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Katherine Mansfield : a secret life

Author: Claire Tomalin
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1988, ©1987.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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An account of the life of the gifted, beautiful, but strangely secretive writer provides a glimpse of the competitive London literary scene between 1908 and 1923 and of such literary figures as D.H. Lawrence and VIrginia Woolf.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Tomalin, Claire.
Katherine Mansfield.
New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1988, ©1987
(OCoLC)570799651
Named Person: Katherine Mansfield; Katherine Mansfield; Katherine Mansfield
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Tomalin
ISBN: 0394568478 9780394568478
OCLC Number: 17353364
Description: 292 pages, [16] leaves of plates : portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: 'The favourite of the gods' --
Queen's: 'My wasted, wasted early girlhood' --
New Zealand 1907: 'The suitable appropriate existence' --
London 1908: new women --
'My wonderful, splendid husband' --
Bavaria 1909: 'Käthe Beauchamp-Bowden, Schriftstellerin' --
The new age: 'You taught me to write, you taught me to think' --
'Make me your mistress' --
'All I remember is sunshine and gaiety' --
1914: 'Other people, other things' --
Cornwall 1916: 'A whole spring full of blue-bells' --
1918: 'A great black bird' --
'He ought not to have married' --
'A brother one loves' --
'A sense of being like' --
'I am a writer first' --
Read as much love as you like into this letter' --
'I want to work' --
'What is going to happen to us all?'
Responsibility: Claire Tomalin.

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An account of the life of the gifted, beautiful, but strangely secretive writer provides a glimpse of the competitive London literary scene between 1908 and 1923 and of such literary figures as D.H. Lawrence and VIrginia Woolf.

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