Katherine Mansfield

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Katherine Mansfield


Born
in Wellington, New Zealand
October 14, 1888

Died
January 09, 1923

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Anton Chekhov


Kathleen Mansfield Murry was a prominent New Zealand modernist writer of short fiction who wrote under the pen name of Katherine Mansfield.

Katherine Mansfield is widely considered one of the best short story writers of her period. A number of her works, including "Miss Brill", "Prelude", "The Garden Party", "The Doll's House", and later works such as "The Fly", are frequently collected in short story anthologies. Mansfield also proved ahead of her time in her adoration of Russian playwright and short story writer Anton Chekhov, and incorporated some of his themes and techniques into her writing.

Katherine Mansfield was part of a "new dawn" in English literature with T S Elliot, James Joyce and Virginia Woolf. She was associated with the bril
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Miss Brill

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3.59 avg rating — 1,184 ratings — published 1920 — 11 editions
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Bliss & Other Stories

3.96 avg rating — 929 ratings — published 1920 — 79 editions
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The Garden Party

3.61 avg rating — 745 ratings — published 1922 — 40 editions
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Bliss

3.66 avg rating — 530 ratings — published 1918 — 13 editions
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In a German Pension: 13 Sto...

3.75 avg rating — 612 ratings — published 1911 — 67 editions
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3.97 avg rating — 821 ratings — published 1948 — 24 editions
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Something Childish But Very...

3.57 avg rating — 318 ratings — published 1924 — 9 editions
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