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Margaret Steffler

Margaret Steffler is an Associate Professor of English at Trent University. She has published several journal articles and book chapters on L.M. Montgomery, most recently in L.M. Montgomery’s Rainbow Valleys: The Ontario Years, 1911–1942.


Book Chapters (5)

Steffler, Margaret. “‘Being a Christian’ and a Presbyterian in Leaskdale.” In L.M. Montgomery’s Rainbow Valleys: The Ontario Years, 1911–1942, edited by Rita Bode and Lesley D. Clement, 54–73, 284–86. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2015.

Steffler, Margaret. “Anne in a ‘Globalized’ World: Nation, Nostalgia, and Postcolonial Perspectives of Home.” In Anne’s World: A New Century of Anne of Green Gables, edited by Irene Gammel and Benjamin Lefebvre, 150–65. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010.

Steffler, Margaret. “Performing Motherhood: L.M. Montgomery’s Display of Maternal Dissonance.” In Storm and Dissonance: L.M. Montgomery and Conflict, edited by Jean Mitchell, 178–93. Newcastle, UK: Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008.

Steffler, Margaret. “Brian O’Connal and Emily Byrd Starr: The Inheritors of Wordsworth’s ‘Gentle Breeze.’” In Windows and Words: A Look at Canadian Children’s Literature in English, edited by Aïda Hudson and Susan-Ann Cooper, 87–96. Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, 2003. Reappraisals: Canadian Writers 25.

Steffler, Margaret. “‘This Has Been a Day in Hell’: Montgomery, Popular Literature, Life Writing.” In Making Avonlea: L.M. Montgomery and Popular Culture, edited by Irene Gammel, 72–83. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2002.

Journal Articles (2)

Steffler, Margaret. “Barriers and Portals: Writing through the Doors, Windows and Walls of the Leaskdale Manse.” CREArTA 5 (2005): 63–75. Special issue: “L.M. Montgomery’s Interior and Exterior Landscapes.”

Steffler, Margaret. “The Canadian Romantic Child: Travelling in the Border Country, Exploring the ‘Edge.’” Canadian Children’s Literature / Littérature canadienne pour la jeunesse 89 (Spring 1998): 5–17.