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Elizabeth Rollins Epperly

I investigate patterns of ideas and images in the works of writers, especially Anthony Trollope and Lucy Maud Montgomery.

Degrees: 

Ph.D., English Literature, Birkbeck College, University of London (1978).

M.A., Dalhousie University (1974).

B.A., University of Prince Edward Island (1973).

Position: 
Professor Emerita
Department: 
English
Faculty: 
Arts
Research Interests: 
  • written images and photographs
  • colours and shapes in images
  • metaphor (and the possible neural basis for metaphor)
  • synaesthesia
Citations: 

·         Imagining Anne: The Island Scrapbooks of L.M. Montgomery (Penguin, 2008; translated into Korean, 2009).

·         Through Lover’s Lane: L.M. Montgomery’s Photography and Visual Imagination (U of Toronto P, 2007).

·         Co-edited with Irene Gammel L.M. Montgomery and Canadian Culture (U of Toronto P, 1999).

·         The Fragrance of Sweet-Grass: L.M. Montgomery’s Heroines and the Pursuit of Romance (U of Toronto P, 1992).

·         Co-edited with Houston Stewart and Beth Percival The More We Get Together: Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women 1990 Conference Proceedings (Charlottetown, PEI: Gynergy P, 1992).

·         Co-edited with F.W.P. Bolger My Dear Mr. M.: Selected Letters from L.M. Montgomery to G.B. MacMillan (Oxford, 1992; McGraw-Hill Ryerson, 1980; translated into Japanese in 1980).

·         Patterns of Repetition in Trollope (Catholic U of America P, 1989).

·         Anthony Trollope’s Notes on the Old Drama (ELS Monograph Series, U of Victoria P, 1988).

·         Edited with L. Brehaut, G. King, L. Oughton, J.L. Turner Island Women: Our Prose and Poetry (Charlottetown, PEI: Ragweed P, 1982).

Full CV available by request