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Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud), 1874-1942
The complete journals of L.M. Montgomery : the PEI years, 1901-1911 / edited by Mary Henley Rubio and Elizabeth Hillman Waterston
Don Mills, Ont. : OUP Canada, 2013
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 4th Floor  PR9199.3.M6 Z462 2013    AVAILABLE
Subject Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud), 1874-1942 -- Diaries
Montgomery, L. M. (Lucy Maud), 1874-1942 -- Sources
Prince Edward Island -- Intellectual life -- 20th century
Physical Description viii, 434 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Summary "L.M. Montgomery (1874-1942) had begun keeping a private journal before she turned fifteen. From 1918 onward, she had carefully copied out her entries. She intended this detailed life record to be published posthumously. Montgomery's long-hidden version of her early life emerged as the bestselling Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery, Volumes I-V, first published in 1985. Twenty-five years ago, it seemed prudent to offer a tightly organized book with a strong central narrative, but this decision meant setting aside many entries on her personal tastes, her effusions over landscape, and her increasing bouts of depression
This publication covers Montgomery's early adult years, including her work as a newspaper editor in Halifax, Nova Scotia; her publishing career taking flight; the death of her grandmother; and her forthcoming marriage to a local clergyman. It also documents her own reflections on writing, her increasingly problematic mood swings and feelings of isolation, and her changing relationship with the world around her, particularly that of Prince Edward Island."--pub. desc
Alternate Author Rubio, Mary, 1939-
Waterston, Elizabeth, 1922-

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