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The Athenaeum: ‘Wanted, a New Word’ (World)

Chris Mourant

in Katherine Mansfield and Periodical Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474439459
eISBN:
9781474459730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439459.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Between April 1919 and December 1920, Mansfield found her voice as a literary critic, publishing over a hundred reviews under the initials ‘K.M.’ in the literary journal The Athenaeum, edited by John ... More


Civil Society and the Clerisy: Christian Élites and NationalCulture, c. 1930–1950

MATTHEW GRIMLEY

in Civil Society in British History: Ideas, Identities, Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260201
eISBN:
9780191717352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260201.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

In August 1939, the Anglican missionary and author J. H. Oldham wrote a letter proposing the creation of ‘an order of Christian laymen’. Recipients of his letter included T. S. Eliot, the critic John ... More


The Adelphi: Katherine Mansfield’s Afterlives

Chris Mourant

in Katherine Mansfield and Periodical Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474439459
eISBN:
9781474459730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439459.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Chapter 4 examines the posthumous publication of Mansfield’s writings in John Middleton Murry’s magazine The Adelphi. The chapter interrogates the ways in which Mansfield’s reputation was moulded and ... More


Enemies of Cant: The Athenaeum (1919–21) and The Adelphi (1923–48)1

Michael H. Whitworth

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume I: Britain and Ireland 1880-1955

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199654291
eISBN:
9780191803635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199654291.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the histories of two literary journals — The Athenaeum and The Adelphi — under the editorship of John Middleton Murry. While The Athenaeum set high standards for literary ... More


Rhythm: Parody and (Post)Colonial Modernism

Chris Mourant

in Katherine Mansfield and Periodical Culture

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474439459
eISBN:
9781474459730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439459.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Chapter 2 examines Mansfield’s contributions to the self-consciously ‘modernist’ little magazine Rhythm, edited by John Middleton Murry. Through an analysis of Mansfield’s ‘parodic translations’ and ... More


Harmony, Discord, And Difference: Rhythm (1911–13), The Blue Review (1913), and The Signature (1915)

Peter Brooker

in The Oxford Critical and Cultural History of Modernist Magazines: Volume I: Britain and Ireland 1880-1955

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199654291
eISBN:
9780191803635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199654291.003.0019
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter examines three periodicals that ran from 1911 to 1915 — Rhythm, The Blue Review (1913), and The Signature — and their place in a more broadly conceived, emerging and sometimes fractious ... More


Lying for Truth

David Ellis

in Death and the Author: How D. H. Lawrence Died, and Was Remembered

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199546657
eISBN:
9780191701443
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546657.003.0017
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses Frieda's affair with Murry, Lawrence's closest friend, his enthusiastic and sometimes slavish disciple. After Lawrence's death, Murry came to visit the grave perhaps, but also ... More


Mansfield, Shakespeare and the Unanxiety of Influence

Mark Houlahan

in Katherine Mansfield and Literary Influence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694419
eISBN:
9781474422277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694419.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores how William Shakespeare’s literary legacy influences Katherine Mansfield’s personal relationships and professional writing practices, and ultimately frames her own legacy. ... More


The 2012 Alexander Turnbull Library Mansfield/Murry Acquisition

Fiona Oliver

in Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748669097
eISBN:
9780748695140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669097.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This report focuses on the acquisition of the Murry/Mansfield archive by the Alexander Turnbull Library after two years of negotiation with the Murry family. Earlier purchases from Murry demonstrate ... More


Seated between ‘Geniuses’: Conrad Aiken’s Imaginative and Critical Responses to Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf

Sydney Janet Kaplan

in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474439657
eISBN:
9781474453813
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439657.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The writing of the American poet, fiction writer and critic, Conrad Aiken (1889-1973) significantly affected the critical receptions of Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf in the United States ... More


Addicted to Mansfield: A Glimpse at the Ruth Elvish Mantz Collection in Texas

Gerri Kimber

in Katherine Mansfield and Russia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474426138
eISBN:
9781474438681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426138.003.0014
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter discusses the Ruth Elvish Mantz Collection in the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin. Mantz wrote the first biography of Mansfield in 1933, in conjunction with ... More


The Tree of Knowledge: New Insights on Katherine Mansfield, Oscar Wilde and ‘A Woman’

Giles Whiteley

in Katherine Mansfield and Russia

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474426138
eISBN:
9781474438681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426138.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This article examines in detail a number of unattributed quotations taken from the journals of 1907, signed ‘O.W.’, ‘A Woman’ and ‘A.W.’. I call into question the critical heritage on these ... More


‘The Silence is Broken’: Katherine Mansfield and the ‘Manifesto Moment’

Susan Reid

in Katherine Mansfield and Literary Influence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694419
eISBN:
9781474422277
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694419.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter explores Katherine Mansfield’s desire to influence other writers through exchange as ‘a quieter rehearsal of ideas amongst friends and artists’, an alternative to the ‘high manifesto’ ... More


‘The Night of the Zeppelin’ by Tennessee Williams

Gerri Kimber

in Katherine Mansfield and Translation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474400381
eISBN:
9781474416054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400381.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter introduces a newly discovered play-fragment by Tennessee Williams, which comprises two separate scenes: the first, eight-page scene is called ‘The Night of the Zeppelin’ and the second, ... More


The Lawrences, Katherine Mansfield and the ‘Ricordi’ Postcard

Andrew Harrison

in Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780748669097
eISBN:
9780748695140
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669097.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This report focuses on the famous postcard sent by D.H. Lawrence to Mansfield from Wellington on 15 April 1922, on which the word ‘Ricordi’ is inscribed. Part of the recent Murry acquisition by the ... More


The Criterion, the English Trotsky and the Idea of Europe

David Ayers

in Modernism, Internationalism and the Russian Revolution

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780748647330
eISBN:
9781474453820
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748647330.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter narrates the moment in which T.S. Eliot came to identify the Russian Revolution as the main event of the war and the motive for a re-evaluation of Europe’s position in the world. Eliot’s ... More


Dorothy Brett’s Umbrellas (1917)

Frances Spalding

in Katherine Mansfield and Translation

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474400381
eISBN:
9781474416054
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400381.003.0013
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This brief article examines the painting titled Umbrellas, painted in 1917 by the Hon. Dorothy Brett. The painting depicts the world of talented individuals, composed of artists, writers and ... More


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