Katherine Mansfield

Katherine Mansfield

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 brilliant group of writers who made the London of the period the centre of the literary world.Nevertheless, Mansfield was a New Zealand writer - she could not have written as she did had she not gone to live in England and France, but she could not have done her best work if she had not had firm roots in her native land. She used her memories in her writing from the beginning, people, the places, even the colloquial speech of the country form the fabric of much of her best work.Mansfield's stories were the first of significance in English to be written without a conventional plot. Supplanting the strictly structured plots of her predecessors in the genre (Edgar Allan Poe, Rudyard Kipling, H. G. Wells), Mansfield concentrated on one moment, a crisis or a turning point, rather than on a sequence of events. The plot is secondary to mood and characters. The stories are innovative in many other ways. They feature simple things - a doll's house or a charwoman. Her imagery, frequently from nature, flowers, wind and colours, set the scene with which readers can identify easily.Themes too are universal: human isolation, the questioning of traditional roles of men and women in society, the conflict between love and disillusionment, idealism and reality, beauty and ugliness, joy and suffering and the inevitabilty of these paradoxes. Oblique narration (influenced by Chekhov but certainly developed by Mansfield) includes the use of symbolism - the doll's house lamp, the fly, the pear tree - hinting at the hidden layers of meaning. Suggestion and implication replace direct detail.
Katherine Mansfield
The Gar­den Party and Other Sto­ries
Katherine Mansfield
The Garden Party and Other Stories
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The Short Stories Of Katherine Mansfield, Katherine Mansfield
In A German Pension, Katherine Mansfield
Katherine Mansfield
In A German Pension
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The Aloe, Katherine Mansfield
Katherine Mansfield
The Aloe
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Womens Short Stories 1, Kate Chopin, Katherine Mansfield, Virginia Woolf
Kate Chopin, Katherine Mansfield, Virginia Woolf
Womens Short Stories 1
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The Best Short Stories of Katherine Mansfield, Katherine Mansfield
The Katherine Mansfield Megapack, Katherine Mansfield
Prelude, Katherine Mansfield
Katherine Mansfield
Prelude
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The Garden Party and Other Stories, Katherine Mansfield
The Poetry Of Katherine Mansfield, Katherine Mansfield
Katherine Mansfield – The Short Stories – Volume 3, Katherine Mansfield
Katherine Mansfield – The Short Stories – Volume 2, Katherine Mansfield
At the Bay, Katherine Mansfield
Katherine Mansfield
At the Bay
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Bliss, and Other Stories, Katherine Mansfield
Katherine Mansfield
Bliss, and Other Stories
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The Garden Party, Katherine Mansfield
Katherine Mansfield
The Garden Party
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The Complete Short Stories of Katherine Mansfield, Katherine Mansfield
Katherine Mansfield
The Complete Short Stories of Katherine Mansfield
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The Complete Works of Katherine Mansfield, Katherine Mansfield
Katherine Mansfield
The Complete Works of Katherine Mansfield
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KATHERINE MANSFIELD Ultimate Collection: 100+ Short Stories & Poems in One Volume, Katherine Mansfield
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