The Collected Stories of Katherine Mansfield (Penguin Classics)


Jan 16, Pages. Although Katherine Mansfield was closely associated with D. Lawrence and something of a rival of Virginia Woolf, her stories suggest someone writing in a different era and in a vastly different English. Her language is as transparent as clean glass, yet hovers on the edge of poetry.

Collected Stories Of Katherine Mansfield

Her characters are passionate men and women swaddled in English reserve — and sometimes briefly breaking through. From the Trade Paperback edition. Something Childish and her journal and… More about Katherine Mansfield.

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How much ground Katherine Mansfield broke for her successors may not be realized. Her imagination kindled unlikely matter; she was to alter for good and all our idea of what goes to make a story. Fiction Classics Literary Fiction Category: Fiction Classics Literary Fiction. Also in Vintage Classics. Also by Katherine Mansfield. Constable and Company Ltd, London etc, Clean covers with gilt lettering on the spine, sound binding, clean pages and end-papers.

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Chapter 1 Books Published: Russell Books Ltd Condition: The collected short stories of the New Zealand authoress Katherine Mansfield. Softening of the back strip edges with rubbing of the book corners and lower book edges. Uniform light age toning of the text block edges and pages with scattered foxing. The front hinge has become a little "loose" with faint offset tanning also present.

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Previous owners name to the top edge of the free front end page and original bookseller's sticker to the lower edge of the front paste-down. Age toning of the pages. Creasing of the dustwrapper edges with sunning of the back strip. A few foxing spots to the verso of the dustwrapper and the laminate has started to live on the lower edge of the rear panel.

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This collection represents the whole range of her writing from short sharp studies to longer, richer tales, encompassing her three major volumes Bliss, The Garden Party and In a German Pension, along with fifteen unfinished stories published after her death. Lawrence and something of a rival of Virginia Woolf, her stories suggest someone writing in a different era and in a vastly different English. Brown boards, gilt titles, some bumping and shelf-wear, some foxing, grubby page edge. Would you like to report poor quality or formatting in this book? Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. She soon had three stories published in a Melbourne monthly and gained her father's consent to return to England.

Hard To Find Books. This is a Very Good Copy of this book in soft covers. One previous inscription to the front endpaper. The binding of the book is firm with no hinge weakness. We have just acquired a large and impressive collection of books by Katherine Mansfield or about her.

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Despite dying young at the age of 34 Katherine Mansfield had achieved a fierce reputation as one of the most talented writers of the modern short story in English. Admired by V Woolf and from From publications in periodicals like the New Age through to the five volumes of stories published before her death. She was seen ss innovative,clever,accessible and psychologically very aware and one of the pioneers in the creation of the short story. Richard Thornton Books Published: Wordsworth Press, Paperback, , Book Condition: Born in Wellinton, New Zealand in , she came to London in to attend Queen's College and returned permanently in This addition of The Collected Stories brings together all of the stories that Mansfield had written up until her death in January of With an introduction and head-notes, this volume allows the reader to become familiar with the complete range of Mansfield's work from the early, satirical stories set in Bavaria, through the luminous recollections of her childhood in New Zealand, and through the mature, deeply felt stories of her last years.