The Looking Glass : New Perspectives on Children's Literature, Vol 13, No 2 (2009)

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Revisiting Anne of Green Gables and Her Creator

Kathleen A. Miller

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Every year, tourists invade Prince Edward Island looking for “Anne’s land,” the fictional landscape of Avonlea, as depicted in L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables (1908) and its seven sequels. There is something about Anne that has appealed to millions of girls. Now a new scholarly industry is trying to widen that appeal and to extend it beyond Anne to include the author behind her.

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The Looking Glass: new perspectives on children's literature

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