska, Maine, in the St. John River Valley, through the perspectives of three generations of the Hébert family. Introduction to Acadian history in the St. John Valley, the twentieth-century industrialization of…

  • Author: Gauvreau, Emile

Date: 1941

Language: English

Find in a Library: 334962

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Autobiography of famed newspaperman, Emile Gavreau. His youth in the first decade of the twentieth century in New Haven, Connecticut, and among family in Montréal. A family's pervasive Catholicism; an early attachment to reading; intimate…

  • Author: Brault, Gerard J.

Date: 1972 Summer

Publication: Maine Historical Society Newsletter

Volume: 12

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6243334

Transcript of a presentation to the annual meeting of the Maine Historical Society held at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine, on June 24, 1972. An overview of the history of Franco Americans in Maine, and an introduction to what the speaker terms…

  • Author: Kerouac, Jack

Date: 1990

Language: English

Find in a Library: 23129491

Short compilation of selected, transcribed segments of interviews conducted with Jack Kerouac between 1957 and 1969. Some of Kerouac's thoughts on ancestry, the Beat Generation, literature, his writing, Buddhism, Catholicism, family, and his hometown…

  • Author: Fontaine, Robert Louis

Date: 1955

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1497420

Memoirs of the author's youth as an American transplant in Ottawa, under the quirks and guise of his fainthearted mother and musician father. Childhood, schooling, religion, and observations on family life in Ontario during the era of the first World…

  • Author: Ploch, Louis A.

Date: 1989 May

Language: English

Find in a Library: 32947634

Brief overview of the general cultural heritage in contemporary New England, with an emphasis on rural communities. The roles of religion and education, economics and immigration, often among communities that can trace their New England origins to…

  • Author: Older, Jules

Date: 1990 November 4

Publication: Vermont Sunday Magazine

Language: English

Find in a Library: 11902841

Feature article on French Canadian and Franco American heritage in Vermont. Early 20th-century discrimination and violence against French Catholics in Vermont. Characterizations of Franco American community life among other Vermont ethnic groups;…

  • Author: O'Halloran, Ruth Libbey

Date: 1997

Language: English

Find in a Library: 39122231

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The fifth book in a series on the history of Lewiston, Maine, Historic Lewiston, from the Lewiston Historical Commission. Historic Lewiston: Its Architectural Heritage is a 116-page overview of the architecture of the city: the depth of its history,…