All of these images convey the bustle of a 88 city throwing off sleep to begin its day as the newly-arrived Labranche clan begins its life in Lowell. I have chosen to examine how spatial notions dissimulate or reveal the ideology of cultural survival as evidenced in patriarchal domination, class conflict, social oppression, or the marginalization of women, to name but a few of my concerns.
The publications of the Association Canado-Américaine Manchester and the proceedings of annual colloquiums of the French Institute of Assumption College in Worcester, Massachusetts, have filled in many gaps in the cultural history of Franco-America.
After decades of debate, a general consensus, reached in the early s, proclaimed the existence of a recognizable corpus of Franco-American literature.
In its split narrative Jeanne la fileuse juxtaposes vast landscapes of Canadian forests with built structures of emerging urban centers as it examines the effects of dislocation on everyday life. They are. Certainly an exploration of the literature of this ethnic group reveals a far more ambiguous and problematic identity than may first be apparent.