Bliss and other stories , By Katherine Mansfield (Original Classics): Kathleen Mansfield Murry

Bliss and other stories , By Katherine Mansfield (Original Classics): Kathleen Mansfield Murry

by Katherine Mansfield

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A collection of short stories by Katherine Mansfield, widely recognized as one of the greatest writers of her period, that capture with accuracy those emotionally-charged moments when an individual is most revealing.
Prelude --
Je ne parle pas francais --
Bliss --
The wind blows --
Psychology --
Pictures --
The man without a temperament --
Mr. Reginald Peacock's day --
Sun and moon --
Feuille d'album --
A dill pickle --The little governess --
Revelations --
The escape
Kathleen Mansfield Murry (14 October 1888 - 9 January 1923) was a prominent New Zealand modernist short story writer who was born and brought up in colonial New Zealand and wrote under the pen name of Katherine Mansfield. At 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.Mansfield was born Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp in 1888 into a socially prominent family in Wellington, New Zealand. Her father was a banker and she was a cousin of the author Countess Elizabeth von Arnim. She had two older sisters, a younger sister and a younger brother, born in 1894. Her father, Harold Beauchamp, became the chairman of the Bank of New Zealand and was knighted. Her grandfather was Arthur Beauchamp, who briefly represented the Picton electorate in Parliament. In 1893 the Mansfield family moved from Thorndon to Karori, where Mansfield spent the happiest years of her childhood. She used some of her memories of this time as an inspiration for the "Prelude" story...

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781535379632
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 07/20/2016
Pages: 114
Product dimensions: 7.99(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.24(d)

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