The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery, Volume II: 1910-1921: 1910-1921

Paperback | April 17, 2003

EditorMary Rubio, Elizabeth Waterston

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Elizabeth Waterston is a 2011 Fellow of The Royal Society of Canada.This volume of Lucy Maud Montgomery's journals records a time of great change and upheaval both in Montgomery's life and in society. When she wrote the first entry in this volume she had recently become a world-famous author, having published Anne of Green Gables in 1908. Here we become privy to herresponse to the death of her grandmother, her marriage and honeymoon trip to Scotland and England, and her departure from Prince Edward Island to the new restrictions of her life as the wife of a Presbyterian minister in an Ontario village. Montgomery reveals the intensities of friendships, the minutiae of homemaking, and the joys of motherhood along with the traumas of a disturbed marriage. By turns tart and sentimental, sharp-sighted and anxiety-ridden, L.M. Montgomery provides a compelling record of her remarkable life against abackground -- both social and literary -- of a tumultuous period in Canadian history.

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Elizabeth Waterston is a 2011 Fellow of The Royal Society of Canada.This volume of Lucy Maud Montgomery's journals records a time of great change and upheaval both in Montgomery's life and in society. When she wrote the first entry in this volume she had recently become a world-famous author, having published Anne of Green Gables in 19...

Mary Henley Rubio and Elizabeth Hillman Waterston are the editors of all five volumes of Montgomery's journals, co-founders and editors of the journal CCL: Canadian Children's Literature, and co-authors of Writing a Life: L.M. Montgomery. They have collaborated on writing and editing projects since 1975 at the University of Guelph, wh...

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Format:PaperbackPublished:April 17, 2003Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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