Dissertations/Theses

68 items, 1961–2015

2015 (1)

Kannas, Vappu. “‘The Forlorn Heroine of a Terribly Sad Life Story’: Romance in the Journals of L.M. Montgomery.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Helsinki, 2015. Full text: https://helda.helsinki.fi/handle/10138/158412

2014 (1)

Lee, Katja. “Women’s Celebrity in Canada: Contexts and Memoirs, 1908–2011.” Ph.D. dissertation, McMaster University, 2014.

2013 (2)

Douglas, Jennifer Lynn. “Archiving Authors: Rethinking the Analysis and Representation of Personal Archives.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Toronto, 2013.

Woster, Emily S. “Intertextuality and Life Writing: The Reading Autobiography of L.M. Montgomery.” Ph.D. dissertation, Illinois State University, 2013.

2011 (1)

Patchell, Kathleen. “Faith, Fiction, and Fame: Sowing Seeds in Danny and Anne of Green Gables.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Ottawa, 2011.

2010 (3)

Thomson, Heather. “‘I Think It Well to Search for Truth Everywhere’: Religious Identity and the Construction of the Self in L.M. Montgomery’s Selected Journals.” M.A. thesis, University of Ottawa, 2010.

Macquarrie, Jenn. “Never Was Such a Race of Dancers: Dance and Nation in Canadian Literature.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Ottawa, 2010.

Kannas, Vappu.“Down, You Vagabond of a Heart! Romance and Created Personas in the Journals of L.M. Montgomery.” M.A. thesis, University of Helsinki, 2010. Full text: https://helda.helsinki.fi/handle/10138/24758

2009 (3)

Jones, Amber L. “The Natural Progression of an Orphan: L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables.” M.A. thesis, Tennessee Technological University, 2009.

Czerny, Val. “Let Them Run Wild: Childhood, the Nineteenth-Century Storyteller, and the Ascent of the Moon.” Ph.D. dissertation, Florida Atlantic University, 2009.

Katt, Beverly. “‘A Little Odd’: Representations of Gender in Anne of Green Gables.” M.A. thesis, Central Michigan University, 2009.

2008 (2)

Dryden, Jean Elizabeth. “Copyright in the Real World: Making Archival Material Available on the Internet.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Toronto, 2008.

McDonald-Rissanen, Mary. “Sandstone Diaries: Prince Edward Island Women’s Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Life Writing.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Tampere (Finland), 2008.

2007 (1)

Webb, Peter. “Occupants of Memory: War in Twentieth-Century Canadian Fiction.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Ottawa, 2007.

2006 (2)

Lefebvre, Benjamin. “Ambivalence, Belonging, Citizenship: Ideology and the Represented Child in Twentieth-Century Canadian Fiction in English.” Ph.D. dissertation, McMaster University, 2006.

Hingston, Kylee-Anne. “Abominable Virtues and Cured Faults: Disability, Deviance, and the Double Voice in the Fiction of L.M. Montgomery.” M.A. thesis, University of Saskatchewan, 2006.

2005 (3)

Shaw, Amy J. “These Strange, Ridiculous and Contradictory Creatures: Conscientious Objection in Canada during the First World War.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Western Ontario, 2005.

Sweet, Catherine S. “Secular Pilgrimages: Vacation as Pilgrimage to Prince Edward Island.” M.A. thesis, McMaster University, 2005.

Robertson, Beth. “Reaching Anti-Maudernism: Investigations into the Memory of L.M. Montgomery.” M.A. thesis, University of Guelph, 2005.

2004 (6)

Thomas, Ebony Elizabeth. “Girls on the Edge: Little Women, Anne of Green Gables, and Emerging New World Nationalisms.” M.A. thesis, Wayne State University, 2004.

Narbonne, André. “The Order of Good Cheer: Carlylean Idealism and the Confederation Humorists Sara Jeannette Duncan, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Stephen Leacock.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Western Ontario, 2004.

Haire-Sargeant, Lin. “American Girl to New Woman: Themes of Transformation in Books for Girls, 1850–1925.” Ph.D. dissertation, Tufts University, 2004.

Kotsopoulos, Patsy Aspasia. “Romance and Industry on the Road to Avonlea.” Ph.D. dissertation, Simon Fraser University, 2004.

Gauthier, Roseanne, and Michelle McDonald. “Towards an Annotated Edition of L.M. Montgomery’s Emily Trilogy.” B.A. Honours thesis, University of Prince Edward Island, 2004.

McRae, Matthew John. “Manufacturing Paradise: Tourism, Development and Mythmaking on Prince Edward Island 1939–1973.” M.A. thesis, Carleton University, 2004.

2003 (1)

van der Klei, Alice. “The Practice of Memory in Hypertext Wor(l)ds.” Ph.D. dissertation, Université de Montréal, 2003.

2002 (2)

Allard, Danièle. “The Popularity of Anne of Green Gables in Japan—A Study of Hanako Muraoka’s Translation of L.M. Montgomery’s Novel and Its Reception.” Ph.D. dissertation, Université de Sherbrooke, 2002.

Bauer, Ingrid C. “Living in an Unidyllic Idyll: The Worlds of Anne and Heidi; A Comparison between Johanna Spyri’s Heidi and L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables.” M.A. thesis, McGill University, 2002.

2001 (6)

Showalter, Anne. “Touring Avonlea.” M.A. thesis, Carleton University, 2001.

Miller, Gina Clare. “Subversion of Romance and Gender in L.M. Montgomery’s Emily Trilogy.” M.A. thesis, University of New Brunswick, 2001.

McCabe, Shauna Joanne. “Representing Islandness: Myth, Memory, and Modernisation in Prince Edward Island.” Ph.D. dissertation, The University of British Columbia, 2001.

Litster, Jennifer H. “The Scottish Context of L.M. Montgomery.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Edinburgh, 2001.

Lefebvre, Benjamin. “Notes toward Editing L.M. Montgomery’s The Blythes Are Quoted.” M.A. thesis, University of Guelph, 2001.

Francis, Gillian. “Rainbow Valley and Rilla of Ingleside: Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Chronicles of the Great War.” B.A. Honours thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2001.

2000 (1)

Somers, Seán. “The Dryad’s Bubble: Faith, Nature, and Movement in Charlotte Brontë, L.M. Montgomery, and Haiku.” M.A. thesis, Simon Fraser University, 2000.

1999 (1)

Wood, Kate. “Patriotic Discourse: Historicizing Anne of Green Gables and PEI’s Turn-of-the-Century Newspapers.” M.A. thesis, University of Guelph, 1999.

1998 (3)

Robinson, Laura Mae. “Educating the Reader: Negotiation in Nineteenth-Century Popular Girls’ Stories.” Ph.D. dissertation, Queen’s University, 1998.

Nelles, Simone. “Pilgrimages in a Land of Penumbra: A Critical Reading of the Religious Theme and Its Complex Variations in Lucy Maud Montgomery’s Approaches toward Faith.” M.A. thesis, Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz (Germany), 1998.

Klempa, Mary-Margaret. “Passionate Blood, Puritan Conscience: An Intertextual Study of the Private and Public Works of L.M. Montgomery.” M.A. thesis, Concordia University, 1998.

1997 (1)

McParland, Andrea Peden. “Trapped in Her Lover’s Arms: The Problem of Courtship and Romance in Selected Novels by L.M. Montgomery.” M.A. thesis, Lakehead University, 1997.

1995 (2)

Healey, Keli Jo T. “Keeping Out the Shadows: Overreading L.M. Montgomery’s Novels through Her Journals.” M.A. thesis, Memorial University of Newfoundland, 1995.

Ceraldi, Gabrielle. “Gendered Economies: Humour and Sentimentality in Sunshine Sketches and Rilla of Ingleside.” M.A. thesis, University of Manitoba, 1995.

1994 (1)

Maritano, Monica. “Lucy Maud Montgomery e le eroine della ‘children’s literature’ canadese.” M.A. thesis, Università degli studi di Torino (Italy), 1994.

1993 (2)

Yeast, Denyse Elaine. “Negotiating and Articulating a Self: An Intertextual Reading of L.M. Montgomery’s Public and Private Writings.” M.A. thesis, University of Calgary, 1993.

Campbell, Marie. “Wordbound: Women and Language in L.M. Montgomery’s Emily of New Moon Trilogy.” M.A. thesis, University of Guelph, 1993.

1992 (2)

Rubio, Jennie. “‘In an Alphabet I Did Not Know’: Reading Space in Montgomery, Laurence and Munro.” M.A. thesis, McMaster University, 1992.

Kelly, Leena. “An Approach to Avonlea: On the Characterization in L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables.” M.A. thesis, University of Oulu (Finland), 1992.

1991 (3)

Østby, Inger-Marie. “What Constitutes the Artistic Mind?: A Study of L.M. Montgomery’s Emily of New Moon and Alice Munro’s Lives of Girls and Women.” Cand. Phil. thesis, University of Oslo (Norway), 1991.

Guth, Gwendolyn Ann. “Interplay in the ‘Emily’ Trilogy of L.M. Montgomery: A Canadian Portrait of the Artist as a Young Woman.” M.A. thesis, University of Ottawa, 1991.

Elvidge, Andrea. “‘Something Worthwhile in Its Line’: L.M. Montgomery and the Female Bildungsroman.” M.A. thesis, University of Waterloo, 1991.

1989 (2)

Wright, Laurie-Catherine. “L.M. Montgomery’s Idealism: The Influence of Emerson.” M.A. thesis, University of Western Ontario, 1989.

Alexander, Laurie. “An Interdisciplinary Approach to Maritime Women’s Diaries: Laura Wood, Victoria Ross, L.M. Montgomery.” M.A. thesis, St. Mary’s University, 1989.

1988 (1)

Squire, Shelagh J. “L.M. Montgomery’s Prince Edward Island: A Study of Literary Landscapes and Tourist Development.” M.A. thesis, Carleton University, 1988.

1986 (2)

McKend, Heather. “Shaping the Self: L.M. Montgomery’s Apprenticeship in Romance.” M.A. thesis, University of Guelph, 1986.

Colson, Amy E. “Characterization in the Novels of L.M. Montgomery.” M.A. thesis, Mount Allison University, 1986.

1985 (2)

Russell, Judith G. “Imagination and Nature in the Life and Work of L.M. Montgomery.” B.A. Honours thesis, Mount Holyoke College, 1985.

Avery, Heather Margaret. “One Author’s Response to a Changing World: A Study of the Variations in Selected Novels of Lucy Maud Montgomery.” M.A. thesis, Carleton University, 1985.

1983 (1)

Sobkowska, Krystyna. “The Reception of the ‘Anne of Green Gables’ Series by Lucy Maud Montgomery in Poland.” M.A. thesis, University of Lodz, 1983.

1982 (1)

Williams, Vicki L. “Home Training and the Socialization of Youth in the Sentimental Novels of Marshall Saunders, Nellie McClung, and L.M. Montgomery.” M.A. thesis, Carleton University, 1982.

1981 (1)

Neutze, Christine Dorothy. “Colonial Children: The Fictional Worlds of L.M. Montgomery, Isabel Maud Peacocke and Ethel Turner.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Auckland, 1981.

1979 (1)

Turner, Gordon Philip. “The Protagonists’ Initiatory Experiences in the Canadian Bildungsroman: 1908–1971.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of British Columbia, 1979.

1977 (4)

Jones, Susan Elizabeth. “Recurring Patterns in the Novels of L.M. Montgomery.” M.A. thesis, University of Windsor, 1977.

Ballon, Heather M. “The Bildungsroman in Recent Canadian Fiction.” M.A. thesis, McGill University, 1977.

Scanlon, Leslie Goddard. “Alternatives: The Search for a Heroine in the Novels of Lucy Maud Montgomery.” M.A. thesis, Carleton University, 1977.

Baker, Janet E. “Archibald MacMechan: Canadian Man of Letters.” Ph.D. dissertation, Dalhousie University, 1977.

1975 (1)

Macdonald, Rae M. “The Regional Novel in Canada, 1880–1925.” Ph.D. dissertation, Dalhousie University, 1975.

1967 (1)

Stevenson, Laura Alice. “The Image of Canada in Canadian Children’s Literature.” M.A. thesis, University of Western Ontario, 1967.

1961 (1)

McLaughlin, Gertrude (Sister M. Joanne of Christ). “The Literary Art of L.M. Montgomery.” M.A. thesis, Université de Montréal, 1961.