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Katherine Mansfield

Short story writer Katherine Mansfield

Full Name: Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp
Profession: Short story writer

New Zealand
New Zealand

Biography: Katherine Mansfield was born in New Zealand and set much of her work there also though she lived most of her adult life in Euopre, Primarily a short story writer, Mansfield's most famous collections include "Bliss" and "The Garden Party".

Born: October 14, 1888
Birthplace: Wellington, New Zealand

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Libra

Died: January 9, 1923 (aged 34)
Cause of Death: Tuberculosis

Historical Events

  • 1922-02-04 First part of Katherine Mansfield's short story "The Garden Party" appears in the Saturday Westminster Gazette

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