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Shorter Works: 1936

This page lists a selection of shorter works (poems, short stories, and miscellaneous pieces) that L.M. Montgomery published in 1936. All items are signed “L.M. Montgomery,” unless stated otherwise.

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Summary

Short Stories (10)

The Man Who Wouldn’t Talk | The Wedding at Poplar Point | The Gift of a Day | Everybody Is Different | Brother Beware | Miss Much-Afraid | The Westcott Elopement | A Tragic Evening | A Day Off | The Use of Her Legs

Poems (2)

I Wish You | I Want

Miscellaneous Pieces (4)

Foreword to Up Came the Moon (paratext) | Come Back with Me to Prince Edward Island (sketch) | Memories of Childhood Days (memoir) | I Have Come Home (sketch)

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Foreword to Up Came the Moon (paratext)

Up Came the Moon, by Jessie Findlay Brown (N.p.: n.p., 1936), n.pag.

Synopsis: Montgomery contributed a foreword to a self-published book of poems by Toronto poet Jessie Findlay Brown.

Collected: The L.M. Montgomery Reader, 1: 328–29.

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I Wish You (poem)

Good Housekeeping (New York), January 1936, 17. Scrapbook 5.

First Line: Friend o’ mine, in the year oncoming

Reprinted: Ruston (LA) Daily Leader, 27 December 1935, 5 (“in Good Housekeeping”). Hope (AR) Star, 31 December 1935, 3 (untitled and unsigned). Gibson Courier (Gibson City, IL), 16 January 1936, 1. Greenville (SC) News, 10 January 1937, sect. 2, 5 (untitled). Arizona Daily Star (Tucson), 24 December 1937, 20 (as “I Wish for You”). Camden (AR) News, 26 January 1948, 6.

Collected: The Poetry of Lucy Maud Montgomery, 107. The Blythes Are Quoted, 70–71.

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Come Back with Me to Prince Edward Island (sketch)

The Maritime Advocate and Busy East (Sackville, NB), May–June 1936, 3–8, 37.

Reprinted: The Maritime Advocate and Busy East (Sackville, NB), June 1939, 16–21, 34–37.

Collected: The L.M. Montgomery Reader, 1: 328–29.

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Memories of Childhood Days (memoir)

The Maritime Advocate and Busy East (Sackville, NB), May–June 1936, 35.

Collected: The L.M. Montgomery Reader, 1: 328–29.

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The Man Who Wouldn’t Talk (short story)

The Family Herald and Weekly Star (Montreal), 6 May 1936, 22–23, 30.

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The Wedding at Poplar Point (short story)

The Family Herald and Weekly Star (Montreal), 13 May 1936, 22–23, 30.

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The Gift of a Day (short story)

The Family Herald and Weekly Star (Montreal), 20 May 1936, 20–21, 30.

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Everybody Is Different (short story)

The Family Herald and Weekly Star (Montreal), 27 May 1936, 20–21.

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Brother Beware (short story)

The Country Home (Springfield, OH), June 1936, 16–17, 50–51, 53–54.

Revised Version: The Road to Yesterday, 205–17. The Blythes Are Quoted, 379–95.

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Miss Much-Afraid (short story)

The Family Herald and Weekly Star (Montreal), 3 June 1936, 20–21.

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I Want (poem)

Saturday Night (Toronto), 6 June 1936, 2. Scrapbook 5.

First Line: I’m weary of the city’s noise

Collected: The Blythes Are Quoted, 502–3.

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The Westcott Elopement (short story)

The Family Herald and Weekly Star (Montreal), 10 June 1936, 20–21.

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I Have Come Home (sketch)

The Family Herald and Weekly Star (Montreal), 15 June 1936, 47.

Synopsis: This short sketch about the appeal of her home province became a basis for Montgomery’s sketch on Prince Edward Island that appeared in The Spirit of Canada (1939).

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A Tragic Evening (short story)

The Family Herald and Weekly Star (Montreal), 24 June 1936, 20–21.

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A Day Off (short story)

The Family Herald and Weekly Star (Montreal), 1 July 1936, 20–21.

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The Use of Her Legs (short story)

Canadian Home Journal (Toronto), September 1936, 12–13, 37–39.

Collected: After Many Years, 257–73.

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