Children’s Literature


Journal Articles (7)

Gray, Paige. “‘Bloom in the Moonshine’: Imagination as Liberation in Anne of Green Gables.” Children’s Literature 42 (2014): 169–96.

Robinson, Laura M. “‘Sex Matters’: L.M. Montgomery, Friendship, and Sexuality.” Children’s Literature 40 (2012): 167–90.

Lawson, Kate. “The ‘Disappointed’ House: Trance, Loss, and the Uncanny in L.M. Montgomery’s Emily Trilogy.” Children’s Literature 29 (2001): 71–90.

Also in Children’s Literature Review 91, edited by Scot Peacock, 150–61. Detroit: Gale, 2004.

Nelson, Claudia. “Drying the Orphan’s Tear: Changing Representations of the Dependent Child in America, 1870–1930.” Children’s Literature 29 (2001): 52–70.

Nodelman, Perry. “Pleasure and Genre: Speculations on the Characteristics of Children’s Fiction.” Children’s Literature 28 (2000): 1–14.

Weaver, Laura. “‘Plain’ and ‘Fancy’ Laura: A Mennonite Reader of Girls’ Books.” Children’s Literature 16 (1988): 185–90.

Mendelsohn, Leonard R. “The Current State of Children’s Literature in Canada.” Children’s Literature 4 (1975): 138–52.

Reviews (6)

Woster, Emily. Review of The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 1: A Life in Print, edited by Benjamin LefebvreThe L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 2: A Critical Heritage, edited by Benjamin LefebvreThe L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin LefebvreChildren’s Literature 45 (2017): 219–24.

Phillips, Anne K. Review of Anne’s World: A New Century of Anne of Green Gables, edited by Irene Gammel and Benjamin Lefebvre. Children’s Literature 41 (2013): 277–82.

Miller, Kathleen A. “The Magic of L.M. Montgomery: Her Life and Works.” Review of Lucy Maud Montgomery: The Gift of Wings, by Mary Henley Rubio; Magic Island: The Fictions of L.M. Montgomery, by Elizabeth Waterston. Children’s Literature 38 (2010): 254–59.

Howey, Ann F.Anne of Green Gables: Criticism After a Century.” Review of Storm and Dissonance: L.M. Montgomery and Conflict, edited by Jean Mitchell; 100 Years of Anne with an “e”: The Centennial Study of Anne of Green Gables, edited by Holly Blackford. Children’s Literature 38 (2010): 249–53.

Phillips, Anne K. “Additional ‘Variations’: Further Developments in Feminist Theory and Children’s Literature.” Review of Harvesting Thistles: The Textual Garden of L.M. Montgomery; Essays on Her Novels and Journals, edited by Mary Henley Rubio; Nancy Drew and Company: Culture, Gender, and Girls’ Series, edited by Sherrie A. Inness; Waking Sleeping Beauty: Feminist Voices in Children’s Novels, by Roberta Seelinger Trites. Children’s Literature 27 (1999): 223–32.

Phillips, Anne K. “The Anne-Girl and Her Critics.” Review of Such a Simple Little Tale: Critical Responses to L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables, edited by Mavis Reimer. Children’s Literature 22 (1994): 192–95.