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The Intimate Life Of L M Montgomery

Author : Irene Gammel
ISBN : 9780802086761
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Who ultimately is L.M. Montgomery, and why was there such an obsession with secrecy, hiding, and encoding in her life and fiction? Delving into the hidden life of Canada's most enigmatic writer, The Intimate Life of L.M. Montgomery answers these questions. The eleven essays illuminate Montgomery's personal writings and photographic self-portraits and probe the ways in which she actively shaped her life as a work of art. This is the first book to investigate Montgomery's personal writings, which filled thousands of pages in journals and a memoir, correspondence, scrapbooks, and photography. Using theories of autobiography and life writing, the essays probe the author's flair for the dramatic and her exuberance in costuming, while also exploring the personal facts behind some of her fiction, including the beloved Anne of Green Gables. Focussing on topics such as sexuality, depression, marriage, aging, illness, and writing, the essays strip away the layers of art and artifice that disguised Montgomery's most intensely guarded secrets, including details of her affair with Herman Leard, her marriage with Ewen Macdonald, and her friendships with Nora Lefurgey and Isabel Anderson. The book also includes rare photographs taken by Montgomery and others, many of which have not previously appeared in print. One of the highlights of The Intimate Life of L.M. Montgomery is the inclusion of a secret diary that Montgomery wrote with Lefurgey in 1903. This hilarious document is a rare find, for Montgomery's teasing banter presents us with a new voice that is distinct from the sombre tone of her journals. Published here for the first time, more than 100 years after its composition, this diary is virtually unknown to readers and scholars and is a welcome addition to the literature on this important figure. This volume fills in many of the blanks surrounding Montgomery's personal life. Engaging and erudite, it is a boon for scholars and Montgomery fans alike.
Category: Literary Criticism

After Green Gables

Author : Lucy Maud Montgomery
ISBN : 9780802084590
Genre : Literary Collections
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After Green Gables brings to life a distinctly Canadian literary and intellectual association of writers.
Category: Literary Collections

L M Montgomery And Canadian Culture

Author : Elizabeth R. Epperly
ISBN : 0802044069
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Contributors from a wide range of disciplines explore L.M. Montgomery's writing and its relation to Canadian nationalism, including regionalism, canon formation, and Canadian-Amerian cultural relations.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The L M Montgomery Reader

Author : Benjamin Lefebvre
ISBN : 9781442644915
Genre : Literary Collections
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The L.M. Montgomery Reader assembles significant rediscovered primary material on one of Canada's most enduringly popular authors throughout her high-profile career and after her death. Each of its three volumes gathers pieces published all over the world to set the stage for a much-needed reassessment of Montgomery's literary reputation. Much of the material is freshly unearthed from archives and digital collections and has never before been published in book form. The selections appearing in this first volume focus on Montgomery's role as a public celebrity and author of the resoundingly successful Anne of Green Gables (1908). They give a strong impression of her as a writer and cultural critic as she discusses a range of topics with wit, wisdom, and humour, including the natural landscape of Prince Edward Island, her wide readership, anxieties about modernity, and the continued relevance of “old ideals.” These essays and interviews, joined by a number of additional pieces that discuss her work's literary and cultural value in relation to an emerging canon of Canadian literature, make up nearly one hundred selections in all. Each volume is accompanied by an extensive introduction and detailed commentary by leading Montgomery scholar Benjamin Lefebvre that trace the interplay between the author and the critic, as well as between the private and the public Montgomery. This volume – and the Reader as a whole – adds tremendously to our understanding and appreciation of Montgomery's legacy as a Canadian author and as a literary celebrity both during and beyond her lifetime.
Category: Literary Collections

L M Montgomery

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L M Montgomery

Author : Isabel Sanchez Vegara
ISBN : 9781786032959
Genre : Novelists, Canadian
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New in the critically acclaimed Little People, BIG DREAMS series, discover the incredible life of Lucy Maud Montgomery, the famous Canadian author of Anne of Green Gables. Born in the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island, Lucy Maud Montgomery lost her mother when she was very young. Left in the care of less-than-encouraging grandparents, she found comfort in reading, writing, and her imagination. When Maud grew up, she wrote about the childhood she wished she had, creating one of the best-loved characters of all time: Anne of Green Gables. This moving book features stylish illustrations and extra facts at the back, including a biographical timeline with historical photos and a detailed profile of the author's life. Little People, BIG DREAMS is a best-selling series of books and educational games that explore the lives of outstanding people, from designers and artists to scientists and activists. All of them achieved incredible things, yet each began life as a child with a dream. This empowering series offers inspiring messages to children of all ages, in a range of formats. The board books are told in simple sentences, perfect for reading aloud to babies and toddlers. The hardcover versions present expanded stories for beginning readers. Boxed gift sets allow you to collect a selection of the books by theme. Paper dolls, learning cards, matching games, and other fun learning tools provide even more ways to make the lives of these role models accessible to children. Inspire the next generation of outstanding people who will change the world with Little People, BIG DREAMS!
Category: Novelists, Canadian

The Life And Times Of L M Montgomery

Author : Golgotha Press
ISBN : 9781621071402
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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She was best known for Anne of Green Gables; but who was she outside of her books? This short book looks at the life and times of L.M. Montgomery.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

L M Montgomery

Author : Hanna Schwarz-Eisler
ISBN : UCAL:B3801295
Genre : Canada
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Delphi Complete Works Of L M Montgomery Illustrated

Author : Lucy Maud Montgomery
ISBN : 9781909496118
Genre : Fiction
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For the first time in publishing history, Delphi Classics is proud to present the complete works of L. M. Montgomery, featuring beautiful illustrations, informative introductions and the usual Delphi bonus material. Famed for her Anne of Green Gables stories, L. M. Montgomery has charmed readers for over a century with delightful tales of provincial life in turn-of-the-century Canada. Now you can explore everything else the accomplished author wrote. * Beautifully illustrated with images relating to Montgomery's life and works * Concise introductions to the novels and other works * Images of how the books were first printed, giving your eReader a taste of the original texts * Excellent formatting of the texts * ANNE OF GREEN GABLES is fully illustrated with W. A. J Claus original artwork * Special chronological and alphabetical contents tables for the poetry and the short stories * Easily locate the poems or short stories you want to read * Rare poems appearing for the first time in digital print * Includes Montgomery's scarce non-fiction book COURAGEOUS WOMEN appearing in this collection for the first time * Special contextual section, with contemporary articles and reviews of Montgomerys works * Features Montgomery's autobiography THE ALPINE PATH - discover the authors literary life * Scholarly ordering of texts into chronological order and literary genres Please visit www.delphiclassics.com to browse our range of exciting titles CONTENTS: Anne of Green Gables Series ANNE OF GREEN GABLES ANNE OF AVONLEA ANNE OF THE ISLAND ANNE OF WINDY POPLARS ANNES HOUSE OF DREAMS ANNE OF INGLESIDE RAINBOW VALLEY RILLA OF INGLESIDE Emily Trilogy EMILY OF NEW MOON EMILY CLIMBS EMILYS QUEST Pat of Silver Bush Series PAT OF SILVER BUSH MISTRESS PAT The Story Girl Series THE STORY GIRL THE GOLDEN ROAD Other Novels KILMENY OF THE ORCHARD THE BLUE CASTLE MAGIC FOR MARIGOLD A TANGLED WEB JANE OF LANTERN HILL The Short Story Collections CHRONICLES OF AVONLEA FURTHER CHRONICLES OF AVONLEA UNCOLLECTED SHORT STORIES The Short Stories LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF SHORT STORIES IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Poetry THE WATCHMAN AND OTHER POEMS UNCOLLECTED POEMS The Poems LIST OF POEMS IN CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER LIST OF POEMS IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER The Non-Fiction COURAGEOUS WOMEN The Autobiography THE ALPINE PATH: THE STORY OF MY CAREER Contextual Pieces MISS MARIETTAS JERSEY L.M. MONTGOMERY by Marjorie MacMurchy ANNE OF GREEN GABLES REVIEW (I) ANNE OF GREEN GABLES REVIEW (II) OUR WOMEN LETTERS FROM THE LITERATI ANNE OF GREEN GABLES READY ANNE OF GREEN FILM GABLES REVIEW, 1920
Category: Fiction

Making Avonlea

Author : Irene Gammel
ISBN : 0802084338
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Invoking theories of popular culture, film, literature, drama, and tourism, contributors probe the emotional attachment and loyalty of many generations of readers to L.M. Montgomery?s books.
Category: Literary Criticism