The following panel will occur on Monday, 29 December 2008, between 8:30 and 9:45 a.m., at Hilton San Francisco, as part of the 2008 MLA Convention in San Francisco. The panel is titled “Return to Prince Edward Island: Anne of Green Gables at 100” and is arranged by the Division on Children’s Literature.
Presiding: Michele Ann Abate, Hollins University
- “The Creation of the Family in Anne of Green Gables: Making Twenty-First Century Readers at Home in the Victorian.” Kathleen A. Miller, University of Delaware, Newark.
- “A Return to the Wild; or, Long-Lasting, Mystical ‘Lunacy’ in Anne of Green Gables.” Val Czerny, Florida Atlantic University.
- “The Problem Novel Then and Now: Using Anne of Green Gables in the Contemporary Young-Adult Literature Class.” Fiona Paton, State University of New York, New Paltz.
- “From Formula Fiction to Girls’ Classic: Anne of Green Gables, Fashion Magazines, and Sunday School Writing.” Irene Gammel, Ryerson University.