"Just Like Manitoba": Didacticism, Universalism, Eurocentrism
A review of Naomi: The Strawberry Blonde of Pippu Town, by Karmel Schreyer.
Benjamin Lefebvre, an Assistant Professor of English at the University of Winnipeg and Research Associate at the Centre for Young People's Texts and Cultures , has published extensively on adolescent literature and culture. In August 2007, he will take up a postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Alberta, where he will trace L. M. Montgomery's cultural capital and its relationship to the transnational circulation of dominant images of Canada. He is currently preparing Montgomery’s unpublished final novel, The Blythes Are Quoted, for publication.