Celebrating Katherine Mansfield: A Centenary Volume of Essays by G. KimberCelebrating Katherine Mansfield: A Centenary Volume of Essays by G. Kimber

Celebrating Katherine Mansfield: A Centenary Volume of Essays

byG. KimberEditorGerri Kimber

Hardcover | April 28, 2011

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A revisionist study of Mansfield as a profoundly colonial yet daringly experimental writer, at the forefront of modernism. The essays in this volume draw on the complete journals, letters and stories, to reveal Mansfield as a modernist who transcended her artistic influences through a supreme understanding of voice, being and subjectivity.
ELLEKE BOEHMER Professor of World Literature in English, University of Oxford, UK DELIA DA SOUSA CORREA Senior Lecturer in English, Open University, UK CLARE HANSON Professor of English, University of Southampton, UK ANNA JACKSON Lecturer in English Literature, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand SYDNEY JANET KAPLAN Professo...
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Title:Celebrating Katherine Mansfield: A Centenary Volume of EssaysFormat:HardcoverDimensions:241 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0.88 inPublished:April 28, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:023027773X

ISBN - 13:9780230277731

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Abbreviations Notes on Contributors Introduction; G.Kimber & J.Wilson PART I: BIOGRAPHICAL READINGS AND FICTION Signing Off: Katherine Mansfield's Last Year; V.O'Sullivan Katie and Chummie: Death in the Family; J.L.Mitchell 'A Furious Bliss': Katherine Mansfield and John Middleton Murry 1916-1918; S.J.Kaplan PART II: MANSFIELD AND MODERNITY Mansfield as Colonial Modernist: Difference Within; E.Boehmer Leaping into the Eyes - Mansfield as a Cinematic Writer; S.Sandley Katherine Mansfield and Music: Nineteenth-Century Echoes; D.da Sousa Correa 'Is This Play?' Katherine Mansfield's Playframes; J.K.Stotz PART III: PSYCHOANALYTICAL READINGS Katherine Mansfield's Uncanniness; C.Hanson A Trickle of Voice: Katherine Mansfield and the Modernist Moment of Being; J.Paccaud-Huguet 'Ah, what is it? - that I heard'. The Sense of Wonder in Katherine Mansfield's Stories and Poems; A.Mounic Cold Brains and Birthday Cake: The Art of 'Je ne parle pas français'; A.Smith PART IV: AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND FICTION 'Where is Katherine?': Longing and (Un)belonging in Katherine Mansfield's Art and Life; J.Wilson Mansfield and Dickens: 'I am not reading Dickens idly'; A.Smith 'Not always swift and breathless': Katherine Mansfield and the Familiar Letter; A.Jackson Meetings with 'The Great Ghost'; C.K.Stead Select Bibliography Index