Cecily Devereux

Cecily Devereux is a Professor of English at the University of Alberta, where she specializes in early Canadian literature and women’s writing. In addition to editing a Broadview critical edition of Anne of Green Gables, she has contributed a number of articles and book chapters on maternal feminism, copyright ownership, and the international circulation of Montgomery’s work.

Bibliography

Critical/Annotated Edition (1)

Montgomery, L.M. Anne of Green Gables. 1908. Edited by Cecily Devereux. Peterborough, ON: Broadview Editions, 2004.

Book Chapters (4)

Devereux, Cecily. “Canadian Feminist Literary Criticism and Theory in the ‘Second Wave.’” In The Oxford Handbook of Canadian Literature, edited by Cynthia Sugars, 845–62. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016.

Devereux, Cecily. “‘See My Journal for the Full Story’: Fictions of Truth in Anne of Green Gables and L.M. Montgomery’s Journals.” In The Intimate Life of L.M. Montgomery, edited by Irene Gammel, 241–57. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005.

Devereux, Cecily. “‘Not One of Those Dreadful New Women’: Anne Shirley and the Culture of Imperial Motherhood.” In Windows and Words: A Look at Canadian Children’s Literature in English, edited by Aïda Hudson and Susan-Ann Cooper, 119–30. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2003. Reappraisals: Canadian Writers 25.

Excerpted as “The Culture of Imperial Motherhood” in Anne of Green Gables, by L.M. Montgomery, edited by Mary Henley Rubio and Elizabeth Waterston, 365–70. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 2007. A Norton Critical Edition.

Devereux, Cecily. “Anatomy of a ‘National Icon’: Anne of Green Gables and the ‘Bosom Friends’ Affair.” In Making Avonlea: L.M. Montgomery and Popular Culture, edited by Irene Gammel, 32–42. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002.

Journal Articles (3)

Devereux, Cecily. “‘Not a “Usual” Property’: A Hundred Years of Protecting Anne of Green Gables.” Law, Culture and the Humanities 7, no. 1 (February 2011): 121–41.

Devereux, Cecily. “‘Canadian Classic’ and ‘Commodity Export’: The Nationalism of ‘Our’ Anne of Green Gables.” Journal of Canadian Studies / Revue d’études canadiennes 36, no. 1 (Spring 2001): 11–28.

See also “Erratum,” Journal of Canadian Studies / Revue d’études canadiennes 36, no. 4 (Winter 2002): 206.

Excerpted in Cultural Subjects: A Popular Culture Reader, edited by Allan J. Gedalof, Jonathan Boulter, Joel Faflack, and Cameron McFarlane, 177–88. Toronto: Thomson Nelson, 2005.

Devereux, Cecily. “Writing with a ‘Definite Purpose’: L.M. Montgomery, Nellie L. McClung and the Politics of Imperial Motherhood in Fiction for Children.” Canadian Children’s Literature / Littérature canadienne pour la jeunesse 99 (Fall 2000): 6–22. Special issue: “L.M. Montgomery™ and Popular Culture II.”

Also in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 2: A Critical Heritage, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 259–76. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014.

Paratexts (4)

Devereux, Cecily. “A Note on the Text.” In Anne of Green Gables, by L.M. Montgomery, edited by Cecily Devereux, 42–50. Peterborough, ON: Broadview Editions, 2004.

Devereux, Cecily. “Lucy Maud Montgomery: A Brief Chronology.” In Anne of Green Gables, by L.M. Montgomery, edited by Cecily Devereux, 39–41. Peterborough, ON: Broadview Editions, 2004.

Devereux, Cecily. Introduction to Anne of Green Gables, by L.M. Montgomery, edited by Cecily Devereux, 12–38. Peterborough, ON: Broadview Editions, 2004.

Devereux, Cecily. Preface to Anne of Green Gables, by L.M. Montgomery, edited by Cecily Devereux, 7–8. Peterborough, ON: Broadview Editions, 2004.

Reviews (4)

Devereux, Cecily. Review of Editions and Impressions: Collectors and Their Love of the Works of L.M. Montgomery, by Mary McConnell, Cameron Treleaven, and Aritha van Herk. Papers of the Bibliographical Society of Canada / Cahiers de la Société bibliographique du Canada 43, no. 2 (Fall 2005): 101–2.

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.