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Two Perspectives on the Circumstances of
L.M. Montgomery's Death:
Was It Suicide or an Accident?
 

At the following link, read Lucy Maud suffered 'unbearable psychological pain' and The heartbreaking truth about Anne's creator -- the link to it is on the same page.

http://v1.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20080924.wmontgomery24/BNStory/mentalhealth/

Hear Dr. Mary Rubio, LMM biographer, speak about the two interpretations at:
http://www.lmmrc.ca/conference/proceedings.html
 

CBC News article:
http://www.cbc.ca/news/arts/books/story/2008/09/22/pe-montgomery-suicide.html

Reaction from Prince Edward Island Montgomery scholar, Dr. Elizabeth Epperly.

Lucy Maud Montgomery named The Guardian's 2008 Newsmaker of Year

Revisiting Anne of Green Gables and Her Creator by Kathleen A. Miller
from The Looking Glass : New Perspectives on Children's Literature, Vol 13, No 2 (2009)


For a look at L.M. Montgomery's life and work (her books, journals, letters, photography, and scrapbooks) as they are included in academics and women's studies, see our links page as well as a complete listing of publications related to L.M Montgomery at:http://lmmresearch.org/bibliography/
 
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An example of Montgomery study:
 
Reimer, Mavis, ed. Such a Simple Little Tale: Critical Responses to L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables. Metuchen, NJ: Children’s Literature Association and Scarecrow, 1992. [Paperback edition, 2003.]
      "Queer Children" : L.M. Montgomery's Heroines - Muriel A. Whitaker
      The Decline Of Anne : Matron vs. Child - Gillian Thomas
      Progressive Utopia : Or, How To Grow Up Without Growing Up - Perry Nodelman
      Calling Back The Ghost Of The Old-Time Heroine : Duncan, Montgomery, Atwood, Laurence and Munro - Catherine Ross
      The Uses of Setting in "Anne Of Green Gables" - Marilyn Solt
      "Anne Of Green Gables" : The Architect Of Adolescence - Mary Rubio
      L.M. Montgomery's Portraits of the Artist : Realism, Idealism and the Domestic Imagination - T.D. MacLulich
      "Kindred Spirits" All : Green Gables Revisited - Carol Gay
      Sexism Down on the Farm? : "Anne Of Green Gables" - Janet Weiss-Townsend
      Community and the Individual in "Anne Of Green Gables" :The Meaning Of Belonging - Susan Drain
      Journeys of the Mother in the World of Green Gables - Nancy Huse
      The Female Bildungsroman in Nineteenth Century America :
      Parameters of a Vision - Eve Kornfield and Susan Jackson
      "Anne Of Green Gables"- A Girls Reading - Temma F. Berg
 
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