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  • Author: Parent, Michael

Date: 1991

Language: en

Find in a Library: 24283905

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Short story about sandlot baseball in Lewiston, Maine in the summer of the narrator's thirteenth year, and the "Phantom Kid," Charlie, who stands up to Billy Boudreau's legendary fastball. Featured in a printed collection of stories told at the…

  • Author: Jewett, Sarah Orne

Date: 1895 November

Publication: The Pocket Magazine

Volume: 1

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1762497

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Short story about a French Canadian family newly arrived to Dulham, in New England, and its six-year-old daughter, Mary, who captures the hearts of Dulham's old men. First published in The Pocket Magazine in 1895. Reprinted in The Life of Nancy…

  • Author: Hebert, Ernest

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 689858563

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Novel set in Keene, New Hampshire between the 1950s and early 2000s. Young baseball prospect Jack Landry comes of age with the Catholic sensibility and working-class ethos of his upbringing. Landry confronts stereotype, forbidden love's trials, and…

  • Author: Balthazar, Louis

Date: 2003 fall / 2004 winter

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 36

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing the historical and cultural conditions of the North American border between United States and Canada, particularly its shapes between the United States and the province of Québec. The author's argument that the Canada-US border…

  • Author: Walker, David

Date: 1962-08-00

Publication: Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science

Volume: 28

Language: en

Find in a Library: 47075794, 833682

Interpretation of Franco American presidential voting behavior in Maine, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, and Rhode Island previous to 1962. Takes into account wavering levels of ethnic solidarity, changes in economic class position, religious…

  • 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: Murray, Kathleen Rochefort

Date: 2000-09(2000 fall / 2001 winter)

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 30

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article on iconography surrounding Ste. Anne - the mother of Jesus' mother, Mary - in the Roman Catholic culture of Québec. Exploration's of the saint's importance for understanding Québec and its people more intimately, first in terms of popular…

  • Author: Takai, Yukari

Date: 2008

Language: en

Find in a Library: 774287243

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Book-length study on French Canadian migrants and migration to Lowell, Massachusetts at the beginning of the 20th century. The role of family in cross-border human movement, and the impact of migration and its social, economic, and labor dimensions…

  • Author: Cuccioletta, Donald
  • Author: Desbiens, Albert

Date: 2000 Spring/Summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 29

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article exploring the notion of "américanité" in Québec: not as an extension of a USA process of "Americanization," but as a descriptive continental term that relates to, contextualizes, characterizes, and pluralizes Québécois identity. Changing…

  • Author: Bernier, Léon
  • Author: Bédard, Guy

Date: 2000 Spring/Summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 29

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 60628349

Une exploration du terme et du thème "américanité" en tant qu'un point focal d'identité et d'identification du Québécois francophone. Les manières dont la géographie, la langue et la perception culturelle de soi comprendre pour les…

  • Author: Mitchell, Constantina

Date: 2000 Spring/Summer

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 29

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article exploring Louis Hémon's classic Québec novel, "Maria Chapdelaine" (1913), in light of criticism that has considered it in terms of Québec agrarian and religious mythology. The ways in which the novel employs mythological themes that have…

  • 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: 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: Paige, Abby

Date: 2013-01-00

Language: en/fr

Book of poems from Vermont native and Ottawa writer and performer, Abby Paige. A sequence of writings on Samuel de Champlain's New France - through the lens of his modern returning.

  • 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: Duhamel, Denise

Date: 2005

Language: en

Find in a Library: 61690354

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1001 lines of poetry from Woonsocket, Rhode Island native and teacher of creative writing at Florida International University. From the author of "Queen for a Day" and "The Star-Spangled Banner." Title modeled after Hervé Le Tellier's Mille…

  • Author: Blaise, Clark

Date: 1992

Language: en

Find in a Library: 26801089

Find Online: OL1478722M

Book of international short stories rooted in Montréal and the US Northeast. Written in English with a recognizable play of languages, especially French and German. From renowned fiction writer and essayist, Clark Blaise, author of such books as "I…

  • Author: Blaise, Clark

Date: 1987

Book Title: On Middle Ground

Language: en

Find in a Library: 16044405

Find Online: OL10276185M

Short fiction piece about a writer who can be either American (Phil Porter) or French Canadian (Philippe Carrier) depending from which side of the border he is travelling, or upon which side he sits. The complexity of a dual identity lived out in a…

  • 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: Richard, Mark Paul

Date: 1998 Spring

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 25

Language: en

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article describing religious institutions and mutual aid societies created by French Canadian immigrant communities in New England around the turn of the century. Their functions for social welfare, economic well-being, and medical necessity among…

  • Author: Surette, David R.

Date: 2004

Language: en

Find in a Library: 56930452

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Book of poems from a Malden, Massachusetts native, containing new poems alongside work from three of his earlier chapbooks. From the author of the more recent, "Easy to Keep, Hard to Keep In" (2007) and "The Immaculate Conception Mothers' Club"…

  • 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: Laux, Dorianne

Date: 2009-06-25

Publication: SmokeLong Quarterly

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

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Short story about a friend who, always when visiting the narrator, is eager to find a bar. From the author of the poetry collections, "Awake," "What We Carry," "Smoke," and "Facts About the Moon." Appears in the online literary magazine, SmokeLong…

  • Author: Currie, Ron, Jr.

Date: 2006-06-15

Publication: SmokeLong Quarterly

Language: en

Find in a Library: Unknown

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Short fiction piece that finds a retired navy captain long after World War II, and his housekeeper, far from the sea. From the author of "God is Dead," "Everything Matters!" and "Flimsy Little Plastic Miracles." Appears in the online literary…

  • Author: Potholm, Christian P.

Date: 2003

Language: en

Find in a Library: 51178191

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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: 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: Hine, Lewis

Date: 1909 (1980)

Book Title: Classic Essays on Photography

Language: en

Find in a Library: 7149461

Find Online: OL4745724M

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Text of a brief talk given by acclaimed photographer of American working life - and famously, child industrial labor - during the first half of the twentieth century. Thoughts on the role and function of the photographer and "social photography" in…

  • Author: Parsons, Vivian (LaJeunesse)

Date: 1939

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1400482

Find Online: OL6382378M

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Novel set near Trois-Rivières, Québec, that begins with the birth of a first child - a daughter, Lucien - to Marie Charbonneau, whose husband Léonce despairs for not having a son to work on their farm. Two hundred miles away, the first-cousins…