Irene Gammel

Anne's World: A New Century of Anne of Green GablesMaking Avonlea: L.M. Montgomery and Popular Culture
Irene Gammel is Canada Research Chair in Modern Literature and Culture as well as Professor of English at Ryerson University, where she is director of the Modern Literature and Culture Research Centre. She is the author of Looking for Anne: How Lucy Maud Montgomery Dreamed Up a Literary Classic (published in the United States as Looking for Anne of Green Gables: The Story of L.M. Montgomery and Her Literary Classic) and editor of several collections of essays, most recently Anne’s World: A New Century of Anne of Green Gables (jointly with Benjamin Lefebvre, 2010) and The Intimate Life of L.M. Montgomery (2005).

Bibliography

Book-Length Study (1)

Gammel, Irene. Looking for Anne: How Lucy Maud Montgomery Dreamed Up a Literary Classic. Toronto: Key Porter Books, 2008. Also as Looking for Anne of Green Gables: The Story of L.M. Montgomery and Her Literary Classic. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2008.

Collections of Essays (4)

Gammel, Irene, and Benjamin Lefebvre, eds. Anne’s World: A New Century of Anne of Green Gables. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010.

Gammel, Irene, ed. The Intimate Life of L.M. Montgomery. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005.

Gammel, Irene, ed. Making Avonlea: L.M. Montgomery and Popular Culture. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002.

Gammel, Irene, and Elizabeth Epperly, eds. L.M. Montgomery and Canadian Culture. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999.

Miscellaneous Item by L.M. Montgomery (1)

Montgomery, L.M., and Nora Lefurgey. “‘…where has my yellow garter gone?’ The Diary of L.M. Montgomery and Nora Lefurgey.” Edited, annotated, and illustrated by Irene Gammel. In The Intimate Life of L.M. Montgomery, edited by Irene Gammel, 19–87. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005.

Book Chapters (12)

Gammel, Irene. “Mapping Patriotic Memory: L.M. Montgomery, Mary Riter Hamilton, and the Great War.” In L.M. Montgomery and War, edited by Andrea McKenzie and Jane Ledwell, 56–77. Montreal: McGill–Queen’s University Press, 2017.

Gammel, Irene, and Benjamin Lefebvre. “Editing in Canada: The Case of L.M. Montgomery.” In Editing as Cultural Practice in Canada, edited by Dean Irvine and Smaro Kamboureli, 75–91. Waterloo: Wilfrid Laurier University Press, 2016. TransCanada.

Gammel, Irene. “Mothering across Generations: L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables at 100.” In Mediating Moms: Mothers in Popular Culture, edited by Elizabeth Podnieks, 167–84. Montreal: McGill–Queen’s University Press, 2012.

Gammel, Irene, with Andrew O’Malley, Huifeng Hu, and Ranbir K. Banwait. “An Enchanting Girl: International Portraits of Anne’s Cultural Transfer.” In Anne’s World: A New Century of Anne of Green Gables, edited by Irene Gammel and Benjamin Lefebvre, 166–91. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010.

Gammel, Irene. “Reading to Heal: Anne of Green Gables as Bibliotherapy.” In Anne’s World: A New Century of Anne of Green Gables, edited by Irene Gammel and Benjamin Lefebvre, 82–99. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010.

Gammel, Irene. “Wildwood Roses and Sunshine Girls: The Making of Anne of Green Gables as a Popular Romance.” In 100 Years of Anne with an “e”: The Centennial Study of Anne of Green Gables, edited by Holly Blackford, 1–21. Calgary: University of Calgary Press, 2009.

Gammel, Irene. “Staging Personalities in Modernism and Realism.” In The Cambridge History of Canadian Literature, edited by Coral Ann Howells and Eva-Marie Kröller, 247–71. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009.

Gammel, Irene. “‘I Loved Herman Leard Madly’: L.M. Montgomery’s Confession of Desire.” In The Intimate Life of L.M. Montgomery, edited by Irene Gammel, 129–53. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005.

Gammel, Irene. “The Eros of Childhood and Early Adolescence in Girl Series: L.M. Montgomery’s Emily Trilogy.” In Windows and Words: A Look at Canadian Children’s Literature in English, edited by Aïda Hudson and Susan-Ann Cooper, 97–118. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2003. Reappraisals: Canadian Writers 25.

Gammel, Irene. “Safe Pleasures for Girls: L.M. Montgomery’s Erotic Landscapes.” In Making Avonlea: L.M. Montgomery and Popular Culture, edited by Irene Gammel, 114–27. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002.

Gammel, Irene. “Mirror Looks: The Visual and Performative Diaries of L.M. Montgomery, Baroness Elsa von Freytag-Loringhoven, and Elvira Bach.” In Interfaces: Women, Autobiography, Image, Performance, edited by Sidonie Smith and Julia Watson, 289–313. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, 2002.

Gammel, Irene, and Ann Dutton. “Disciplining Development: L.M. Montgomery and Early Schooling.” In L.M. Montgomery and Canadian Culture, edited by Irene Gammel and Elizabeth Epperly, 106–19. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999.

Journal Articles (2)

Gammel, Irene. “Embodied Landscape Aesthetics in Anne of Green Gables.” The Lion and the Unicorn 34, no. 2 (April 2010): 228–47.

Gammel, Irene. “‘My Secret Garden’: Dis/Pleasure in L.M. Montgomery and F.P. Grove.” English Studies in Canada 25, no. 1 (March 1999): 39–65.

Also in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 2: A Critical Heritage, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 236–58. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014.

Paratexts (4)

Gammel, Irene. “Introduction: Reconsidering Anne’s World.” In Anne’s World: A New Century of Anne of Green Gables, edited by Irene Gammel and Benjamin Lefebvre, 3–16. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010.

Gammel, Irene. “Introduction: Life Writing as Masquerade: The Many Faces of L.M. Montgomery.” In The Intimate Life of L.M. Montgomery, edited by Irene Gammel, 3–15. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005.

Gammel, Irene. “Making Avonlea: An Introduction.” In Making Avonlea: L.M. Montgomery and Popular Culture, edited by Irene Gammel, 3–13. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002.

Gammel, Irene, and Elizabeth Epperly. “Introduction: L.M. Montgomery and the Shaping of Canadian Culture.” In L.M. Montgomery and Canadian Culture, edited by Irene Gammel and Elizabeth Epperly, 3–13. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1999.

Translation (1)

Nock, Beate. “Epilogue: A Letter from Germany.” Translated by Irene Gammel. In Making Avonlea: L.M. Montgomery and Popular Culture, edited by Irene Gammel, 317–20. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002.

Reviews (5)

Gammel, Irene. Review of The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 3: A Legacy in Review, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre. The Times Literary Supplement (London, UK), 17 April 2015, 26.

Gammel, Irene. “The Daughters of Lucy Maud.” Review of L.M. Montgomery, by Jane Urquhart. The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON), 14 November 2009, F12.

Gammel, Irene. “The Fatal Disappointments of Lucy Maud.” Review of Lucy Maud Montgomery: The Gift of Wings, by Mary Henley Rubio. The Globe and Mail (Toronto, ON), 15 November 2008, D4.

Gammel, Irene. Review of After Green Gables: L.M. Montgomery’s Letters to Ephraim Weber, 1916–1941, edited by Hildi Froese Tiessen and Paul Gerard Tiessen. University of Toronto Quarterly 77, no. 1 (Winter 2008): 329–30.

Gammel, Irene. Review of The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery, Volume 5: 1935–1942, edited by Mary Rubio and Elizabeth Waterston; Anne of Green Gables, by L.M. Montgomery, edited by Cecily Devereux. University of Toronto Quarterly 75, no. 1 (Winter 2006): 325–27.