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L.M. Montgomery's rainbow valleys : the Ontario years, 1911-1942

Author: Lesley D Clement; Rita Bode
Publisher: Montreal ; Kingston : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2015.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
"Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942) and Anne of Green Gables will always be associated with Prince Edward Island, Montgomery's childhood home and the setting of her most famous novels. Yet, after marrying Rev. Ewan Macdonald in 1911, she lived in Ontario for three decades. There she became a mother of two sons, fulfilled the duties of a minister's wife, advocated for copyright protection and recognition of Canadian  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: L.M. Montgomery's rainbow valleys.:
Montreal ; Kingston ; London ; Chicago : McGill-Queen's University Press, [2015] ©2015
Named Person: L M Montgomery; L M Montgomery
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Lesley D Clement; Rita Bode
ISBN: 9780773597389 0773597387 9780773597396 0773597395 9780773545755 0773545751 9780773545748 0773545743
OCLC Number: 910986447
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Introduction / Rita bode and Lesley D. Clement --
Prologue --
1. Leaskdale : L.M. Montgomery's Rainbow Valley / Elizabeth Waterston --
A new home in Leaskdale : war and religion --
2. "To the memory of" : Leaskdale and loss in the great war / Mary Beth Cavert --
3. "Being a Christian" and a Presbyterian in Leaskdale / Margaret Steffler --
The changing world of women : mother, daughter, friend --
4. "A gift for friendship" : revolutionary friendship in Anne of the island and The blue castle / Laura M. Robinson --
5. The new mother at home : Montgomery's literary explorations of motherhood / Caroline E. Jones --
Shadows in Rainbow Valley : loss and grief --
6. The shadow on the house of dreams : Montgomery's re-visioning of Anne / William V. Thompson --
7. "My pen shall heal, not hurt" : writing as therapy in Rilla of Ingleside and The Blythes are quoted / Melanie J. Fishbane --
Interlude --
L.M.M. / Katherine Cameron --
A sense of place : reading and writing --
8. Old years and old books : Montgomery's Ontario reading and self-fashioning / Emily Woster --
9. (Re)locating Montgomery : Prince Edward Island romance to southern Ontario gothic / Natalie Forest --
Travels to Muskoka : commodification and tourism --
10. Propriety and the proprietary : the commodification of health and nature in The blue castle / E. Holly Pike --
11. Bala and The blue castle : the "spirit of Muskoka" and the tourist gaze / Linda Rodenburg --
Life in Toronto : professional and cultural links --
12. Advocating for authors and battling critics in Toronto : Montgomery and the Canadian Authors Association / Kate Sutherland --
13. Toronto's cultural scene : tonic or toxin for a sagged soul? / Lesley D. Clement --
Epilogue --
14. Dear grandmother Maud on the road to heaven / Kate MaDonald butler --
Appendix. Montgomery's Ontario legacies : a community presence in the twenty-first century / Rita Bode and Lesley D. Clement with the assistance of Kristina Eldridge and Chloe Verner.
Other Titles: Rainbow valleys
Responsibility: edited by Rita Bode and Lesley D. Clement.


A repositioning of L.M. Montgomery and her work within Ontario, where she spent almost half her life.  Read more...


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