Anne of Green Gables

Anne of Green Gables

Authoritative Text, Backgrounds, Criticism

Book - 2007
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Since its publication in 1908, Anne of Green Gables has beenan enduring bestseller and arguably Canada?s most famousnovel.

This Norton Critical Edition offers an unrivaled selection ofcontextual and critical material, edited by two leading Montgomeryscholars. ?Backgrounds? brings together fourteenrelevant excerpts from Montgomery?s journals, letters, andjuvenilia along with literary selections from, among others, SirWalter Scott, Byron, Caroline Oliphant, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow,and Louisa May Alcott. The cultural context of Anne of Green Gablesis explored through the writings of Carole Gerson, Kate Wood, andMary Henley Rubio. ?Criticism? is divided into?Early Reviews and Responses? and ?ModernCritical Views.? Eight reviews from 1908 to 1942 includeCanadian, American, and British assessments. Critical essays areprovided by, among others, Northrop Frye, Elizabeth Epperly, T. D.MacLulich, Juliet McMaster, Carol Shields, Margaret Atwood, andElizabeth Waterston. A Chronology and Selected Bibliography arealso included.

Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2007
ISBN: 9780393926958
Characteristics: xiii, 445 p. : ill. --


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