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Montgomery, L. M.

(Lucy Maud Montgomery), 1874–1942, Canadian novelist, b. Prince Edward Island. Her first novel, Anne of Green Gables (1908), met with immediate success and has been widely translated. Anne Shirley, the novel's heroine, is a spirited, witty young girl with red hair and a wild imagination. The novel's sequels include Anne of Avonlea (1909), Chronicles of Avonlea (1912), Anne of the Island (1915), and Anne's House of Dreams (1917). In all, she wrote 20 novels, nearly all of which are set in her native province, and some 500 short stories and poems.
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Reghan Hope knows how to seize the spotlight and make it burn brightly, bringing such blunt force vitality and endearing fortitude to Lucy Maud Montgomery's beloved Anne Shirley, that it's only a matter of time before Sally Howe's resistant Marilla Cuthbert throws up her hands in surrender and falls in love with this whirling dervish of an orphan.
It was poignant to stand in the room where Lucy Maud Montgomery was married and read one of her last letters to a friend.
Charis Cotter takes you into the lives of the following authors: Lucy Maud Montgomery, Clive Staples Lewis, Elwyn Brooks White, Madeleine L'Engle, Philip Pullman, and Christopher Paul Curtis.
The ninth Anne of Green Gables book by Lucy Maud Montgomery is to be published in its entirety, revealing a darker side to the writer's work.
Pullum believes that Strunk and White based "their grammar claims on intuition and prejudice rather than established literary usage." He tests one instruction--"With none, use the singular verb when the word means 'no one' or 'not one"--by searching the texts of Oscar Wilde's Importance of Being Earnest, Bram Stoker's Dracula, and Lucy Maud Montgomery's Anne of Avonlea.
Of the many books that Lucy Maud Montgomery (1874-1942) penned, she is best known for Anne of Green Gables, which celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2008.
Lucy Maud Montgomery herself certainly would have been surprised at the extent to which her character has endeared itself to people all over the world.
York's book helped to convince me that the late nineteenth-century and early twentieth-century mass-market of books, newspapers, and public readings was sufficient for the creation of celebrity, or at least its unmistakable prototype, for writers such as Pauline Johnson, Stephen Leacock, Mazo de la Roche, and Lucy Maud Montgomery. York compares these writers with later ones, suggesting that Leacock and Michael Ondaatje responded similarly to celebrity by carefully protecting their privacy and that "the canny interventions of Margaret Atwood into her own celebrity representations find their historical precedent in the clear-eyed awareness of [...] Montgomery" (167).
Using case studies of Margaret Atwood, Michael Ondaatje, Carol Shields, and earlier authors Pauline Johnson, Stephen Leacock, Mazo de la Roche, and Lucy Maud Montgomery, she discusses how each has responded to fame and how citizenship has played a key role.
Touching on many aspects of Canada's political and social history, the show features some of the most iconic historical Canadian artifacts in the country: a 1709 Hudson's Bay Company map of the Hudson's Bay and Straits; the 1982 Proclamation of the Canadian Constitution Act; Lucy Maud Montgomery's original manuscript for Anne of Green Gables (1905); Walter S.
A sequel to Canada's longest-running and most beloved musical, "Anne of Green Gables," which has been a mainstay of Prince Edward Island's Charlottetown Festival since 1965, "Anne and Gilbert," like its predecessor, is based on the books by Lucy Maud Montgomery.
Included are: Jane Austen, Harriet Beecher Stowe, George Eliot, Louisa May Alcott, Lucy Maud Montgomery, Toni Morrison, Joy Kogawa, Judy Blume, Margaret Atwood, and J.K.