Shorter Works

Shorter Works: 1911

This page lists a selection of shorter works (poems, short stories, and miscellaneous pieces) that L.M. Montgomery published in 1911, the year she published The Story Girl. All items are signed “L.M. Montgomery,” unless stated otherwise.

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Overview

Poems (1)

Do You Remember?

Miscellaneous Pieces (5)

How I Began to Write (memoir) | Spring in the Woods (essay) | The Woods in Summer (essay) | The Woods in Autumn (essay) | The Woods in Winter (essay)

Do You Remember? (poem)

The Canadian Magazine (Toronto), January 1911, 301. Scrapbook 8.

First line: Do you remember that lone, ancient shore

Collected

A World of Songs: Selected Poems, 1894–1921, 27.

How I Began to Write (memoir)

Globe (Toronto), 7 January 1911, 10. Scrapbook of Reviews, 19–20.

Synopsis

This memoir, published as part of the Toronto Globe’s “Circle of Young Canada” column edited by “Rose Rambler,” repeats some anecdotes about her younger life and her evolution as an author that had already appeared in her journals and that would be reworked for her major account of her life, “The Alpine Path: The Story of My Career,” published in 1917.

Collected

The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 1: A Life in Print, 67–72.

Spring in the Woods (essay)

The Canadian Magazine (Toronto), May 1911, 59–62.

Synopsis

This is the first of four nature essays that Montgomery wrote in 1909 and that were inspired by Montgomery’s experience of Lover’s Lane, a stretch of woods near her home in Cavendish. Montgomery would later draw on excerpts from these four essays for descriptive passages that she inserted into nearly all her novels written in Ontario.

Collected

The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 1: A Life in Print, 73–97 (as part of “[Seasons in the Woods]”).

The Woods in Summer (essay)

The Canadian Magazine (Toronto), September 1911, 399–402.

Collected

The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 1: A Life in Print, 73–97 (as part of “[Seasons in the Woods]”).

The Woods in Autumn (essay)

The Canadian Magazine (Toronto), October 1911, 574–77.

Collected

The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 1: A Life in Print, 73–97 (as part of “[Seasons in the Woods]”).

The Woods in Winter (essay)

The Canadian Magazine (Toronto), December 1911, 162–64.

Collected

The L.M. Montgomery Reader, Volume 1: A Life in Print, 73–97 (as part of “[Seasons in the Woods]”).

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“Shorter Works: 1911.” L.M. Montgomery Online, https://lmmonline.org/shorter-works/shorter-works-1911/.