Celebrating Katherine Mansfield: A Centenary Volume of Essays

Celebrating Katherine Mansfield: A Centenary Volume of Essays


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780230277731
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 04/28/2011
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 241
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

ELLEKE BOEHMER Professor of World Literature in English, University of Oxford, UK
DELIA DA SOUSA CORREA Senior Lecturer in English, Open University, UK
CLARE HANSON Professor of English, University of Southampton, UK
ANNA JACKSON Lecturer in English Literature, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
SYDNEY JANET KAPLAN Professor of English, University of Washington, USA
J. LAWRENCE MITCHELL Professor of English, Texas A&M University, USA
ANNA MOUNIC Lecturer, University Paris 3 Sorbonne Nouvelle, France
VINCENT O'SULLIVAN Professor Emeritus, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
JOSIANE PACCAUD-HUGUET Professor of Modern English Literature and Literary Theory, Université Lumière-Lyon 2, France
SARAH SANDLEY is CEO of the APN Magazine Group, New Zealand
ANGELA SMITH Emeritus Professor in the Department of English Studies, University of Stirling, UK
ANNA SMITH Lecturer in Children's Literature and Adolescent Fiction, University of Canterbury, UK
C. K. STEAD Professor Emeritus, University of Auckland, New Zealand
JANNA K. STOTZ Independent Scholar, USA

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements Abbreviations Notes on Contributors Introduction; G.Kimber & J.Wilson PART I: BIOGRAPHICAL READINGS AND FICTION Signing Off: Katherine Mansfield's Last Year; V.O'Sullivan Katie and Chummie: Death in the Family; J.L.Mitchell 'A Furious Bliss': Katherine Mansfield and John Middleton Murry 1916-1918; S.J.Kaplan PART II: MANSFIELD AND MODERNITY Mansfield as Colonial Modernist: Difference Within; E.Boehmer Leaping into the Eyes - Mansfield as a Cinematic Writer; S.Sandley Katherine Mansfield and Music: Nineteenth-Century Echoes; D.da Sousa Correa 'Is This Play?' Katherine Mansfield's Playframes; J.K.Stotz PART III: PSYCHOANALYTICAL READINGS Katherine Mansfield's Uncanniness; C.Hanson A Trickle of Voice: Katherine Mansfield and the Modernist Moment of Being; J.Paccaud-Huguet 'Ah, what is it? - that I heard'. The Sense of Wonder in Katherine Mansfield's Stories and Poems; A.Mounic Cold Brains and Birthday Cake: The Art of 'Je ne parle pas français'; A.Smith PART IV: AUTOBIOGRAPHY AND FICTION 'Where is Katherine?': Longing and (Un)belonging in Katherine Mansfield's Art and Life; J.Wilson Mansfield and Dickens: 'I am not reading Dickens idly'; A.Smith 'Not always swift and breathless': Katherine Mansfield and the Familiar Letter; A.Jackson Meetings with 'The Great Ghost'; C.K.Stead Select Bibliography Index

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