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Work by Date: 1891

This page lists a selection of shorter works (poems, short stories, and miscellaneous pieces) that L.M. Montgomery published in 1891. All items are signed “L.M. Montgomery,” unless stated otherwise.

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Summary

Miscellaneous Pieces (3)

The Wreck of the “Marco Polo” (essay) | A Western Eden (sketch) | From Prince Albert to P.E. Island (sketch)

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The Wreck of the “Marco Polo” (essay)

By Lucy Maud Montgomery. Montreal Daily Witness, 5 March 1891, 2. Scrapbook 7 (“Written March 1890 / Published February 1891 / In Montreal Witness”).

Synopsis: This essay narrates a shipwreck that occurred on the Cavendish beach in 1883, the summer after Montgomery’s eighth birthday. It was written for a nationwide young people’s writing competition in the Montreal Daily Witness, and although it did not win a prize (as reported in some of her obituaries), her essay was published in that newspaper and reprinted a week later in the Charlottetown Daily Patriot.

Reprinted: Daily Patriot (Charlottetown), 11 March 1891, 1 (as “The Wreck of the Marco Polo”).

Collected: The Years Before “Anne,” by Francis W.P. Bolger (N.p.: The Prince Edward Island Heritage Foundation, 1974), 33–36. The Lucy Maud Montgomery Album, compiled by Kevin McCabe, edited by Alexandra Heilbron (Toronto: Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 1999), 61–62 (excerpted as “The Wreck of the Marco Polo”). A Name for Herself: Selected Writings, 1891–1917, 5–10.

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A Western Eden (sketch)

By Lucy Maud Montgomery. Prince Albert Times and Saskatchewan Review, 17 June 1891, 4. Scrapbook 7.

Synopsis: This sketch of Saskatchewan was published while Montgomery was an adolescent while living with her father and her stepmother in Prince Albert.

Reprinted: Manitoba Daily Free Press (Winnipeg), 4 July 1891, 3 (signed Lucy Ward Montgomery).

Collected: The Years Before “Anne,” by Francis W.P. Bolger (N.p.: The Prince Edward Island Heritage Foundation, 1974), 37–40, 47. A Name for Herself: Selected Writings, 1891–1917, 11–16.

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From Prince Albert to P.E. Island (sketch)

Daily Patriot (Charlottetown), 31 October 1891, 1–2. Scrapbook 7.

Synopsis: This sketch details Montgomery’s trip, by train and by ship, that she undertook at the age of sixteen as she returned from Prince Albert, Saskatchewan, to Cavendish, Prince Edward Island.

Collected: The Years Before “Anne,” by Francis W.P. Bolger (N.p.: The Prince Edward Island Heritage Foundation, 1974), 52–59. A Name for Herself: Selected Writings, 1891–1917, 17–26.

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