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Lesley D. Clement

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L.M. Montgomery's Rainbow Valleys

Lesley D. Clement is a retired faculty member from Lakehead University, where she taught in the Department of English on the Orillia campus. She is co-editor of the collections of essays L.M. Montgomery’s Rainbow Valleys: The Ontario Years, 1911–1942 (2015) and Children and Childhoods in L.M. Montgomery: Continuing Conversations (forthcoming in October 2022), and she has contributed most recently to L.M. Montgomery and Gender (2021).

Bibliography

Collections of Essays (2)

Bode, Rita, Lesley D. Clement, E. Holly Pike, and Margaret Steffler, eds. Children and Childhoods in L.M. Montgomery: Continuing Conversations. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, forthcoming in October 2022.

Bode, Rita, and Lesley D. Clement, eds. L.M. Montgomery’s Rainbow Valleys: The Ontario Years, 1911–1942. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015.

Special Journal Collection (1)

Clement, Lesley D., and Tara K. Parmiter, eds. “L.M. Montgomery and Vision.” Special collection, Journal of L.M. Montgomery Studies, 2021–. https://journaloflmmontgomerystudies.ca/lmm-vision.

Book Chapters (4)

Clement, Lesley D. “L.M. Montgomery’s Precocious Children: Resisting Adult Narratives of Death, Dying, and the Afterlife.” In Children and Childhood in L.M. Montgomery: Continuing Conversations, edited by Rita Bode, Lesley D. Clement, E. Holly Pike, and Margaret Steffler. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, forthcoming in October 2022.

Clement, Lesley D. “From ‘Uncanny Beauty’ to ‘Uncanny Disease’: Destabilizing Gender through the Deaths of Ruby Gillis and Walter Blythe and the Life of Anne Shirley.” In L.M. Montgomery and Gender, edited by E. Holly Pike and Laura M. Robinson, 44–67. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2021.

Clement, Lesley D. “The Empathic Poetic Sensibility: Discerning and Embodying Nature’s Secrets.” In L.M. Montgomery and the Matter of Nature(s), edited by Rita Bode and Jean Mitchell, 184–97, 241–45. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2018.

Clement, Lesley D. “Toronto’s Cultural Scene: Tonic or Toxin for a Sagged Soul?” In L.M. Montgomery’s Rainbow Valleys: The Ontario Years, 1911–1942, edited by Rita Bode and Lesley D. Clement, 238–60, 300–303. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015.

Journal Article (1)

Clement, Lesley. “Mobilizing the Power of the Unseen: Imagining Self/Imagining Others in L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables.” In “Adolescence in Canadian Literature,” edited by Heather Snell, Heidi Butler, John Clement Ball, and Jennifer Andrews. Special section, Studies in Canadian Literature / Études en littérature canadienne 36, no. 1 (2011): 51–68. https://journals.lib.unb.ca/index.php/SCL/article/view/18628.

Paratexts (4)

Clement, Lesley D., and Margaret Steffler. Preface to Afterwords to Children and Childhoods in L.M. Montgomery: Continuing Conversations, edited by Rita Bode, Lesley D. Clement, E. Holly Pike, and Margaret Steffler. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, forthcoming in October 2022.

Clement, Lesley D., with assistance from Rita Bode, E. Holly Pike, and Margaret Steffler. Introduction to Children and Childhoods in L.M. Montgomery: Continuing Conversations, edited by Rita Bode, Lesley D. Clement, E. Holly Pike, and Margaret Steffler. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, forthcoming in October 2022.

Bode, Rita, and Lesley D. Clement with the assistance of Kristina Eldridge and Chloe Verner. “Montgomery’s Ontario Legacies: A Community Presence in the Twenty-First Century.” In L.M. Montgomery’s Rainbow Valleys: The Ontario Years, 1911–1942, edited by Rita Bode and Lesley D. Clement, 275–80. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015.

Bode, Rita, and Lesley D. Clement. Introduction to L.M. Montgomery’s Rainbow Valleys: The Ontario Years, 1911–1942, edited by Rita Bode and Lesley D. Clement, 3–17, 281–82. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015.

Review (1)

Clement, Lesley D. Review of Anne’s World: A New Century of Anne of Green Gables, edited by Irene Gammel and Benjamin Lefebvre. English Studies in Canada 36, no. 2–3 (June–September 2010): 216–21.



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