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Katherine Mansfield and Literary Modernism

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A reinterpretation of Katherine Mansfield's work that expands our understanding of her place in Modernism.

This collection of wide-ranging and stimulating essays attests to the renewed and burgeoning interest in the work of Katherine Mansfield... the sophisticated and innovative analyses offered in this collection stand as a fitting tribute to a writer who herself was intent on exploring 'what lies beneath the rich strange surfaces'. This collection not only sheds a new light on a writer frequently sidelined in critical work in modernist studies, but importantly opens a clear pathway for further re-evaluation of Mansfield's role in the production of British modernism and our understandings of its many complexities.

Janet Wilson is Professor of English and Postcolonial Studies at the University of Northampton, UK, Research Fellow in New Zealand Studies at Birkbeck, University of London, and Co-Editor of the Journal of Postcolonial Writing. Gerri Kimber is a Senior Lecturer in English at the University of Northampton. She is Series Editor of the four-volume Collected Works of Katherine Mansfield.


A reinterpretation of Katharine Mansfield's work that expands our understanding of her place in Modernism.

Preface Janet Wilson, Gerri Kimber, Sue Reid \ Introduction: Katherine Mansfield and Literary Modernism J. Lawrence Mitchell \ Part I: Mansfield and Modernism I: Philosophy and Fiction \ 1. Mansfield, Rhythm and the Émigré Connection Gerri Kimber \ 2. Katherine Mansfield, Rhythm and Henri Bergson Eiko Nakano \ 3. The Famous New Zealand Mag.- Story Writer: Katherine Mansfield, Periodical Publishing and the Short Story Jenny McDonnell \ 4. 'Authentic Existence' and the Characters of Katherine Mansfield Miroslawa Kubasiewizc \ Part II: Mansfield and Modernism II: Self, Voice and Other \ 5. Elusiveness of the World and a Person: The Borders of Cognition in Katherine Mansfield's Stories Joanna Kokot \ 6. Un-Defining the Self in the Stories of Katherine Mansfield Nancy Gray \ 7. '-Ah, what is it? - that I heard': Voice and Affect in Katherine Mansfield's Short Fictions Anne Besnault-Levita \ 8. Kezia in Wonderland Delphine Soulhat \ Part III: Mansfield: Class and Gender \ 9. 'The Women in the Stor(y)': Disjunctive Vision in Mansfield's 'The Aloe' Bruce Harding \ 10. 'A City of One's Own': Women, Social Class and London in Katherine Mansfield's Short Stories Ana Belén López Pérez \ 11. 'My Insides Are All Twisted Up': When Distortion and the Grotesque became 'the same job' in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf Gerardo Rodríguez Salas with Isabel María Andrés Cuevas \ 12. 'On the Subject of Maleness': The `Different Worlds of Katherine Mansfield and D. H. Lawrence Susan Reid \ Part IV: Mansfield: Biography/Autobiography \ 13. The Mansfield Legacy Kathleen Jones \ 14. 'My Many Selves': A Reassessment of Katherine Mansfield's Journal Valérie Baisnée \ 15. 'Blue with Cold': Coldness in the Works of Katherine Mansfield Janka Kacáková \ 16. Katherine Mansfield's Menagerie Melinda Harvey \ Notes on Contributors \ Index


Titel: Katherine Mansfield and Literary Modernism
EAN: 9781441111302
ISBN: 978-1-4411-1130-2
Format: Fester Einband
Herausgeber: Bloomsbury Academic
Genre: Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaften
Anzahl Seiten: 240
Gewicht: 503g
Größe: H234mm x B156mm
Veröffentlichung: 05.05.2011
Jahr: 2011