Who is Katherine Mansfield

Kathleen Mansfield Murry (née Beauchamp; 14 October 1888 – 9 January 1923) was a New Zealand writer, essayist and journalist, widely considered one of the most influential and important authors of the modernist movement. Her works are celebrated across the world, and have been published in 25 languages.Born and raised in a house on Tinakori Road in the Wellington suburb of Thorndon, Mansfield was the third child in the Beauchamp family. After being raised by her parents and her beloved grandmother, she began school in Karori with her sisters before attending Wellington Girls' College. The Beauchamp girls later switched to the elite Fitzherbert Terrace School, where Mansfield became friends with Maata Mahapuku, who became a muse for early work and with whom she is believed to have had a ...
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Katherine Mansfield Poems

  • Very Early Spring
    The fields are snowbound no longer;
    There are little blue lakes and flags of tenderest green.
    The snow has been caught up into the sky--
    So many white clouds--and the blue of the sky is cold. ...
  • The Candle
    By my bed, on a little round table
    The Grandmother placed a candle.
    She gave me three kisses telling me they were three
    dreams ...
  • A Little Boy's Dream
    To and fro, to and fro
    In my little boat I go
    Sailing far across the sea
    All alone, just little me. ...
  • The Opal Dream Cave
    In an opal dream cave I found a fairy:
    Her wings were frailer than flower petals,
    Frailer far than snowflakes.
    She was not frightened, but poised on my finger, ...
  • Grown-up Talk
    Half-Past-Six and I were talking
    In a very grown-up way;
    We had got so tired with running
    That we did not want to play. ...
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Away 18 Dark 17 Play 16 Sky 16 White 16 Sea 16 Night 15 Song 15 Never 15 Child 15


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Bhumrobhumro: the story of an hour by kate chopin all of the short stories in her body and other parties by carmen maria machado a good man is hard to find by flannery o conner the lottery by shirley jackson - a solid 10/10 banger i like the vibe of katherine mansfield s short stories.
Benspared: katherine mansfield, writing over 100 years ago: to spend all the best years of one's life sitting on a stool from nine to five, scratching in somebody's ledger! it's a queer use to make of one's...one and only life, isn't it?
9h2_mm: "you are all about me, i seem to breathe you, hear you, feel you in me and of me" - katherine mansfield
Thisismehak: "you are all about me i seem to - breathe you - hear you - feel you in me and of me." - katherine mansfield
Azad1_khayal: "you are all about me i seem to - breathe you - hear you - feel you in me and of me." - katherine mansfield
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