Vappu Kannas is a Finnish writer and literary scholar who received her Ph.D. in English from the University of Helsinki. Her publications on L.M. Montgomery have appeared most recently in L.M. Montgomery and Gender (2021) and Children and Childhoods in L.M. Montgomery: Continuing Conversations (2022).
Journal Article (1)
Kannas, Vappu. “Behind the Scenes: The Editing Copies of The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery.” The Looking Glass: New Perspectives on Children’s Literature 18, no. 2 (2015). https://ojs.latrobe.edu.au/ojs/index.php/tlg/article/view/648.
Book Chapters (2)
Kannas, Vappu. “‘Nora and I Got through the Evening’: Gender Roles and Romance in the Diary of L.M. Montgomery and Nora Lefurgey.” In L.M. Montgomery and Gender, edited by E. Holly Pike and Laura M. Robinson, 211–28. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2021.
Kannas, Vappu. “‘Emily Equals Childhood and Youth and First Love’: Finnish Readers and L.M. Montgomery’s Anne and Emily Books.” In Reading Today, edited by Heta Pyrhönen and Janna Kantola, 118–31. London: UCL Press, 2018. Comparative Literature and Culture.
Kannas, Vappu. “‘The Forlorn Heroine of a Terribly Sad Life Story’: Romance in the Journals of L.M. Montgomery.” Ph.D. dissertation, University of Helsinki, 2015.
Kannas, Vappu. “Down, You Vagabond of a Heart! Romance and Created Personas in the Journals of L.M. Montgomery.” M.A. thesis, University of Helsinki, 2010.
Wuorio, Eva-Lis. “The Mother of the Anne Series.” Sirkka: Illustrated Magazine for Children 1 (1937): 4–5, 10.
Also, translated by Vappu Kannas, in The L.M. Montgomery Reader, 1: 343–46.
Kannas, Vappu. “Emily Kent—The Afterlife of Emily of New Moon.” Afterword 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.