The fragrance of sweet-grass : L.M. Montgomery's heroines and the pursuit of romance (Book, 2014) [WorldCat.org]
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The fragrance of sweet-grass : L.M. Montgomery's heroines and the pursuit of romance

Author: Elizabeth R Epperly
Publisher: Toronto ; Buffalo ; London : University of Toronto Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When it originally appeared, Elizabeth Rollins Epperly's The Fragrance of Sweet-Grass was one of the first challenges to the idea that L.M. Montgomery's books were unworthy of serious study. Examining all of Montgomery's fiction, Epperly argues that Montgomery was much more than a master of the romance genre and that, through her use of literary allusions, repetitions, irony, and comic inversions, she deftly
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: L M Montgomery; L M Montgomery; L M Montgomery; L M (Lucy Maud) Montgomery
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth R Epperly
ISBN: 9781442626539 1442626534
OCLC Number: 870916725
Notes: "(With a new preface)."
Description: xlii, 275 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Romancing the voice : Anne of Green Gables --
Romance awry : Anne of Avonlea --
Recognition : Anne of the island --
'This enchanted shore' : Anne's house of dreams --
Heroism's childhood : rainbow valley --
Womanhood and war : Rilla of Ingleside --
Recapturing the Anne world : Anne of Windy Poplars and Anne of Ingleside --
The Struggle for voice : Emily of new moon --
Testing the voice : Emily climbs --
Love and career : Emily's quest --
Romancing the home : Pat of Silver Bush, Mistress Pat, Jane of Lantern Hill --
A changing heroism : an overview of the other novels.
Other Titles: L.M. Montgomery's heroines and the pursuit of romance
Responsibility: Elizabeth Rollins Epperly.

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Focusing on Montgomery's memorable heroines, Epperly demonstrates that Montgomery deserves a place in the literary canon not just as the creator of Anne of Green Gables but as an artist in her chosen  Read more...

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