The Life of Katherine Mansfield
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Published by Penguin (Non-Classics) .
Written in English


  • 20th century,
  • Biography & Autobiography / General,
  • Mansfield, Katherine,,
  • Authors, New Zealand,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Biography,
  • 1888-1923,
  • Mansfield, Katherine

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ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9301477M
ISBN 10014006219X
ISBN 109780140062199

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  The complete classic stories by New Zealand's most famous writer. Unlike many selected editions, this is a complete collection of all 75 of Katherine Mansfield's finished stories taken from her five books: Bliss, The Garden Party, The Doves' Nest, Something Childish and In a German Pension. Virginia Woolf claimed that Mansfield's writing was 'The only writing I have ever been jealous of.'. Katherine Mansfield is New Zealand’s most internationally famous author. She was a writer of short stories, poetry, letters, journals and reviews, and changed the way the short story was written in the English language. She was a rebel and a modernist who lived her short life of 34 years to the full. Her life spanned a time when gender roles. I have recently read the collected stories of Katherine Mansfield in advance of a visit to her birthplace of Wellington, New Zealand. Born into a wealthy family in Wellington, Katherine was sent to a private boarding school in London, changing her life’s by: Katherine Mansfield () published three collections of short stories-In a German Pension, Bliss, and The Garden Party-during her tragically short life, and was acclaimed as one of modernism’s most daring and original writers.

Katherine Mansfield Biography. Katherine Mansfield lived an unorthodox life, especially for the Victorian era in which she lived. She was a writer from a young age, as well as an accomplished cellist. LibraryThing Review User Review - mudville - LibraryThing. As far as I know, this is still considered to be the definitive Mansfield biography. Katherine Mansfield is a writer easy to fall in love with: her short stories have a quality of naturalness and. Katherine Mansfield (Octo – January 9, ), best known for her mastery of the short story form, was born in Wellington, New Zealand as Katherine Mansfield Beauchamp. She’s recognized for revolutionizing the modern English short story. Alpers’s The Life of Katherine Mansfield (), successor to his ground-breaking Katherine Mansfield, A Biography (), remains the fullest and essential account of her life. Other biographical studies include Ruth Elvish Mantz and J.M. Murry, The Life of Katherine Mansfield (), Jeffrey Meyers, Katherine Mansfield () and Claire.

Get this from a library! The life of Katherine Mansfield. [Antony Alpers] -- Brings to light Mansfield's relationships with Virginia Woolf and D.H. Lawrence, her unhappy and occasionally bisexual liaisons, her affair and marriage with John Middleton Murry, her desperate. Kathleen Mansfield Murry (née Beauchamp; 14 October – 9 January ) was a prominent New Zealand modernist short story writer and poet who was born and brought up in colonial New Zealand and wrote under the pen name of Katherine the age of 19, she left New Zealand and settled in England, where she became a friend of writers such as D. H. Lawrence and Virginia : Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp, 14 October . Looking for books by Katherine Mansfield? See all books authored by Katherine Mansfield, including The Garden Party and Other Stories, and Chloe Plus Olivia: An Anthology of Lesbian Literature from the 17th Century to the Present, and more on Katherine Mansfield, pseudonym of Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp, married name Kathleen Mansfield Murry, (born Octo , Wellington, New Zealand—died January 9, , Gurdjieff Institute, near Fontainebleau, France), New Zealand-born English master of the short story, who evolved a distinctive prose style with many overtones of delicate stories, focused upon psychological.