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Work by Date: 1909

This page lists a selection of shorter works (poems, short stories, and miscellaneous pieces) that L.M. Montgomery published in 1909. All items are signed “L.M. Montgomery,” unless stated otherwise.

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Summary

Serializations (2)

Anne of Green Gables (The Family Herald and Weekly Star) | Anne of Green Gables (The Housewife)

Short Stories (1)

The Life-Book of Uncle Jesse

Poems (4)

The Sea-Shell | The Poet’s Thought | The Old Home Calls | Before Storm

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The Sea-Shell (poem)

People’s Magazine (New York), February 1909, 275. Scrapbook 8.

First Line: Where the old shores were purple a glossy sea-shell lying

Reprinted: Evening Times (Grand Forks, ND), 20 January 1909, 7.

Collected: A World of Songs: Selected Poems, 1894–1921, 68.

Trivia: This poem contains the line “A merry lilt o’ moonlight for mermaiden revelry!,” which is quoted in Rilla of Ingleside as being a line from a poem by Walter Blythe.

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The Poet’s Thought (poem)

The Canadian Magazine (Toronto), April 1909, 511. Scrapbook 8.

First Line: It came to him in rainbow dreams

Collected: The Watchman and Other Poems, 127. The Poetry of Lucy Maud Montgomery, selected by John Ferns and Kevin McCabe (Markham, ON: Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 1987), 153. A World of Songs: Selected Poems, 1894–1921, 9.

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The Old Home Calls (poem)

The Youth’s Companion (Boston), 1 April 1909, 160.

First Line: Come back to me, little dancing feet that roam the wide world o’er

Reprinted: Breckenridge News (Cloverport, KY), 26 May 1909, 3. Morning News (Wilmington, DE), 11 June 1909, 4. Omaha (NE) Daily Bee, 11 June 1909, 6. Daily Argus-Leader (Sioux Falls, SD), 14 June 1909, 4. Detroit Free Press, 20 June 1909, Feature Magazine, 4. Denver (IN) Tribune, 24 June 1909, 2 (unsigned). Roann (IN) Clarion, 25 June 1909, 7 (unsigned). Bedford (IN) Daily Mail, 7 July 1909, 3 (unsigned). Worth County Index (Northwood, IA), 15 July 1909, 7 (unsigned). Manitoba Free Press (Winnipeg), 19 July 1909, 9. Woman’s Century, 7 June 1921, 2.

Collected: Canadian Poets, chosen and edited by John W. Garvin (Toronto: McClelland, Goodchild and Stewart, 1916), 358. Canadian Poets and Poetry, chosen and edited by John W. Garvin (New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, 1916), 358. The Watchman and Other Poems, 130–31. Canadian Poets, edited by John W. Garvin (Toronto: McClelland and Stewart, 1926), 234. A World of Songs: Selected Poems, 1894–1921, 19.

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The Life-Book of Uncle Jesse (short story)

The Housekeeper (Minneapolis), August 1909, 8–9. Scrapbook 12.

Collected: Along the Shore: Tales by the Sea, by L.M. Montgomery, edited by Rea Wilmshurst (McClelland and Stewart, 1989), 33–47. Twice upon a Time: Selected Stories, 1898–1939, 84–94.

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Before Storm (poem)

The Canadian Magazine (Toronto), November 1909, 44. Scrapbook 8.

First Line: There’s a grayness over the harbour like fear on the face of a woman

Collected: The Watchman and Other Poems, 18–19. The Poetry of Lucy Maud Montgomery, selected by John Ferns and Kevin McCabe (Markham, ON: Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 1987), 64. A World of Songs: Selected Poems, 1894–1921, 69.

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Anne of Green Gables (serialization)

17 instalments. The Family Herald and Weekly Star (Montreal), 1 December 1909–23 March 1910.

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Anne of Green Gables (serialization)

7 instalments. The Housewife (New York), December 1909, 3–5, 17, 26–27; January 1910, 12–13, 20, 23–24; February 1910, 8–9, 17, 22, 24; March 1910, 10–11, 17, third cover page; April 1910, 10–11, 21, third cover page; May 1910, 8–9, 14–15; June 1910, 17, 20, 22.

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