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  • Author: Biron, Ronald Ernest

Date: 2012

Thesis Type: D.A., Leadership

Institution: Franklin Pierce University

Language: en

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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: 1977

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3084054

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Volume of poetry from native of Southbridge, Massachusetts and creator of collections "Crying in the Cheap Seats" (1971), "Duhamel" (1986), and the novel "The June Rise" (1994), among other works. Professor in creative writing at Colorado State…

  • Author: Dufresne, John

Date: 1991 (1997)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 21677261

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Collection of short stories from native of Worcester, Massachusetts and professor of creative writing at Florida International University. Author of the novels "Louisiana Power & Light" (1994), "Love Warps the Mind a Little" (1997), "Requiem, Mass."…

  • 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: Banks, Russell

Date: 2000 (2011)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42861911

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Collection of previously published and some uncollected short stories, from 1975 to 2000. From the New England-native author of several novels including "Cloudsplitter" and "Continental Drift." Accounts of breaking laws in Katonga, playing hockey in…

  • Author: Kadetsky, Elizabeth

Date: 2012-spr

Publication: Michigan Quarterly Review

Volume: 51

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1757375

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Short story narrated by a writer frequently at odds with her spiny and somewhat distant lover on their roadtrip from Oregon to the East Coast.

  • Author: Banks, Russell

Date: 1985

Language: en

Find in a Library: 10998820

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Novel following Bob Dubois, a New Hampshire oil burner repairman, and his attempted escape from discontent to a "fresh start" in Florida with his family. Entwined with the story of Vanise, a Haitian emigrant, and the severities she endures with her…

  • Author: Choquet, Joseph P.

Date: 1922

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6908693

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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: Blaine, Nicholas
  • Author: Mancuso, Rebecca

Date: 2013-spr

Publication: 49th Parallel

Volume: 31

Language: en

Find in a Library: 124093360

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Article describing the participation of French and English Canadians in the United States Civil War. Justifications for participation - economic, political, personal, and otherwise - from primary and secondary source literature. Domestic Canadian and…

  • Author: Béchard, Deni Y.

Date: 2012 (2006, Canada edition)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 758646813

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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: Ryden, Kent C.

Date: 2009

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

Language: en

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Essay describing Annie Proulx's critical treatment of New England - in particular, Vermont - in her works of fiction, "Postcards" and "Heart Songs." Tenuous and tenacious relationships of characters to their rural New England landscapes at once…

  • 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: 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: 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: Chmielewski, Laura M.

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 726819031

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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: 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: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2012-03-09

Publication: Salon

Language: en

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Short fiction piece by Waterville, Maine writer, Ron Currie, Jr., about a trip to Fenway Park with his dead father. Published in the online magazine, "Salon," with reference to the author's recent novel, "Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles" (Viking,…

  • Author: Laux, Dorianne

Date: 1990

Language: en

Find in a Library: 22299428

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Book of poems from Augusta, Maine native and creative writing teacher at North Carolina State University. Contains foreword by Philip Levine. Republished in 2007 by Carnegie Mellon University Press.

  • Author: Poulin, A., Jr.

Date: 1984 Winter

Publication: New England Review and Bread Loaf Quarterly

Volume: 7

Language: en

Find in a Library: 8932675

Poem from a Lisbon, Maine writer and founder of poetry's BOA Editions. Dedicated to David Plante. Featured in the New England Review and Bread Loaf Quarterly published by Middlebury College. Republished posthumously in a collection of A. Poulin, Jr's…

  • Author: Barnes, Thomas Garden

Date: 1988

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 7

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Historiographical exploration of the Acadians' expulsion from their homeland region in Atlantic Canada in 1755. The roles and functions of oral and written histories on and of this time period. Description, assessment, reasoning, and judgment of the…

  • Author: Plante, David

Date: 1976 Spring

Publication: The Transatlantic Review

Volume: 24

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1590374, 1767694

Short story that finds George returned to his family's New England home and to Hunter, his brother, as they struggle through the emotional aftermath of their mother's funeral. An early work from Providence, Rhode Island-native author of "The…

  • Author: Findlay, James F.

Date: 1983-02-00

Publication: Rhode Island History

Volume: 42

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1696593

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Article describing the scope of the Great Textile Strike of 1934 in Rhode Island, in the midst of the Great Depression and the decline of the New England textile industry. The impact of the strike's upheavals on Rhode Island life in the 1930s. The…

  • 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: Fecteau, Edward

Date: 1945

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1312704

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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: Blaise, Clark

Date: 1991

Book Title: Le Québec et les francophones de la Nouvelle-Angleterre

Volume: 1

Language: English

Find in a Library: 26264654

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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: Belliveau, J.E.

Date: 1977

Publication: Canadian Geographical Journal

Volume: 95

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1553099

Article on the Acadian people of the Canadian Maritimes and the persistence of their French vernacular. The Acadian presence in North America from the 17th century; to various settlements in New Brunswick and Nova Scotia; to the 18th century…

  • 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: McCarthy, Leigh

Date: 1983 March 31

Publication: Bangor Daily News

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8818350

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Free-lance journalist's piece on overhearing her "first French joke" among students in a Maine high school. Her experience of the joke as an outsider, and her thoughts on French ethnic humor in Maine. Recalling this joke and its effects after being…