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Mavis Reimer

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Mavis Reimer is a professor of English at the University of Winnipeg, a former Canada Research Chair in Young People’s Texts and Cultures, and founding director of the Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures. Her books include the collection of essays Such a Simple Little Tale: Critical Responses to L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables, and she has also contributed chapters to The Oxford Handbook of Children’s Literature and L.M. Montgomery and Gender.

Bibliography

Collection of Essays (1)

Reimer, Mavis, ed. Such a Simple Little Tale: Critical Responses to L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables. N.p.: Children’s Literature Association; Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1992. Paperback edition, 2003.

Book Chapters (2)

Reimer, Mavis. “Soliciting Home: The Cultural Function of Orphans in Early-Twentieth-Century Canada.” In L.M. Montgomery and Gender, edited by E. Holly Pike and Laura M. Robinson, 119–51. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2021.

Reimer, Mavis. “A Daughter of the House: Discourses of Adoption in L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables.” In The Oxford Handbook of Children’s Literature, edited by Julia L. Mickenberg and Lynne Vallone, 329–50. New York: Oxford University Press, 2011.

Paratexts (3)

Reimer, Mavis. “The Child of Nature and the Home Child.” Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures 5, no. 2 (Winter 2013): 1–16.

Reimer, Mavis. “Suggestions for Further Reading: A Guide to the Research and Criticism on Anne of Green Gables.” In Such a Simple Little Tale: Critical Responses to L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables, edited by Mavis Reimer, 165–90. N.p.: Children’s Literature Association; Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1992. Paperback edition, 2003.

Reimer, Mavis. “Introduction: The Anne-Girl and the Anne Book.” In Such a Simple Little Tale: Critical Responses to L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables, edited by Mavis Reimer, 1–10. N.p.: Children’s Literature Association; Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, 1992. Paperback edition, 2003.

Review (1)

Reimer, Mavis. “Charting the Outlines of Canadian Children’s Literature.” Review of Children’s Literature in Canada, by Elizabeth Waterston; L.M. Montgomery, by Genevieve Wiggins. The Lion and the Unicorn 19, no. 1 (June 1995): 95–101.



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