L. M. Montgomery

Standard Name: Montgomery, L. M.
Birth Name: Lucy Maud Montgomery
Pseudonym: Maud Cavendish
Married Name: Lucy Maud Macdonald
LMM is known around the world as the creator of the Anne of Green Gables books, an enormously popular series of novels written primarily for children about a red-headed girl growing up in Prince Edward Island, Canada. In addition to some novels aimed at a more adult audience, she also produced undistinguished poetry and some journalism. Her voluminous diaries have also attracted critical attention, and she maintained lengthy correspondences with friends Ephraim Weber and George MacMillan .
Black and white photograph of L. M. Montgomery, seated in a high-backed chair. Her hair is short, she has round, wire-rimmed glasses. and she looks straight at the camera. She is wearing a black dress with white detail on the collar and a white bow at the neck, a pearl necklace, and a white hat with a wide black riband. Her name is signed across the photo.
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Education Patricia Beer
She then went on to attend a council school. Until about the age of ten her imaginative life was coloured by the children's books of Hesba Stretton , Mrs O. F. Walton , and Amy Le Feuvre
Education Rosemary Sutcliff
Princess Elizabeth Orthopaedic Hospital functioned in RS 's life rather like an intermittently attended boarding school. There she joined the Girl Guides , earned a badge and won a medal. There too she once had...
Intertextuality and Influence Shena Mackay
The book blends the ordinary and extraordinary. The two girls devour books: Anna Sewell 's Black Beauty, The Valley of Doom, Louisa May Alcott 's Little Women, Lucy Maud Montgomery 's Anne...
Theme or Topic Treated in Text Margaret Atwood
Subjects include English women writers Virginia Woolf , Antonia Fraser , Marina Warner , and Hilary Mantel , Americans Toni Morrison and Ursula Le Guin, as well as the reluctant Canadian Susanna Moodie and...


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