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  • Author: Labine, Mark
  • Author: Labine, Judy

Date: 2012

Language: en

Find in a Library: 840842060

Historical novel driven by a love story, with a search for treasures extending from the 11th-century Crusades and the Knights of Templar, to the Acadians and Mi'kmaq of 17th-century Atlantic Canada, to colonial Boston. Includes illustrations, maps,…

  • Author: Tremblay, Bill

Date: 1985

Language: en

Find in a Library: 11443258

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Poetry collection composed of new writings and other previously collected works featured in three of the writer's earlier publications: "Crying in the Cheap Seats" (1971), "The Anarchist Heart" (1977), and "Home Front" (1978).

  • Author: Tremblay, Bill

Date: 1977

Language: en

Find in a Library: 3084054

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Volume of poetry from native of Southbridge, Massachusetts and creator of collections "Crying in the Cheap Seats" (1971), "Duhamel" (1986), and the novel "The June Rise" (1994), among other works. Professor in creative writing at Colorado State…

  • Author: Dufresne, John

Date: 1991 (1997)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 21677261

Find Online: OL2644840W

Collection of short stories from native of Worcester, Massachusetts and professor of creative writing at Florida International University. Author of the novels "Louisiana Power & Light" (1994), "Love Warps the Mind a Little" (1997), "Requiem, Mass."…

  • 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: Banks, Russell

Date: 2000 (2011)

Language: en

Find in a Library: 42861911

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Collection of previously published and some uncollected short stories, from 1975 to 2000. From the New England-native author of several novels including "Cloudsplitter" and "Continental Drift." Accounts of breaking laws in Katonga, playing hockey in…

  • 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: Kadetsky, Elizabeth

Date: 2014-01-09

Publication: New England Review : NER Digital

Volume: NER Digital

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46728412

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Short short fiction piece of a Lewiston, Maine grandmother, mother, and daughter; family stories whose narrator captures family maladies and how they extend across time. Published for the web on New England Review, NER Digital.

  • Author: Kadetsky, Elizabeth

Date: 2012-spr

Publication: Michigan Quarterly Review

Volume: 51

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1757375

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Short story narrated by a writer frequently at odds with her spiny and somewhat distant lover on their roadtrip from Oregon to the East Coast.

  • Author: Gasbarrone, Lisa

Date: 2012/2013-fal/win

Publication: Québec Studies

Volume: 54

Language: en; fr

Find in a Library: 60628349

Article discussing the role of the sacred in Louis Hémon's classic Québec novel, Maria Chapdelaine. Textual evidence of transcedence in Hémon's language and narrative, perhaps "markings" of a traditioned religious sensibility. A…

  • Author: Frost, Carol

Date: 2002-win

Publication: New England Review

Volume: 23

Language: en

Find in a Library: 46728412

Article exploring tone in Robert Frost's poetry, as well as the poet's emphasis on the ranges of northern New England colloquial language. Thoughts on Frost's use of colloquialisms in the early 20th century. Influences on Frost. Frost's quoted…

  • Author: Fontaine, Robert Louis

Date: 1945

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1686763

Find Online: OL6719923W

Coming-of-age novel in lighthearted stories set in and around Ottawa, Ontario, amidst the young narrator Robert's extended family of eccentric men and stern women. Robert's small obsession with a much older boarding woman, and other various crushes;…

  • Author: Banks, Russell

Date: 1985

Language: en

Find in a Library: 10998820

Find Online: OL35483W ; OL15136638W

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Novel following Bob Dubois, a New Hampshire oil burner repairman, and his attempted escape from discontent to a "fresh start" in Florida with his family. Entwined with the story of Vanise, a Haitian emigrant, and the severities she endures with her…

  • Author: Choquet, Joseph P.

Date: 1922

Language: en

Find in a Library: 6908693

Find Online: OL212506W

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Novel of historical fiction depicting the Rebellion of 1837 in Canada. Philippe Champagne and Edouard Dumas are two young attorneys whose advocacy on behalf of Lower Canada carries them from Montréal to the Québec countryside, and from the…

  • 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: Moisan, Clément

Date: 2010

Language: fr

Find in a Library: 480935225

Find Online: OL15540998W

Oeuvre critique biographique et littéraire sur le style d'écriture de Jack Kerouac. En deux parties: "VIVRE," ou les espaces de la vie physicale, personelle, solitaire, etc., dont les oeuvres Kerouackians sont nées; et "ÉCRIRE," ou Kérouac comme…

  • 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: Ryden, Kent C.

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 describing Annie Proulx's critical treatment of New England - in particular, Vermont - in her works of fiction, "Postcards" and "Heart Songs." Tenuous and tenacious relationships of characters to their rural New England landscapes at once…

  • 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: Sorrell, Richard S.

Date: 1982-spr

Publication: Studies in Religion/Sciences Religieuses

Volume: 11

Language: en

Find in a Library: 1773426, 807291117

Observations of Jack Kerouac's ethnoreligious background - Franco American and Roman Catholic - and what the author describes as one of three "panels of the survivance triptych" : Catholicism. Historical descriptions of the role and actions of the…

  • 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: Parent, Michael

Date: 1991

Language: en

Find in a Library: 24283905

Find Online: OL16468567W

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

Find Online: OL25075223M

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: 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: 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: Duhamel, Denise

Date: 2005

Language: en

Find in a Library: 61690354

Find Online: OL11742575M

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…