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Selected Stories: Text Classics

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Katherine Mansfield

Introduction by Emily Perkins

Here in one volume are twenty-three of the finest stories by Katherine Mansfield. Considered one of the finest short-story writers of the twentieth century, Mansfield was from a young age heavily influenced by Anton Chekhov, a master of the form.

This new selection, with an introduction by the novelist Emily Perkins, ranges across Mansfield’s oeuvre and shows the New Zealander’s dazzling brilliance.

STORIES IN THIS COLLECTION

At the Bay 
The Lady’s Maid 
Mr. and Mrs. Dove 
The Garden Party 
Marriage à la Mode 
The Daughters of the Late Colonel 
The Life of Ma Parker 
Bliss 
The Fly 
The Doll’s House 
Her First Ball 
An Ideal Family 
The Escape 
The Little Governess 
Pictures 
Mr. Reginald Peacock’s Day 
The Luft Bad 
Miss Brill 
A Birthday 
Je ne parle pas français 
Psychology 
A Dill Pickle 
The Tiredness of Rosabel

Katherine Mansfield
About the Author

Katherine Mansfield was born in Wellington in 1888 and left for London in 1903 to finish her schooling. After travelling in Europe she returned to New Zealand in 1906 and started writing stories, some of which were published in Australia. Two years later, intent on becoming a professional writer, she again went to London.

Mansfield began...

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Extent:
416pp
Format:
Paperback
Text publication date:
24 October 2012
First published:
2012
ISBN:
9781922079503
AU Price:
$12.95
NZ Price:
$15.99
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    ISBN: 9781921961786
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