Illness, Gender, and Writing: The Case of Katherine Mansfield

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Katherine Mansfield is remembered for writing brilliant short stories that helped to initiate the modernist period in British fiction, and for the fact that her life - lived at a feverish pace on the fringes of Bloomsbury during the First World War - ended after a prolonged battle with pulmonary disease when she was only thirty-four years old. While her life was marred by emotional and physical afflictions of the most extreme kind, argues Mary Burgan in Illness, Gender, and Writing, her stories have seemed to exist in ...

Illness, Gender, and Writing: The Case of Katherine Mansfield 1994, Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, MD

ISBN-13: 9780801848735

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