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  • Author: Haritou, Dennis

Date: 2008 May 27

Language: English

Find in a Library: Unknown

Transcript of an interview with an author from Waterville, Maine, and an in-depth discussion of his 2007 novel-in-stories, "God is Dead."

  • Author: Birkerts, Sven

Date: 2005 January 16

Publication: The New York Times

Language: English

Find in a Library: 1645522, 1760220

A review of "American Ghosts" - memoir from fiction writer and Providence, Rhode Island native, David Plante. The reviewer describes the book as "a perfect example of the cockpit autobiography," leading the reader into the thoughts and images of a…

  • Author: Marchand, Philip

Date: 2007 September 29

Publication: The Toronto Star

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60656984, 1767637

Article recognizing the brief hype surrounding the 50th anniversary of the publication of Jack Kerouac's most famous novel, "On the Road." Discusses a much less explored event in Kerouac's life when, in 1967, the author appeared on the Montreal talk…

  • Author: Pinette, Susan

Date: 2007

Publication: The French Review

Volume: 80

Language: English

Find in a Library: 137573897

An essay on including Franco Americans and Franco American literature in the rubric of French studies. How such inclusions impact this rubric historically, theoretically, and in terms of content. How a recognition of "la Francophonie" outside of…

  • Author: Edington, Steve

Date: 1999

Language: English

Find in a Library: 43208165

A genealogical and literary excavation of the roots of Jack Kerouac's family in Nashua, New Hampshire. Historical and literary scholarship on both Nashua and Kerouac, accompanied by the author's thoughts on family and culture, illustrated with some…

  • Author: Mitchell, Paige (editor)

Date: 2011

Language: English

Find in a Library: None

A collection of writings in a cultural studies reader, introduced with an essay from the instructor. Compiled for a University of Maine course in English composition. Available at the Franco-American Centre, Orono, Maine.

  • Author: Mitchell, Paige (editor)

Date: 2010

Language: English

Find in a Library: None

A collection of writings in a cultural studies reader, introduced with an essay from the instructor. Compiled for a University of Maine course in English composition. Available at the Franco-American Centre, Orono, Maine.

  • Author: Gauthier, Joseph Delphis

Date: 1948

Thesis Type: Ph. D., Littérature américaine

Institution: Université Laval

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 7962637, 299563561, 77405512

Les rélations culturelles entre le Québec, les canadiens français, et la littérature américaine tel qu'ils apparaissent dans le roman américain. Les impressions américaines populaires de ces romans sur des perceptions du Canada…

  • Author: Lavoie, Carlo

Date: 1997

Publication: The River Review / La Revue rivière

Volume: 3

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 33064369

Un éssai sur l'idée de l'histoire comme agent contre l'assimilation - "de quelle facon les faits historiques et sociaux sont utilisés pour éveiller [le] sentiment nécessaire a la survie d'un peuple, d'une ethnie." Une analyse…

  • Author: Ornstein, Lisa

Date: 1997

Publication: The River Review / La Revue rivière

Volume: 3

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 33064369

A list of resources relative to the epic poem "Evangeline" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, compiled by the director of the Acadian Archives at the University of Maine at Fort Kent. Contains listings of different published editions of the poem,…

  • 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: Parent, Michael

Date: Unknown

Language: English

Find in a Library: 43722227

Four short stories written for kids of all ages by "story-maker and story-teller" Michael Parent of Lewiston, Maine. Includes the titles, "Tunko the Terrible Giant," "The Princess' Ailment," "Angela the Mud Girl," and "A Blink and a Wink."

  • 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: Bodwell, Joshua

Date: 2009 October 7

Language: English

Find in a Library: None

Short piece that profiles Waterville, Maine writer Ron Currie Jr. in the context of a reading of his novel "Everything Matters!" at Longfellow Books in Portland, Maine.

  • Author: Plante, David

Date: 1997

Book Title: Littérature et dialogue interculturel : culture française d'Amérique

Language: Français

Find in a Library: 37491176

Un essai par l'auteur des romans "The Family" et "The Country," et aussi les mémoires, "American Ghosts." Il viens de Providence, Rhode Island. Partie d'une collection sur la culture française d'Amérique. Au début du texte, Plante se demande,…

  • Author: Freeman, Jesse (interviewer)

Date: 2009 January 23

Language: English

Find in a Library: 181139334

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Georgia Public Broadcasting radio interview of Worcester, Massachusetts native John Dufresne on the occasion of his new novel, "Requiem, Mass." Discussion about the novel's characters and setting, Dufresne's ideas about autobiographical writing and…

  • Author: Toth, Emily

Date: 1981

Language:

Find in a Library: 7247649

Biography of Manchester, New Hampshire author Grace Metalious. Famous for her novel "Peyton Place" and its various film adaptations. Emily Toth is also the biographer of novelist Kate Chopin.

From University Press of Mississippi: "The juicy…

  • Author: Fisher, James Terence

Date: 1989

Language: en

Find in a Library: 19130477

Find Online: OL3351740W

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Examination of immigrant Catholic influences on the traditions of Catholicism in the United States. A collection of largely biographical segments dedicated to certain influential, thought-provoking, and paradigm-shifting American Catholics from the…

  • Author: Breton, Raymond (editor)
  • Author: Savard, Pierre (editor)

Date: 1982

Language: English

Find in a Library: 36283800

A conference publication consisting of a collection of essays on the titled topic. Contains the following written pieces by their respective authors: "The Acadians: a People in Search of a Country" by Jean Daigle, "Emigration and Colonization: Twin…

  • Author: Hartig, Rachel Mildred

Date: 2006

Language: English

Find in a Library: 69104286

An exploration of the lives and texts of three francophone biographers, each struggling in her own way through the difficulties of deafness. Includes a segment on Franco American author Corinne Rocheleau-Rouleau. From Gallaudet University Press:…

  • 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: Black, Barbara

Date: 1984 April 20

Publication: The Gazette

Language: English

Find in a Library: 60623870

Article subtitled, "This first novel describes the attempt of a Franco-American to find out who he is." A review of the 1984 novel "The Questing Beast" and a brief biographical sketch of its author, Richard Hébert.

  • Author: Beaupré, Norman

Date: 2010

Language: English (traduction du français)

Find in a Library: 43280504 (la version française)

English translation of "Le Petit Mangeur de Fleurs" (1999) - a work of autobiographical fiction from a Biddeford, Maine native. From the author: "Le Petit Mangeur de Fleurs (The Little Eater of Bleeding Hearts) is the story of a boy growing up and…

  • Author: Falla, Jack

Date: 2008

Language: English

Find in a Library: 171584739

Novel about longtime friends that become professional hockey players and end up playing against one another in the deepest of rivalries. Flashbacks into the hockey of the Lewiston, Maine, of their youth. From MacMillan Books: "Veteran Boston…

  • Author: Mosher, Howard Frank

Date: 1983

Language: English

Find in a Library: 8845460

One of Mosher's time-tested Vermont stories, again set in his fictional Kingdom County. About a young French Canadian emigrant who endures hardship from the very beginnings of her life in the United States. Republished in 2004, to the Hardscrabble…

  • Author: Mosher, Howard Frank

Date: 1978

Language: English

Find in a Library: 4136317

A collection of Mosher's early stories. These tales are set in the fictional Kingdom County, Vermont, that serves as the background and community for most of Mosher's works. The collection contains the following titles: Alabama Jones, Burl, First…

  • 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…

  • Author: Mosher, Howard Frank

Date: 1999

Language: English

Find in a Library: 41488621

An intimate look at rural community life in the American-Canadian borderlands, centered around a Franco American priest, his stories, and his 3000+ page written history of the town in which the novel is set. Recent novel from the creator of the…

  • Author: Ménard, Jean-Sébastien

Date: 2007

Thesis Type: Ph. D., French

Institution: McGill University

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 316101393

Du texte: "Cette thèse porte sur l’inscription de la Beat Generation dans la littérature québécoise. J'y analyse non pas la réception de ce mouvement au Québec lors de son émergence dans les années 1950, mais bien sa réappropriation…

  • Author: Guillet, Ernest Bernard

Date: 1978

Thesis Type: Ph. D., French

Institution: University of Massachusetts, Amherst

Language: en

Find in a Library: 7436222, 49091666

Find Online: OL12362900W

From the author: "This study examines the French literary and cultural life of French Canadians in New England with emphasis on Holyoke, Massachusetts, between 1869 and 1940. At the turn of the century French Canadians became known as…