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Franco-American identity, community, and La Guiannée

Author: Anna Servaes
Publisher: Jackson : Univ. of Mississippi, 2015.
Series: William L. Potter publication series, 11.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. printView all editions and formats

French traditions in America do not live solely in Louisiana. Franco-American Identity, Community, and La Guiannee travels to Ste. Genevieve, Missouri, and Prairie du Rocher, Illinois, to mark the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Folklore
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anna Servaes
ISBN: 9781626745551 1626745552 9781628462104 1628462108
OCLC Number: 911186824
Notes: Part I. Historical context -- The development of the French mentality and identity in the Illinois Country -- Historical developments and influence on French identity -- La Guiannée and its heritage -- Part II. Community affirmation: analysis of the celebration with liminal theory -- The season of La Guiannée -- Analytical discussion of the celebration -- Disguise and mask -- Traveling and the neighborhood -- Foodways -- Theatrical play -- Part III. Cultural continuity: collective memory and cultural identity -- Heritage, history, and continuity -- Modern adaptations and heritage -- Linguistic, material, and religious symbols.
Description: xvi, 266 Seiten : Illustrationen ; 24 cm.
Series Title: William L. Potter publication series, 11.
Responsibility: Anna Servaes.


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