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Elizabeth Rollins Epperly

Elizabeth Rollins Epperly is professor emerita of English at the University of Prince Edward Island and founder of the L.M. Montgomery Institute. Her numerous contributions to Montgomery scholarship include the book-length studies The Fragrance of Sweet-Grass: L.M. Montgomery’s Heroines and the Pursuit of Romance (1992/2014), Through Lover’s Lane: L.M. Montgomery’s Photography and Visual Imagination (2007), and Imagining Anne: The Island Scrapbooks of L.M. Montgomery (2008), the picture book Summer in the Land of Anne, as well as two edited books: My Dear Mr. M: Letters to G.B. MacMillan from L.M. Montgomery (1980), jointly with Francis W.P. Bolger, and L.M. Montgomery and Canadian Culture (1999), jointly with Irene Gammel.

Bibliography

Posthumous Book by L.M. Montgomery (1)

Montgomery, L.M. My Dear Mr. M: Letters to G.B. MacMillan from L.M. Montgomery. Edited by Francis W.P. Bolger and Elizabeth R. Epperly. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1980. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Book-Length Studies (3)

Epperly, Elizabeth Rollins. Imagining Anne: The Island Scrapbooks of L.M. Montgomery. Toronto: Penguin Canada, 2008. 100 Years of Anne.

Also as Imagining Anne: L.M. Montgomery’s Island Scrapbooks. Halifax: Nimbus Publishing, 2019.

Epperly, Elizabeth Rollins. Through Lover’s Lane: L.M. Montgomery’s Photography and Visual Imagination. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007.

Epperly, Elizabeth Rollins. The Fragrance of Sweet-Grass: L.M. Montgomery’s Heroines and the Pursuit of Romance. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1992. With a new preface. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014.

Book-Length Extension (1)

Epperly, Elizabeth R. Summer in the Land of Anne. Illustrated by Carolyn M. Epperly. Charlottetown: Acorn Press, 2018.

Collection of Essays (1)

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

Book Chapters (10)

Epperly, Elizabeth Rollins. “Magic for Marigold: Engendering Questions about What Lasts.” In L.M. Montgomery and Gender, edited by E. Holly Pike and Laura M. Robinson, 331–49. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2021.

Epperly, Elizabeth Rollins. “Natural Bridge: L.M. Montgomery and the Architecture of Imaginative Landscapes.” In L.M. Montgomery and the Matter of Nature(s), edited by Rita Bode and Jean Mitchell, 89–111, 227–30. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2018.

Epperly, Elizabeth. “Emily’s Quest: L.M. Montgomery’s Green Alternative to Despair and War?” In L.M. Montgomery and War, edited by Andrea McKenzie and Jane Ledwell, 214–33. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2017.

Epperly, Elizabeth R. “Lasting Images of Anne of Green Gables.” In Anne around the World: L.M. Montgomery and Her Classic, edited by Jane Ledwell and Jean Mitchell, 35–44. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2013.

Epperly, Elizabeth R. “Visual Drama: Capturing Life in L.M. Montgomery’s Scrapbooks.” In The Intimate Life of L.M. Montgomery, edited by Irene Gammel, 189–209. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2005.

Epperly, Elizabeth R. “The Visual Imagination of L.M. Montgomery.” In Making Avonlea: L.M. Montgomery and Popular Culture, edited by Irene Gammel, 84–98. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002.

Epperly, Elizabeth R. “Through the Eyes of Lucy Maud Montgomery.” In The Lucy Maud Montgomery Album, compiled by Kevin McCabe, edited by Alexandra Heilbron, 168–73. Toronto: Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 1999.

Epperly, Elizabeth R. “Approaching the Montgomery Manuscripts.” In Harvesting Thistles: The Textual Garden of L.M. Montgomery; Essays on Her Novels and Journals, edited by Mary Henley Rubio, 74–83. Guelph: Canadian Children’s Press, 1994.

Epperly, Elizabeth R. “Chivalry and Romance: L.M. Montgomery’s Re-vision of the Great War in Rainbow Valley.” In Myth and Milieu: Atlantic Literature and Culture 1918–1939, edited by Gwendolyn Davies, 87–94. Fredericton: Acadiensis Press, 1993.

Epperly, Elizabeth R. “The Restraints of Romance: L.M. Montgomery’s Limiting and Liberating Fictions.” In The More We Get Together . . . , edited by Houston Stewart, Beth Percival, and Elizabeth R. Epperly, 215–22. Charlottetown: Gynergy Books, 1992.

Journal Articles (3)

Epperly, Elizabeth Rollins. “Reading Time: L.M. Montgomery and the ‘Alembic of Fiction.’” In “L.M. Montgomery and Reading,” edited by Emily Woster and Kate Scarth. Special collection, Journal of L.M. Montgomery Studies, 5 June 2019. https://doi.org/10.32393/jlmms/2019.0002.

Also in Journal of L.M. Montgomery Studies: L.M. Montgomery and Reading, edited by Kate Scarth and Emily Woster, 35–51. Charlottetown: L.M. Montgomery Institute and Robertson Library, 2022.

Epperly, Elizabeth. “L.M. Montgomery’s Manuscript Revisions.” Atlantis: A Women’s Studies Journal / Revue d’études sur les femmes 20, no. 1 (Fall–Winter 1995): 149–55. https://journals.msvu.ca/index.php/atlantis/article/view/4158.

Also in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, 2: 228–35. https://doi.org/10.3138/9781442668607-016.

Epperly, Elizabeth R. “L.M. Montgomery’s Anne’s House of Dreams: Reworking Poetry.” Canadian Children’s Literature / Littérature canadienne pour la jeunesse 37 (1985): 40–46. https://ccl-lcj.ca/index.php/ccl-lcj/article/view/1826.

Also in Twentieth-Century Literary Criticism 51, edited by Laurie DiMauro, 196–99. Detroit: Gale, 1993.

Paratexts (9)

Epperly, Elizabeth Rollins. Afterword to The Blythes Are Quoted, by L.M. Montgomery, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, 511–16. Toronto: Penguin Canada, 2018. Penguin Modern Classics Edition.

Epperly, Elizabeth Rollins. Introduction to L.M. Montgomery’s Complete Journals: The Ontario Years, 1918–1921, edited by Jen Rubio, v–xiii. N.p.: Rock’s Mills Press, 2017.

Epperly, Elizabeth Rollins. “Preface to the 2014 Edition.” In The Fragrance of Sweet-Grass: L.M. Montgomery’s Heroines and the Pursuit of Romance, by Elizabeth Rollins Epperly, ix–xlii. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2014.

Epperly, Elizabeth Rollins. Foreword to The Blythes Are Quoted, by L.M. Montgomery, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre, ix–xiv. Toronto: Viking Canada, 2009.

Epperly, Elizabeth. “Remarks.” CREArTA 5 (2005): 12. Special issue: “L.M. Montgomery’s Interior and Exterior Landscapes.”

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.

Epperly, Elizabeth R., and Francis W.P. Bolger. Preface to My Dear Mr. M: Letters to G.B. MacMillan from L.M. Montgomery, edited by Francis W.P. Bolger and Elizabeth R. Epperly, n.pag. Toronto: Oxford University Press, 1992.

Bolger, Francis W.P., and Elizabeth R. Epperly. “The Years Before the Correspondence.” In My Dear Mr. M: Letters to G.B. MacMillan from L.M. Montgomery, edited by Francis W.P. Bolger and Elizabeth R. Epperly, xi–xii. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1980.

Bolger, Francis W.P., and Elizabeth R. Epperly. Introduction to My Dear Mr. M: Letters to G.B. MacMillan from L.M. Montgomery, edited by Francis W.P. Bolger and Elizabeth R. Epperly, vii–x. Toronto: McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1980.

Newsletter Items (4)

Epperly, Elizabeth. “Ten Years Later: An(other) Interview with Cousins Dave and Kate Macdonald.” Kindred Spirits, Spring 2000, 10–11.

Epperly, Elizabeth R. “L.M. Montgomery Captures the Clan.” Kindred Spirits, Autumn 1995, 14–16.

Epperly, Elizabeth R. “Address for L.M. Montgomery Ceremony.” Kindred Spirits of P.E.I., Autumn 1991, 12.

Epperly, Elizabeth R. “Greetings from Two of L.M. Montgomery’s Grandchildren: Interview with Cousins Dave and Kate Macdonald.” Kindred Spirits of P.E.I., Spring 1990, 4–5.

Reviews (9)

Epperly, Elizabeth R. “Unlikely, Uneven, yet Readable.” Review of Lucy Maud and Me, by Mary Frances Coady. Canadian Children’s Literature / Littérature canadienne pour la jeunesse 97 (Spring 2000): 41–42.

Epperly, Elizabeth R. Review of At the Altar: Matrimonial Tales, by L.M. Montgomery, edited by Rea Wilmshurst. University of Toronto Quarterly 65, no. 1 (Winter 1995–96): 243–45.

Epperly, Elizabeth Rollins. “A Successful Montgomery.” Review of L.M. Montgomery, by Genevieve Wiggins. Canadian Children’s Literature / Littérature canadienne pour la jeunesse 69 (Spring 1993): 38–39.

Epperly, Elizabeth R. “A Feminist Anne.” Review of A Life and Its Mirrors: A Feminist Reading of L.M. Montgomery’s Fiction, Volume 1: An Introduction to Lucy Maud Montgomery, Anne Shirley, by Gabriella Åhmansson. Canadian Children’s Literature / Littérature canadienne pour la jeunesse 65 (1992): 87–88.

Epperly, Elizabeth Rollins. “Montgomery on the Dark Side.” Review of Among the Shadows: Tales from the Darker Side, by L.M. Montgomery, edited by Rea Wilmshurst. Canadian Children’s Literature / Littérature canadienne pour la jeunesse 62 (1991): 73–74.

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.

Epperly, Elizabeth R. Review of The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery, Volume 2: 1910–1921, edited by Mary Rubio and Elizabeth Waterston. The Island Magazine 23 (Spring–Summer 1988): 38–39.

Epperly, Elizabeth R. “L.M. Montgomery and the Changing Times.” Acadiensis 17, no. 2 (Spring 1988): 177–85.

Epperly, Elizabeth R. Review of The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery, Volume 1: 1889–1910, edited by Mary Rubio and Elizabeth Waterston. The Island Magazine 19 (Spring–Summer 1986): 38–39.

Related Item (1)

“Elizabeth Rollins Epperly.” In The Lucy Maud Montgomery Album, compiled by Kevin McCabe, edited by Alexandra Heilbron, 174. Toronto: Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 1999.



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