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Mansfield, Katherine (pseudonym of Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp)

Born: 1888 AD
Died: 1923 AD, at 34 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Authors


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.





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