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Katherine Mansfield
Katherine Mansfield Beauchamp Murry was a prominent modernist writer of short fiction who was born and brought up in colonial New Zealand and wrote under the pen name of Katherine Mansfield. When she was 19, Mansfield left New Zealand and settled in the United Kingdom, where she became a friend... show more
Katherine Mansfield Beauchamp Murry was a prominent modernist writer of short fiction who was born and brought up in colonial New Zealand and wrote under the pen name of Katherine Mansfield. When she was 19, Mansfield left New Zealand and settled in the United Kingdom, where she became a friend of modernist writers such as D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf. In 1917 she was diagnosed with extrapulmonary tuberculosis, which led to her death at the age of 34.
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Birth date: 14-10-1888
Died: 09-01-1923
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Merle
Merle rated it 10 months ago
This is a collection of sharply-observed short stories, very well-written, that bring their realistic characters and vivid scenes quickly to life. I admired but didn’t love them; Mansfield was (famously as it turns out) less focused on plot than on character and mood, and I like stronger endings to ...
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Bettie's Books rated it 5 years ago
ers Read from September 07 to October 06, 2015 http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b007647w 1/4: Marriage a la Mode: Isobel has a happy marriage until she falls in with a racy set and begins to neglect her adoring husband. Read by Emilia Fox. 2/4: The Doll's House: The Burnell children invite their c...
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Bettie's Books rated it 5 years ago
bookshelves: shortstory-shortstories-novellas, lit-richer, autumn-2014 Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Laura Read from November 06 to 07, 2014 Portrait of Mansfield at Looe in Cornwall, 1918 by Anne Estelle RiceRead here: http://biblioklept.org/2012/12/04/rea...Opening: Eleven o’clock. A knock at ...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 5 years ago
bookshelves: autumn-2014, shortstory-shortstories-novellas, lit-richer Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Laura Read from November 05 to 06, 2014 Portrait of Mansfield at Looe in Cornwall, 1918 by Anne Estelle RiceRead here: http://biblioklept.org/2013/06/05/the...Opening: With despair—cold, sharp de...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it 5 years ago
bookshelves: autumn-2014, shortstory-shortstories-novellas Read on November 05, 2014 Description: In this short story by Katherine Mansfield, an unidentified narrator is left in charge of Mrs. Raddick’s children while their mother keeps her friend, Mrs. MacEwen, company at the casino. At twelve...
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