Canuck and Other Stories
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.
French Americans, French-Canadians, Maine, Fiction
English Language and Literature | Literature in English, North America | Other French and Francophone Language and Literature
Côté Robbins, Rhea Editor, "Canuck and Other Stories" (2006). Faculty and Staff Monograph Publications. 141.