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Emily Woster

Emily Woster received her Ph.D. from Illinois State University and is an assistant professor in the Writing Studies Department at the University of Minnesota–Duluth. She has published on L.M. Montgomery’s textual and reading practices, most recently in L.M. Montgomery’s Rainbow Valleys: The Ontario Years, 1911–1942, and is co-editor of “L.M. Montgomery and Reading,” a special collection of Journal of L.M. Montgomery Studies.


Special Journal Collection (1)

Woster, Emily, and Kate Scarth, eds. “L.M. Montgomery and Reading.” Special collection, Journal of L.M. Montgomery Studies, 2019–2021.

Book Chapter (1)

Woster, Emily. “Old Years and Old Books: Montgomery’s Ontario Reading and Self-Fashioning.” In L.M. Montgomery’s Rainbow Valleys: The Ontario Years, 1911–1942, edited by Rita Bode and Lesley D. Clement, 151–65, 291–92. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015.

Journal Articles (2)

Woster, Emily. “L.M. Montgomery and Reading in/as Autobiography.” a/b: Auto/biography Studies 29, no. 2 (Autumn 2014): 199–210.

Woster, Emily S. “The Readings of a Writer: The Literary Landscape Created by L.M. Montgomery’s Love of Literature.” In “L.M. Montgomery’s Interior and Exterior Landscapes.” Special issue, CREArTA 5 (2005): 209–22.

Paratext (1)

Woster, Emily, and Kate Scarth. “Welcome to the Journal of L.M. Montgomery Studies.” Journal of L.M. Montgomery Studies, 5 June 2019.

Dissertation/Thesis (1)

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

Newsletter Items (5)

Woster, Emily. “‘He Had an Elegance about Him’: Remembering Dr. Stuart McDonald.” The Shining Scroll, 2013, 18–20.

Woster, Emily. “Laurapalooza: A Celebration of Laura Ingalls Wilder.” The Shining Scroll, December 2010, Part 2, 15–16.

Woster, Emily. “In Search of a Princess and Her Prince: How I Inadvertently Found Herman Leard.” The Shining Scroll, October 2008, 2–3.

Woster, Emily. “Lucy Maud Montgomery and the Ronald McNair Program.” The Shining Scroll, 2005, 5.

Woster, Emily. “The Readings of a Writer.” The Shining Scroll, 2004, 2.

Reviews (2)

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.

Woster, Emily. Review of The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 2: A Critical Heritage, edited by Benjamin Lefebvre. University of Toronto Quarterly 85, no. 3 (Summer 2016): 439–40.

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