Anne’s World: A New Century of Anne of Green Gables » Room of Ben’s Own

November 2, 2009

From Room of Ben’s Own Anne’s World: A New Century of Anne of Green Gables Edited by Irene Gammel and Benjamin Lefebvre Toronto: University of Toronto Press, forthcoming in 2010 Synopsis The recent 100 year anniversary of the first publication of L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables has inspired renewed interest in one of Canada’s […]

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Learning w/ Anne of Green Gables

October 9, 2009

My slides of my “Learning w/ Anne of Green Gables: Educational Perspectives on New Media 4 Young Girls” talk at #IR10 (2.3meg pdf).

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Anne’s Diary and Biometric Scanning

January 24, 2009

Nora Young’s planning something on Anne’s Diary and biometric scanning: Spark | CBC Radio Anne’s Diary: What Do You Think? Just thought you’d like to know. I’m just finishing my chapter for Ben’s project that discusses the site.

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The heartbreaking truth about Anne’s creator

September 20, 2008
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globeandmail.com: The heartbreaking truth about Anne’s creator Despite her great success, it is known that she suffered from depression, that she was isolated, sad and filled with worry and dread for much of her life. But our family has never spoken publicly about the extent of her illness. What has never been revealed is that […]

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Margaret Atwood on Anne of Green Gables | The News is NowPublic.com

March 31, 2008

Margaret Atwood on Anne of Green Gables | The News is NowPublic.com includes one of my photos. It is of the unveiling of the Anne of Green Gables coin.

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Poland joins worldwide celebrations of the birth centenary of Anne Shirley

March 10, 2008

The News | Culture Poland joins worldwide celebrations of the birth centenary of Anne Shirley, the heroine of a series of books by the Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery.   Anne of Green Gables, the first book of the series, was published on 20 June 1908.   The Krakow-based Wydawnictwo Literackie (Literary Publishers), the Polish […]

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L.M. Montgomery – a photoset on Flickr

February 13, 2008

I’ve just updated L.M. Montgomery – a photoset on Flickr to include 38 photos from last night’s launch of Budge Wilson’s new book Before Green Gables, and Elizabeth Epperly’s Imagining Anne: The Island Scrapbooks of L.M. Montgomery at the ROM last night. Also unveiled were the new Anne coin, a new stamp, and a girl […]

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Jason’s Photo Credits

January 13, 2008
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These are three screen grabs Mune-chan sent us from “Welcome to Anne’s World” a TV special that played on NHK educational in Japan January 3, and rebroadcast on January 12th. I took the first photograph of Luella (LM Montgomery’s grand daughter), and we sent along the letter Luella wrote (second picture) and the final one […]

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Website not a kindred spirit, says Anne authority

January 11, 2008

I talked about this on the blog while back (see Anne’s Diary and Anne’s Diary Holds First Test Group ). It seemed problematic, and I couldn’t figure out what right they had to use the name Anne. I had some polite email with some folks there, but there wasn’t much to report. Of course the […]

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Rare issue of Ika available for sale

January 6, 2008

児童文学評論家【赤木かん子】Official Site – リニューアルセール is selling old issues of Ika, a japanese ‘zine. Yuka edited and illustrated issue 45 back in 1992, with help from me and Nami Hattori. It is available for 600 yen ($6), and it includes an early article (translated into Japanese) on how to access Anne of Green Gables information on […]

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