Anne of Green Gables Analysis
Epperly, Elizabeth R. The Fragrance of Sweet-Grass: L. M. Montgomery’s Heroines and the Pursuit of Romance. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1992. Anne is among the heroines discussed; bibliographical references and index are included.
Foster, Shirley, and Judy Simons. What Katy Read: Feminist Re-Readings of the “Classic” Stories for Girls. Iowa City: University of Iowa Press, 1995. Feminist readings of stories including Anne of Green Gables; bibliographical references and index.
Gillen, Mollie. The Wheel of Things: A Biography of L. M. Montgomery, Author of “Anne of Green Gables.” Toronto: Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 1975.
Montgomery, L. M. The Alpine Path: The Story of My Career. Toronto: Fitzhenry and Whiteside, 1974. Reprinted from Montgomery’s autobiographical articles written for Everywoman’s World, a Toronto periodical, in 1917.
Montgomery, L. M. The Annotated “Anne of Green Gables,” edited by Wendy E. Barry et al. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997. This edition of Montgomery’s novel adds critical analyses on both the work and its author.
Rootland, Nancy. Anne’s World, Maud’s World: The Sacred Sites of L. M. Montgomery. Halifax, N.S.: Nimbus, 1996. This interesting illustrated companion to Montgomery’s fiction shows literary landmarks related to the fiction of several Canadian authors including Montgomery. Includes maps and bibliographical references.
Rubio, Mary, ed. Harvesting Thistles: The Textual Garden of L. M. Montgomery. Contains essays on the novels and journals of Montgomery, with bibliographical references and an index.
Rubio, Mary, and Elizabeth Waterston. Writing a Life: L. M. Montgomery. Toronto: ECW Press, 1995. A biography of Montgomery including bibliographical references and an index.
Sorfleet, John R., ed. L. M. Montgomery: An Assessment. Toronto: Canadian Children’s Press, 1976. A collection of critical articles seeking to reassess Montgomery’s significance. Jean Little’s chapter “But What About Jane?” (pages 71 to 81) is especially good.