Canadian Literature

Canadian Literature is a quarterly journal that was founded in 1959 and that is published at the University of British Columbia.

Bibliography

Journal Articles (8)

Gerson, Carole. “Writers without Borders: The Global Framework of Canada’s Early Literary History.” Canadian Literature 201 (Summer 2009): 15–33.

Somers, Sean. “Anne of Green Gables/Akage no An: The Flowers of Quiet Happiness.” Canadian Literature 197 (Summer 2008): 42–60.

Also, as Emily Aoife Somers, in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 2: A Critical Heritage, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 350–70. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014.

Robinson, Laura. “Remodeling An Old-Fashioned Girl: Troubling Girlhood in Ann-Marie MacDonald’s Fall on Your Knees.” Canadian Literature 186 (Autumn 2005): 30–45.

Robinson, Laura. “Bosom Friends: Lesbian Desire in L.M. Montgomery’s Anne Books.” Canadian Literature 180 (Spring 2004): 12–28.

Also in Children’s Literature Review 145, edited by Tom Burns, 154–63. Detroit: Gale, 2009.

Tector, Amy. “A Righteous War? L.M. Montgomery’s Depiction of the First World War in Rilla of Ingleside.” Canadian Literature 179 (Winter 2003): 72–86. Special issue: “Literature and War.”

Coates, Donna. “The Best Soldiers of All: Unsung Heroines in Canadian Women’s Great War Fictions.” Canadian Literature 151 (Winter 1996): 66–99.

Frazer, Frances M. “Island Writers.” Canadian Literature 68–69 (Spring–Summer 1976): 76–87.

McKenna, Isobel. “Women in Canadian Literature.” Canadian Literature 62 (Autumn 1974): 69–78.

Reviews (26)

Hart, Aoife Assumpta. “The Heroine’s Audience.” Review of The Fragrance of Sweet-Grass: L.M. Montgomery’s Heroines and the Pursuit of Romance, by Elizabeth Rollins Epperly; The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre. Canadian Literature 226 (Autumn 2015): 134–35.

Somers, Emily Aoife. “A Diary’s Promise, Extended.” Review of The Complete Journals of L.M. Montgomery: The PEI Years, 1901–1911, edited by Mary Henley Rubio and Elizabeth Hillman Waterston. Canadian Literature 217 (Summer 2013): 183–84.

Saunders, Sean M. “Anne Shirley’s New Reach.” Review of Anne’s World: A New Century of Anne of Green Gables, edited by Irene Gammel and Benjamin Lefebvre. Canadian Literature 209 (Summer 2011): 157–59.

Thomas, Christa Zeller. “Probing Montgomery’s Magic.” Review of Magic Island: The Fictions of L.M. Montgomery, by Elizabeth Waterston. Canadian Literature 205 (Summer 2010): 194–95.

Baxter, Gisèle M. “Childhood’s Journey.” Review of The Blythes Are Quoted, by L.M. Montgomery, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre; Journey to Atlantis, by Philip Roy. Canadian Literature 205 (Summer 2010): 175–76.

Somers, Sean. “Imagination Generated Imagery.” Review of Imagining Anne: The Island Scrapbooks of L.M. Montgomery, by Elizabeth Rollins Epperly; 100 Years of Anne with an “e”: The Centennial Study of Anne of Green Gables, edited by Holly Blackford. Canadian Literature 205 (Summer 2010): 158–59.

Somers, Sean. “Centenary Complexities.” Review of Lucy Maud Montgomery: The Gift of Wings, by Mary Henley Rubio; Storm and Dissonance: L.M. Montgomery and Conflict, edited by Jean Mitchell. Canadian Literature 202 (Autumn 2009): 130–32.

Lefebvre, Benjamin. “The Performance Anxiety of L.M. Montgomery.” Review of After Green Gables: L.M. Montgomery’s Letters to Ephraim Weber, 1916–1941, edited by Hildi Froese Tiessen and Paul Gerard Tiessen. Canadian Literature 197 (Summer 2008): 190–92.

Thomas, Christa Zeller. “Seeing and Being.” Review of Through Lover’s Lane: L.M. Montgomery’s Photography and Visual Imagination, by Elizabeth Rollins Epperly. Canadian Literature 196 (Spring 2008): 145–46.

Lefebvre, Benjamin. “L.M. Montgomery Studies.” Review of Windows and Words: A Look at Canadian Children’s Literature in English, edited by Aïda Hudson and Susan-Ann Cooper; Anne of Green Gables, by L.M. Montgomery, edited by Cecily Devereux; The Intimate Life of L.M. Montgomery, edited by Irene Gammel. Canadian Literature 189 (Summer 2006): 158–60.

Robinson, Laura M. “Tragedy of Everyday Life.” Review of Marian Engel: A Life in Letters, edited by Christl Verduyn and Kathleen Garay; The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery, Volume 5: 1935–1942, edited by Mary Rubio and Elizabeth Waterston. Canadian Literature 189 (Summer 2006): 145–46.

Devereux, Cecily. “As True a Picture.” Review of Remembering Lucy Maud Montgomery, by Alexandra Heilbron. Canadian Literature 178 (Autumn 2003): 138–39.

Devereux, Cecily. “The Continuing Story.” Review of The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery, Volume 4: 1929–1935, edited by Mary Rubio and Elizabeth Waterston. Canadian Literature 177 (Summer 2003): 180–81.

Devereux, Cecily. “The ‘Anne’ in ‘Canadianness.’” Review of L.M. Montgomery and Canadian Culture, edited by Irene Gammel and Elizabeth Epperly. Canadian Literature 172 (Spring 2002): 166–67.

Also in Children’s Literature Review 91, edited by Scot Peacock, 161–62. Detroit: Gale, 2004.

Dudar, Judy. “Reconsiderations.” Review of Harvesting Thistles: The Textual Garden of L.M. Montgomery; Essays on Her Novels and Journals, edited by Mary Henley Rubio; Sexualizing Power in Naturalism: Theodore Dreiser and Frederick Philip Grove, by Irene GammelCanadian Literature 151 (Winter 1996): 133–35.

Stich, Klaus Peter. “Published Private Lives.” Review of The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery, Volume 3: 1921–1929, edited by Mary Rubio and Elizabeth Waterston; Fresh Lettuce and New Faces, by Elfrieda Read. Canadian Literature 144 (Spring 1995): 195–97.

Ross, Catherine Sheldrick. “Lucy & John.” Review of The Fragrance of Sweet-Grass: L.M. Montgomery’s Heroines and the Pursuit of Romance, by Elizabeth Rollins Epperly; The Borders of Nightmare: The Fiction of John Richardson, by Michael Hurley. Canadian Literature 138–39 (Autumn–Winter 1993): 153–55.

Blenkhorn, Deborah. “Roots of Feminism?” Review of Purple Springs, by Nellie McClung; Countertraditions in the Bible: A Feminist Approach, by Ilana Pardes; Such a Simple Little Tale: Critical Responses to L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables, edited by Mavis Reimer. Canadian Literature 137 (Summer 1993): 77–78.

Whitaker, Muriel. “Women Alone.” Review of The Poetry of Lucy Maud Montgomery, selected by John Ferns and Kevin McCabe; Proper Deafinitions: Collected Theograms, by Betsy Warland; People You’d Trust Your Life To, by Bronwen Wallace. Canadian Literature 132 (Spring 1992): 228–30.

Frey, Cecelia. “Ambition.” Review of Along the Shore: Tales by the Sea, by L.M. Montgomery, edited by Rea Wilmshurst. Canadian Literature 128 (Spring 1991): 155–57.

Epperly, Elizabeth R. “Love Story.” Review of Akin to Anne: Tales of Other Orphans, by L.M. Montgomery, edited by Rea Wilmshurst. Canadian Literature 122–23 (Autumn–Winter 1989): 165–66.

Boone, Laurel. “Montgomery.” Review of The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery, Volume 2: 1910–1921, edited by Mary Rubio and Elizabeth Waterston. Canadian Literature 122–23 (Autumn–Winter 1989): 163–64.

Thompson, Hilary. “Role-Maker.” Review of The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery, Volume 1: 1889–1910, edited by Mary Rubio and Elizabeth Waterston. Canadian Literature 111 (Winter 1986): 205–6.

Whitaker, Muriel. “Literary Pen-Pals.” Review of My Dear Mr. M: Letters to G.B. MacMillan from L.M. Montgomery, edited by Francis W.P. Bolger and Elizabeth R. Epperly. Canadian Literature 90 (Autumn 1981): 141–43.

Frazer, Frances. “Not the Whole Story.” Review of The Wheel of Things: A Biography of L.M. Montgomery, by Mollie Gillen. Canadian Literature 74 (Autumn 1977): 105–7.

Frazer, F.M. “Scarcely an End.” Review of The Road to Yesterday, by L.M. Montgomery. Canadian Literature 63 (Winter 1975): 89–92.

Also in Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism, Volume 51, edited by Laurie Di Mauro, 180–82. Detroit: Gale Research, 1994.

Watters, R.E. “Letters from Avonlea.” Review of The Green Gables Letters from L.M. Montgomery to Ephraim Weber, 1905–1909, edited by Wilfrid Eggleston. Canadian Literature 5 (Summer 1960): 87–88.