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  • Author: Butler, Sandra S.

Date: 2013

Publication: Journal of Gerontological Social Work

Volume: 56

Language: en

Find in a Library: 4392786

Article exploring the contexts and conditions of older age women as increasingly common personal assistance and home care aides in the twenty-first century. This occupation at the convergence of the growing need for home care workers in American…

  • Author: Matthews, F. Louise

Date: 1955-04-00

Publication: The French Review

Volume: 28

Language: en

Find in a Library: 137573897

Article describing French, French-Canadian, and Franco-American newspapers published in the US and Canada as useful classroom tools for language learning and cultural competency. Discussions of various relevant French-language periodicals, their…

  • Author: Martin, Jane

Date: 2013-fall

Publication: Confrontation

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60637997

Short story narrating Maxime's detours: from a rare West Coast business trip out of Maine to visit his sister and her partner in San Francisco; from routes of his present to certain back roads of memory.

  • 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: Simard, Jean

Date: 2010

Publication: Rabaska: Revue d'ethnologie de l'Amérique française

Volume: 8

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 53905023

Un portrait autobiographique raconté par l'auteur franco-américain, Normand Beaupré, de Biddeford, Maine, sur sa profession, sa vie academique, et sa vocation comme écrivain de la langue française dans la Nouvelle-Angleterre.

  • Author: Candee, Richard M.

Date: 1982

Publication: Perspectives in Vernacular Architecture

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 71305819

Article in vernacular architecture describing New England industrial community development in the new textile towns of the early 19th century. Emphasis on textile operations and their accompanying communities and building innovations between 1820 and…

  • Author: Arsenault, Philip

Date: 1976-09-00

Publication: The Modern Language Journal

Volume: 60

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1642244, 41157033

Summary description of the twenty-third annual meeting of the Northeast Conference on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, held in New York City. The conference's theme relating to the origins and endurance of languages other than English among…

  • Author: Béchard, Deni Y.

Date: 2012 (2006, Canada edition)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 758646813

Find Online: OL8053238W

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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: 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: 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: Michaud, Theodore Edouard
  • Author: Wing, Charles J.

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: Available at Franco American Centre, UMaine

Biography of Eddie "Spoons" Michaud, renowned musician from Old Town, Maine. Stories of his life, times, family, and friends from 1923 to the present. Includes black and white photographs of Michaud throughout his life, both with and without his…

  • Author: Egan, Andrew
  • Author: Taggart, Deryth

Date: 2004-12-01

Publication: Northern Journal of Applied Forestry

Volume: 21

Language: en

Find in a Library: 10394971

Study of Maine- and Québec-rooted loggers in Maine's northern woods on the Québec border. Presentation of survey results depicting the attitudes of Maine and Québec loggers toward their occupation, their understanding of public perceptions toward…

  • 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: Proulx, Annie

Date: 2011

Language: en

Find in a Library: 555641609

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Narrative of the discovery and inhabiting of the author's homestead along Wyoming's North Platte River. Memoirs from the author's youth and family life, relatives, their cultures and their mobility. Her youth across New England. Historical,…

  • Author: Peterson, Eric E.

Date: 1991

Book Title: Culture and Communication

Language: en

Find in a Library: 25826165

Essay exploring the 1989 controversy surrounding the Maine State Legislature's protest over the University of Maine Franco-American Centre's use of the word "frog" in advertising its telephone number: 581-FROG. A case-study in communication research…

  • 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: 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: 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: 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: Potholm, Christian P.

Date: 2003

Language: en

Find in a Library: 51178191

Find Online: OL7913297M

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An insider's analysis of Maine politics from World War II to the beginning of the 21st century. Close reading and critical examination of one major election in each of the decades between 1940 and 2000: their historical contexts, their candidates or…

  • Author: Proulx, Annie

Date: 2009 Spring

Publication: The Paris Review

Volume: 188

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1641889

Interview with novelist and short story writer, Annie Proulx, about her life, her craft, and her thoughts on writing. Reflections on some of her past works, including the novels "Postcards" and "The Shipping News," as well as the story, "Brokeback…

  • Author: Devino, W. Stanley
  • Author: Raphaelson, Arnold H.
  • Author: Storer, James H.

Date: 1966

Volume: 84

Language: en

Find in a Library: 238142

A study of the 1950s closings of selected textile mills from all six New England states, explorations of their local and regional economic impacts, and analyses of community adjustments to economic change. Local recovery measures taken to compensate…

  • Author: Moreau, David

Date: 2004

Language: en

Find in a Library: 61727160

Book of poems from Wayne, Maine writer and author of the 2004 chapbook, "Children Are Ugly Little Monsters (But You Have to Love Them Anyway").

  • Author: Paradis, Roger

Date: 1983 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article on Henriette Blier Pelletier and her lifelong commitment to midwifery. A Québec-born transplant to the Madawaska Territory and the St. Luce Parish - later to be called Frenchville, Maine. Pelletier helped to deliver the children of rural…

  • Author: Craig, Béatrice

Date: 1983 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article exploring the demographic shifts of the Upper St. John River Valley - Maine and New Brunswick - through the first fifty years of the Madwaska settlement, beginning in 1785. The author uses parish records and genealogical sources - what she…

  • Author: Potholm, Christian P.

Date: 2009

Publication: The New England Journal of Political Science

Volume: 4

Language: en

Find in a Library: 54021556

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Article describing the political method and image of former Maine Republican congresswoman, Margaret Chase Smith. The paradigmatic elements of her political tenure and their subsequent impact on the shapes of later Maine political campaigns and…

  • 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: Poulin, Susan

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 778426192

Maine humor self-help guide in the voice of Ida LeClair, the character creation of Maine writer and performer, Susan Poulin. "Commonsensical" wisdoms from the western Maine town of Mahoosuc Mills, drawn from Ida's life experiences; her husband,…

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2012-10-00

Publication: The Believer

Volume: 10

Language: en

Find in a Library: 51678567

Magazine article on the 2012 disappearance of Waterville, Maine toddler, Ayla Reynolds, as local and national news phenomenon. The missing child and her family at the center of 21st century "info-tainment," situated in the author's own hometown.…