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  • Author: Schryer, Stephen

Date: 2011 Spring

Publication: Modern Fiction Studies (MFS)

Volume: 57

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1645443, 31871426

Essay considering the relationship of middle twentieth-century delinquency and poverty with the explorations of class and culture that take place in the literature of Jack Kerouac. How actors in the Beat Movement, especially Kerouac, interrogated…

  • Author: Myers, Mitzi

Date: 2000 September

Publication: The Lion and the Unicorn

Volume: 24

Language: English

Find in a Library: 31871270, 3134351

Print of an interview with novelist and Leominster, Massachusetts, native, Robert Cormier, as conducted by a UCLA professor of literature. A discussion of Cormier's novels' literary themes, his resistance to the label "Young Adult (YA)" writer, his…

  • Author: Létourneau, Jocelyn
  • Author: Moisan, Sabrina

Date: 2004

Book Title: Theorizing Historical Consciousness

Language: en (translation)

Find in a Library: 54929936

Find Online: OL9617324M

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Essay on representations of Québec history among youth. Remembrances, reconstructions, and creations of a collective past among French Canada's student-aged population as influenced by educational settings and social environments. Persistence of…

  • Author: Bishop, Jim

Date: 1984

Publication: Puckerbrush Review

Volume: 6

Language: English

Find in a Library: 10990654

Short fiction piece on a Franco American man - his name, his puzzles, his teeth, his temper, and how they were lost - as characterized in the narrations of his son.

  • Author: Frenette, Yves

Date: 1986 spring

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 25

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

Essay on the extra-cultural forces that helped to shape the French Canadian immigrant community of Lewiston, Maine. Class and ethnicity among the peoples of urban Lewiston in the second half of the 19th century. The impact of the industrial…

  • Author: Massey, Lucy Alice

Date: 1961

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Education

Institution: New York University

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6634706, 58668868

Historiography of Acadia up to 1755. Analysis of writings on the Acadian people as they were thought to have lived in Atlantic Canada before their 18th-century expulsion. Presentation of pre-expulsion Acadian customs, behaviors, and social life as…

  • Author: Silvia, Philip T.

Date: 1979-07-01

Publication: The Catholic Historical Review

Volume: 65

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1553555, 45416719

Article on the 1880s Fall River, Massachusetts, dispute between French Canadian immigrant Catholics, Irish American parishioners, and a largely Irish American clergy, commonly known as the "Flint Affair." The prolonged and destructive debate over…

  • Author: Polenberg, Richard

Date: 1980

Language: en

Find in a Library: 5448039

Find Online: OL4101285M

A history of the United States between 1938 and 1978 that explores the categories and convergences of class, race, and ethnicity. Measures how these three categories factored into World War II, the Cold War, and the Vietnam War. Begins with the…

  • Author: Levasseur, Raymond Luc

Date: 1992

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

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Essay on political activist and Vietnam veteran Ray Luc Levasseur's working-class Franco background from around the mills of Sanford, Maine. The pride he has built out of the integrity of his family and his experiences of discrimination. The…

  • Author: Wormwood, Rick

Date: 2004 December 17-23

Publication: The Portland Phoenix

Language: English

Find in a Library: 42450194

Feature article on Sanford native, Ray Luc Levasseur, and his return to southern Maine following decades spent imprisoned for convictions associated with political activism. Some historical background about Levasseur, his hometown, and the reputation…

  • Author: Alpert, Jessica

Date: 2008 Spring

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

Radio documentary piece on the violent invasion of the Waterville, Maine, convent of the Servants of the Blessed Sacrament in 1996. The death of two nuns, the recollections of surviving sisters, and how their community has chosen to live and express…

  • Author: Goodman, Giselle

Date: 2004 August 7

Publication: Portland Press Herald

Language: English

Find in a Library: 9341113, 232117688

Article on the return to southern Maine of Sanford native, Ray Luc Levasseur, after decades of imprisonment in federal penitentiary for convictions associated with his political activism. Includes a timeline from 1977 to 2004 of some of the major…

  • Author: Langlois, Simon (rédacteur)

Date: 1995

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 32091322

Une collection d'essais sur l'évolution du fait français en Amérique du Nord. La langue, les histoires, et les cultures de communautés francophones au Canada et aux États-Unis. Origines des expressions culturelles…

  • Author: Blanchard, Dorothy A.

Date: 1993 Spring

Publication: Maine Historical Society Quarterly

Volume: 33

Language: en

Find in a Library: 2263768, 607696548

The history of French Canadian immigration and Franco American community building in the town of Dexter, Maine. Illustrated with photos and quotes from oral interviews. From the text: "The study of French-Canadian immigration is generally centered…

  • Author: Faulkner, William

Date: 1979 November

Publication: The Atlantic

Volume: 244

Language: English

Find in a Library: 2445096

A short story unpublished in his lifetime, William Faulkner's "Evangeline" was written in 1931. Later included in Joseph Blotner's "Uncollected Stories of William Faulkner" in 1979, printed by the Atlantic monthly in that same year. Its premise, a…

  • Author: Kevra, Susan K.

Date: 2007

Publication: AmeriQuests

Volume: 4

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 56906981

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From AmeriQuests: "In her short story 'Le Peuplement de la Terre' ('Be Fruitful and Multiply') Madeleine Ferron reveals the reality of married life for generations of women in Quebec whose lives were a constant cycle of pregnancy, childbirth and…

  • Author: Arceneaux, Jean

Date: 1994

Language: English and Cajun French

Find in a Library: 30610563

Poem under pseudonym from Louisiana writer Barry Ancelet. A history of the Cajun, from Acadia to the American South, in book-length verse. Cajun French text side-by-side with an English translation. The second chapbook in a series featuring Cajun…

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2009 Spring

Publication: Bosphorus Art Project Quarterly

Volume: 4

Language: English

Find in a Library: 74460731

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Online feature entitled "What happens when the world finds out that God is dead?: Ron Currie, Jr. reads from his novel." The feature is a link to the author's reading of the chapter "My Brother the Murderer" from his novel titled "God is Dead"…

  • Author: Krupa, Grazyna

Date: 2004

Language: English and français

Find in a Library: 62329002

Documentary on the birth, development, demise, and renovation of Acadia - from France, to Nova Scotia, to Louisiana, and back again. Includes interviews with historians, archaeologists, and genealogists, as well as dramatic reenactments of 17th…

  • Author: Brault, Gerard J.

Date: 1986

Language: en

Find in a Library: 12665191

Find Online: OL2541215M

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Comprehensive history of French Canadians and Franco Americans in New England, with an emphasis on the early 20th century. Introduced with a summary of early North American exploration and colonization. Spans in specific an historical period that…

  • Author: Courville, Serge

Date: 2002

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 51281009

Find Online: OL2536995W

D'Editions MultiMonde: "L’un des traits marquants du XIXe siècle a été le grand brassage de population qui a déversé sur les mers du globe des dizaines de millions d’immigrants. Jamais, depuis la fin de l’empire romain, n’avait-on vu un…

  • Author: Luyat, Anne
  • Author: Tolron, Francine

Date: 2001

Language: English

Find in a Library: 49197560

Collection of essays in cultural criticism, with specific emphases on national, ethnic, and linguistic identities in transit. Divided in the text by the geographies to which each essay pertains. From the introduction: "The authors [in 'Flight from…

  • Author: Sterne, Evelyn Savidge

Date: 2003

Language: en

Find in a Library: 123124412, 52458642

Find Online: OL7848540M

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From Cornell University Press: "Through her account of the newcomers' fight for political inclusion, Evelyn Savidge Sterne offers a fresh perspective on the nationwide struggle to define American identity at the turn of the twentieth century....In a…

  • Author: Hornsby, Stephen (editor)
  • Author: Reid, John G.

Date: 2005

Language: English

Find in a Library: 57431351

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Collection of essays by various scholars on New England, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, and Prince Edward Island - critical geographies to what has emerged in historical studies in recent decades as the field of North American "borderland studies."…

  • Author: Bystydzienski, Jill M.

Date: 1985

Publication: American Review of Canadian Studies

Volume: 15

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60621291, 3364885, 31186541

A comparison of the historical situations and social positions of French Canadian and African American women. An examination of their family and community roles, cultural stereotypes, and social and politicals achievement levels. Situates the origins…

  • Author: Fisher, John R.

Date: 1994

Language: English

Find in a Library: 35849944

Brief biography of a French Canadian who fought in the American Civil War as a volunteer from Richmond, Vermont. Concludes with a brief ancestry of his family extending into 17th century France, as well as a list of his descendants now dispersed…

  • Author: Blaise, Clark

Date: 2008 Spring/Summer

Language: English

Find in a Library: 224383030

An essay in exploration of Jack Kerouac's French-Canadianness in twentieth-century America. How digging into this particular ethnicity, time, and place shapes how one considers Kerouac's late-life ideas about race, his relationship with religion, or…

  • Author: Perreault, Robert B.

Date: 2010

Language: en

Find in a Library: 664354634

Find Online: OL24384830M

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An intimately crafted Franco American cultural history of Manchester, New Hampshire, written by one of its resident historians. From the author of such works as "One Piece in the Great American Mosaic," "La Presse Franco-Américaine et La Politique,"…

  • Author: Mosher, Howard Frank

Date: 1977

Language: English

Find in a Library: 3168446

A Vermont family in financial straits turns to smuggling Canadian whiskey back into a Prohibition- and Depression-era America. Mosher's first novel, introducing us to the author's budding literary relationship with northern rural Vermont - an…