Canuck and Other Stories

Title

Canuck and Other Stories

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Description

Canuck, by Camille Lessard Bissonnette, (1883-1970), translated by Sylvie Charron and Sue Huseman, is a book which reflects the French Canadian immigration experience from a young woman's point of view. The protagonist, Vic, is a very modern young woman who sets out to accomplish many things in her new country, the U.S. La Jeune Franco-Américaine, The Young Franco-American by Alberte Gastonguay, (1906-1978), translated by Madeleine C. Paré Roy is a study of the life of a young woman who is seeking her way in the world. She meets many suitors and comes to the conclusion of a satisfactory ending in the ways of traditional culture. Françaises d'Amérique, Frenchwomen of North America by Corinne Rocheleau Rouleau, (1881-1963), translated by Jeannine Bacon Roy, is a one act play which features the heroines who helped settle New France. This play proves their presence on the North American continent and is as fresh today as the day it was first presented.

ISBN

9780966853629

Publication Date

2006

Publisher

Rheta Press

City

Brewer, ME

Keywords

French Americans, French-Canadians, Maine, Fiction

Disciplines

English Language and Literature | Literature in English, North America | Other French and Francophone Language and Literature