L.M. Montgomery and Canadian culture / edited and with an introduction by Irene Gammel and Elizabeth Epperly

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Subjects: Literature and society--Canada
Women novelists, Canadian--20th century
Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud), 1874-1942--Criticism and interpretation
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Toronto ; Buffalo : University of Toronto Press, c1999
LC Classification: P, PR
Physical Description: xv, 267 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: Foreword / Adrienne Clarkson
L. M. Montgomery and the Shaping of Canadian Culture / Irene Gammel, Elizabeth Epperly 3
Pt. 1. Montgomery and Canada: Romancing the Region, Constructing the Nation
Montgomery and Canadian Nationalism
1. 'A Born Canadian': The Bonds of Communal Identity in Anne of Green Gables and A Tangled Web / Laura M. Robinson 19
2. The End of Canadian Innocence: L. M. Montgomery and the First World War / Owen Dudley Edwards, Jennifer H. Litster 31
Romance and the Shaping of Canadian Culture
3. 'Dragged at Anne's Chariot Wheels': The Triangle of Author, Publisher, and Fictional Character / Carole Gerson 49
4. (Re)Producing Canadian Literature: L. M. Montgomery's Emily Novels / E. Holly Pike 64
5. Reflection Piece - The Poetry of L. M. Montgomery / Elizabeth Waterston 77
Pt. 2. Montgomery and Canadian Society: Negotiating Cultural Change
Religion, Education, and Technology
6. L. M. Montgomery: Scottish-Presbyterian Agency in Canadian Culture / Mary Henley Rubio 89
7. Disciplining Development: L. M. Montgomery and Early Schooling / Irene Gammel, Ann Dutton 106
8. 'Daisy,' 'Dodgie,' and 'Lady Jane Grey Dort': L. M. Montgomery and the Automobile / Sasha Mullally 120
Motherhood, Family, and Feminism
9. Knitting Up the World: L. M. Montgomery and Maternal Feminism in Canada / Erika Rothwell 133
10. The Canadian Family and Female Adolescent Development during the 1930s: Jane of Lantern Hill / Diana Arlene Chlebek 145
11. Reflection Piece - 'I Wrote Two Hours This Morning and Put Up Grape Juice in the Afternoon': The Conflict between Woman and Writer in L. M. Montgomery's Journals / Roberta Buchanan 153
Pt. 3. Montgomery and Canadian Iconography: Consuming the Popular
Anne as Cultural Icon
12. The Hard-Won Power of Canadian Womanhood: Reading Anne of Green Gables Today / Frank Davey 163
13. Anne in Hollywood: The Americanization of a Canadian Icon / Theodore F. Sheckels 183
14. Reflection Piece - Anne Shirley and the Power of Literacy: Sharon J. Hamilton interviewed by Dianne Hicks Morrow 192
Montgomery, Canada, and Cultural Tourism
15. Japanese Readings of Anne of Green Gables / Yoshiko Akamatsu 201
16. Anne of Red Hair: What Do the Japanese See in Anne of Green Gables? / Calvin Trillin 213
17. Reflection Piece - Revisiting Anne / Margaret Atwood 222
Epilogue: L. M. Montgomery and the Creation of Prince Edward Island / Deirdre Kessler 229
Works Cited 235
Contributors 251
Illustration Credits 257
Index 259
Additional Authors: Epperly, Elizabeth R
Gammel, Irene, 1959-
Notes: LCCN: cn 98932962
ISBN: 0802044069 :$25.00
Includes bibliographical references (p. [235]-249) and index
OCLC Number: 40813640
ISBN/ISSN: 0802044069