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  • Author: Abel, Marco

Date: 2002

Publication: MFS Modern Fiction Studies

Volume: 48

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1645443

A reading of Jack Kerouac's "On the Road" alongside the literary criticism of Gilles Deleuze and his counterparts. Emphasis on Deleuze and Félix Guattari's notion of the "rhizome" in comparison to the spontaneous routes of cross-country travel…

  • Author: Johnson, Ronna C.

Date: 2000-01-01

Publication: College Literature

Volume: 27

Language: en

Find in a Library: 38583988, 1791774

Article exploring the self-referential literature of Jack Kerouac as cause, commentary, and resistance to his "Beat Movement" celebrity in the 1950s and 1960s. How Jack's engagement with fame is exercised in his literature, or in other public…

  • Author: Sénécal, André

Date: 1983 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Brief article placing Honoré Beaugrand and his single novel, Jeanne la fileuse, in the French, French Canadian, and American socioeconomic and political contexts on which the novel clearly comments. An exploration of Beaugrand's ideological…

  • Author: van Lent, Peter C.

Date: 1983 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Critical analysis of Louis Hémon's novel, Maria Chapdelaine, sparked by the recent centennial of Hémon's birth (1880). Some descriptions of the novel's main character, Maria, and her choice between two suitors - one to remain in Canada, or one to…

  • Author: Aubé, Mary Elizabeth

Date: 1997

Publication: Francophonies d'Amérique

Volume: 7

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 55667210

Une étude sur le roman feuilleton "Canuck," par Camille Lessard-Bissonnette, comme example de la continuité des thèmes littéraires - et d'une imagination - canadiens-français dans la littérature aux États-Unis. Des transformations subtiles de…

  • Author: Perreault, Guy

Date: 1988-04-00

Publication: Voix et images

Volume: 13

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 2442278

Une article qui décrit la rôle de la mort dans deux des oeuvres de Jack Kerouac: Visions de Gérard et Tristessa. L'auteur suggére que la préoccupation ou "l'obsession" de Kerouac avec la mort dans ces textes est son certain type d'engagement…

  • Author: Morency, Jean
  • Author: Thibeault, Jimmy

Date: 2012-03-00

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 53

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 60628349

L'introduction au numero 53 de la revue "Québec Studies," dont les auteurs décrivent le contenu comme projet dans la littérature de la franco-américanité: canadienne-française, acadienne, franco-américaine. Discussion des textes majeures dans…

  • Author: Schick, Constance Gosselin

Date: 2002-12-00

Publication: French Review

Volume: 76

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1238339

Article on Québec emigrant writer, Rémi Tremblay, and the serialized novel based on his time as a Union soldier in the United States Civil War, "Un Revenant: épisode de la guerre de Sécession." Textual interpretations of Tremblay's perceptions of…

  • 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: Choquette, Leslie

Date: 2012-03-00

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 53

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing the early twentieth-century English-language novel, "Under Canadian Skies," as unique to the canon of francophone Franco American novels of the same historical period. How author Joseph Choquet's form of literary ethnic advocacy…

  • Author: Lacroix, Michel
  • Author: Zurek, Nadia

Date: 2011

Publication: Recherches féministes

Volume: 24

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 60618507

Un article sur les oeuvres et la vie sociale d'une journaliste franco-américaine de Pierreville, Québec et Lowell, Massachusetts - Yvonne Le Maître - aux États-Unis, au Canada, et en Europe. La particularité de sa variété d'écriture dans le…

  • Author: Gould, Karen L.

Date: 2003

Publication: Yale French Studies

Volume: 103

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1770272

Article describing the recent attraction of USA scholarship to French Canadian literature. The integration of this literature within academic French programs, and the various practical and theoretical challenges it poses to the broader canon of…

  • Author: Creadick, Anna G.

Date: 2009-12

Publication: Mosaic: A Journal for the Interdisciplinary Study of Literature

Volume: 42

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60637308

Critical article on the connection between the public reception of the 1950s breakout novel, "Peyton Place," and the attitudes and public persona of its author, Grace Metalious. How Metalious' life might be read in the depictions and trials of her…

  • Author: Melehy, Hassan

Date: 2012-09

Publication: American Literature

Volume: 84

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42415832

Critical article exploring two of Jack Kerouac's novels - "Doctor Sax" and "Satori in Paris" - in a way that emphasizes the importance of Kerouac's "translingual" identity, cultural heritage, and his relationship to the diasporic history of the…

  • Author: Nicosia, Gerald

Date: 1983-00-00

Language: en

Find in a Library: 9392871

Biography of Lowell, Massachusetts native, poet, and author, Jack Kerouac, widely known as a founding participant in the 20th century USA literary culture that came to be called the "Beat Movement," or the "Beat Generation." Kerouac's life from birth…

  • 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: Lees, Cynthia

Date: 2012-03-00

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 53

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article on the role of memory in Biddeford, Maine author Normand Beaupré's recent autobiographical novel. How memories and the act of remembering of one's youth and childhood home help to build collective cultural identity among Franco American…

  • Author: Senier, Siobhan

Date: 2010 Fall

Publication: Studies in American Indian Literatures

Volume: 22

Language: English

Find in a Library: 759351046

Article critically describing and exploring the work of poet and visual artist Cheryl Savageau through the contexts of other 20th and 21st century Abenaki historical and literary writings. Savageau is the author of the collections "Home Country,"…

  • Author: Quintal, Claire

Date: 1988

Publication: Voix et images

Volume: 13

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 2442278

Un bref article de revue sur les significations culturelles dans l'écriture de Jack Kerouac: "un gars de chez vous, aussi bien que de chez nous," comme écrit l'auteur (398). Plus précisement, comment la mère de Jack apparait dans sa vie et, par…

  • Author: Trottier, Maurice

Date: 1983-2-10

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 12245676

Un ensemble de brèves présentations littéraires et d'études sur les vies et les ouevres de plusieurs écrivain(e)s - locales et internationales, anglophones et francohpones - qui ont eu un influence sur l'auteur. Des…

  • 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: Lee, Sonia

Date: 1978 summer

Publication: MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States)

Volume: 5

Language: en

Find in a Library: 50709793

Article exploring the author's notion of cultural "interfacing" through the French Canadian and Anglo American contexts of Montréal-born Louis Dantin (Eugene Seers) and Nashua, New Hampshire native, Rosaire Dion-Lévesque. Both authors wrote in…

  • Author: Chartier, Armand

Date: 1981 summer

Publication: MELUS (Multi-Ethnic Literature of the United States)

Volume: 8

Language: en

Find in a Library: 50709793

Brief review of some resources in Franco-American literature available at the beginning of the 1980s. Specifically mentions collections, works, and writers in Maine, Massachusetts, and Louisiana.

  • 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: Kerouac, Jack (interviewee)

Date: 1968 summer

Publication: The Paris Review

Volume: 43

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1641889

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Transcript of 1968 interview with writer Jack Kerouac in his Florida home, shortly before his death in 1969. Conducted by three visitors - principally, poet Ted Berrigan - and with the participation of Jack's wife, Stella Kerouac. Part of a Paris…

  • Author: Kerouac, Jack

Date: 2004-00-00

Language: en

Find in a Library: 55962427

Edited selections from the personal, previously unpublished writings of writer Jack Kerouac, from 1947 to 1954. Daily thoughts and travel logs presented together with more formal musings. Contains two sections of personal journal entries and work…

  • Author: Sadowski-Smith, Claudia

Date: 2008

Book Title: Border Fictions : Globalization, Empire, and Writing at the Boundaries of the United States

Language: English

Find in a Library: 166317572

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Book section exploring how the Canada/US border is used by some Canadian and American fiction writers to examine personal, ethnic, and national identities in comparative or dual contexts. Examines the work of Clark Blaise, Guillermo Verdecchia,…

  • Author: Giguère, Madeleine

Date: 1991

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

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 26264654

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Current trends in social science research on Franco Americans through an analysis of several selected works (theses, articles, etc.) from the 1980s. Recognition of the turn of research toward analyses of socioeconomic class, perspectives on patterns…

  • Author: Shanahan, Brendan

Date: 2011

Publication: Journal of Transnational American Studies

Volume: 3

Language: English

Find in a Library: 173021502

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Critical and historical analysis of of Honoré Beaugrand's 1877-1878 serialized novel, Jeanne la fileuse. Speculation on the author's political, social, and artistic motives for writing about nineteenth-century French Canadian emigration to New…