Revisiting <i>Anne of Green Gables</i> and Her Creator

  • Kathleen A. Miller University of Delaware


Every year, tourists invade Prince Edward Island looking for “Anne’s land,” the fictional landscape of Avonlea, as depicted in L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables (1908) and its seven sequels. There is something about Anne that has appealed to millions of girls. Now a new scholarly industry is trying to widen that appeal and to extend it beyond Anne to include the author behind her.

Author Biography

Kathleen A. Miller, University of Delaware
Kavid Beagley is Lecturer in Children's Literature and Literacy at La Trobe University's Bendigo campus, Victoria, Australia, where he teaches units in Genres, History, Australian and Post-colonial children's literature. He has previously taught in secondary schools, and has been a school and university librarian.