Born in New Zealand in 1888, Katherine Mansfield Beauchamp was primarily a writer of short stories. She published Prelude and The Garden Party and Other Stories before her premature death from TB in 1923. Something Childish and her journal and letters were published posthumously.
Born in New Zealand in 1888, Katherine Mansfield Beauchamp was primarily a writer of short stories. She published Prelude and The Garden Party and Other Stories before her premature death from TB in 1923. Something Childish and her journal and letters were published posthumously. See less
The following is a personality profile of Katherine Mansfield based on her work.
Katherine Mansfield is boisterous, somewhat compulsive and sentimental.
She is laid-back, she appreciates a relaxed pace in life. She is intermittent as well: she has a hard time sticking with difficult tasks for a long period of time. But, Katherine Mansfield is also empathetic: she feels what others feel and is compassionate towards them.
More than most people, his choices are driven by a desire for self-expression.
Considers helping others to guide a large part of what she does: she thinks it is important to take care of the people around her. She is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: she cares more about making her own path than following what others have done.
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