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Mansfield, Katherine

Born: 1888 AD
Died: 1923 AD
Nationality: British
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British (New Zealand-born) short story author.

1888 – Born on the 14th of October in Wellington, New Zealand.

1898-1899 – Published stories appeared in the High School Reporter and the Wellington Girls’ High School magazine.

1902 – She moved to London where she attended Queen’s College, London.

1909 – Katherine suffered a miscarriage that possibly brought on by lifting her trunk off the top of a wardrobe.

1911 – wrote collections "In a German Pension" 1911, "Prelude" 1918, "Something Childish" 1924

1918 – Mansfield began writing the works she would become best known for "Miss Brill," the bittersweet story of a fragile woman living an ephemeral life.

1922 – Published The Garden Party.

1923 – Died on the 9th of January because of a fatal pulmonary hemorrhage and was buried in a cemetery in the Fontainebleau District in the town of Avon.