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The L.M. Montgomery Institute of U.P.E.I.
Welcome to the online home of the L.M. Montgomery Institute of UPEI. We hope that you find your visit to our pages both interesting and educational. We have done our best to include as much information about our programs, conferences, projects, and, of course, L.M. Montgomery and her life and works as possible but we certainly don't have everything! (At least, we don't have it all here yet!).
L.M. Montgomery achieved international fame in her lifetime, putting Prince Edward Island and Canada on the world literary map. A prolific writer, she published some 500 short stories and poems and twenty novels. Nineteen of the novels were set on Prince Edward Island, even though she lived in Ontario for the last thirty-one years of her life.
Today, Montgomery's novels, journals, letters, short stories, and poems are read and studied by general readers and scholars from around the world. Her writing appeals to people who love beauty and to those who struggle against oppression. In the Second World War, Polish soldiers were issued copies of Montgomery's novels to take to the front. A post-war Japan turned to Anne for lessons in optimism and imagination. A musical based on Montgomery's first best-seller, Anne of Green Gables, has drawn packed houses for over twenty-five years. Recent television movies and series based on her novels have had international success and have made Montgomery's name - again - a household word.
News from the LMMI
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- <b>Anne of Green Gables</b> Characters flashcards | Quizlet
- ANN ARBOR: All-girl cast presenting outdoor production of classic <b>...</b>
Montgomery Conference 2014 -- Call for Proposals!
Planning is already underway for the next Montgomery Conference, "L.M. Montgomery and War". This eleventh biennial offering of the Institute's International Conference will take place at UPEI June 26th - 29th, 2014. Please note that the deadline for proposals has moved up this year, to June 15th, 2013.
To read the full call for proposals, click here.
To submit a proposal, please use our secure online submission form.
We look forward to seeing you at the Conference next summer!
Introducing the Friends of the LMMI!
Launched at the 2012 LM Montgomery Institute Conference, the Friends of the LMMI works to raise funds to support the ongoing work of the Institute. Canadian donations to the Friends of the LM Montgomery Institute can now be made online (please see the Friends of the LMMI page for directions on targeting your gift to the Friends). US/International donors are asked to please contact Kim Roach (email@example.com * 902-894-2888) at UPEI Advancement Services directly, to ensure your gift is eligible for a tax receipt.
More information on donor recognition, including levels of support, as well as details on Friends-supported projects, is coming soon!