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Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf: A Public of Two

Angela Smith

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183983
eISBN:
9780191674167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183983.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Long after the death of Katherine Mansfield (1888–1923), Virginia Woolf (1882–1941) described being haunted by her in dreams. Through detailed comparative readings of their fiction, letters, and ... More


Liminal Experience

Angela Smith

in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf: A Public of Two

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183983
eISBN:
9780191674167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183983.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

The haunting presence of Katherine Mansfield recurs in Virginia Woolf’s personal writing throughout her life, often as a slightly challenging phantom. They mirror each other in many ways, in spite of ... More


A Common Certain Understanding

Angela Smith

in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf: A Public of Two

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183983
eISBN:
9780191674167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183983.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In spite of Virginia Woolf’s insistence in her personal writing on the significance of her relationship with Katherine Mansfield, some of her biographers pay scant attention to it, although this is ... More


Sense of Echo

Angela Smith

in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf: A Public of Two

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183983
eISBN:
9780191674167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183983.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Virginia Woolf’s phrase ‘the queerest sense of echo’ used to describe her relationship with Katherine Mansfield indicates her own awareness of recognising Mansfield as the foreigner within, other but ... More


Shifts in ‘Prelude’ and To the Lighthouse

Angela Smith

in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf: A Public of Two

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183983
eISBN:
9780191674167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183983.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In an essay written in 1933, the Italian critic Salvatore Rosati celebrates what he calls Virginia Woolf’s ‘psychological impressionism’ in To the Lighthouse: ‘In the last section, in particular, the ... More


Early Writings and Rites of Passage

Angela Smith

in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf: A Public of Two

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183983
eISBN:
9780191674167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183983.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In an unfinished story by Katherine Mansfield called ‘Weak Heart’, an adolescent boy hurtles away from a funeral and runs back to the home of the girl who has just been buried. This chapter pivots on ... More


A Single Day; ‘At the Bay’ and Mrs Dalloway

Angela Smith

in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf: A Public of Two

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183983
eISBN:
9780191674167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183983.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In an article written in 1927 for the Dial, a Chicago magazine which published fiction by Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf, the American poet Conrad Aitken observes that, in Mrs Dalloway and To ... More


Vertigo in ‘The Daughters of the Late Colonel’ and Jacob’s Room

Angela Smith

in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf: A Public of Two

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183983
eISBN:
9780191674167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183983.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

During the time that she was writing Jacob’s Room, Virginia Woolf was involved in the most intense phase of her friendship with Katherine Mansfield. In an entry in her diary where she says that she ... More


Threshold People

Angela Smith

in Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf: A Public of Two

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198183983
eISBN:
9780191674167
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198183983.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Because margins are dangerous, they are also places of revelation. Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf recur in their letters to the magnetism as well as the terror of the overcrossing, of being ... More


Katherine Mansfield and Elizabeth von Arnim

Gerri Kimber, Isobel Maddison, and Todd Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474454438
eISBN:
9781474477123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474454438.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Recent scholarship on the complex relationship between Katherine Mansfield and her best-selling author cousin, Elizabeth von Arnim, has done much to shed light on the familial, personal and literary ... More


Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf

Gerri Kimber, Todd Martin, and Christine Froula (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474439657
eISBN:
9781474453813
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439657.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Katherine Mansfield’s ardent overture to Virginia Woolf launched a historic friendship of mutual admiration and fascination shot through with wary misunderstandings, rivalry, and envy. These ... More


Translation as Collaboration: Virginia Woolf, Katherine Mansfield and S.S. Koteliansky

Claire Davison

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780748682812
eISBN:
9781474400978
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748682812.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

This book focuses on the considerable but neglected body of works translated by S. S. Koteliansky from 1919–1923 in collaboration with Virginia Woolf and Katherine Mansfield. Close-readings and broad ... More


Katherine Mansfield and Literary Influence

Sarah Ailwood and Melinda Harvey (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780748694419
eISBN:
9781474422277
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748694419.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Katherine Mansfield and Literary Influence seeks to understand influence, a powerful yet mysterious and undertheorised impetus for artistic production, by exploring Katherine Mansfield’s wide net of ... More


Katherine Mansfield and Periodical Culture

Chris Mourant

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474439459
eISBN:
9781474459730
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439459.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Katherine Mansfield’s contemporaries knew her primarily as a contributor to magazines and periodicals. In 1922, for instance, Wyndham Lewis described her as ‘the famous New Zealand Mag.-story ... More


Katherine Mansfield and Russia

Galya Diment, Gerri Kimber, and W. Todd Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781474426138
eISBN:
9781474438681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474426138.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

It is hard to overestimate how huge the “Russian influence” was on both Mansfield’s craft as a short story writer and her life choices, including, even, whom she most trusted to treat her ... More


Katherine Mansfield and Psychology

Clare Hanson, Gerri Kimber, and W. Todd Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474417532
eISBN:
9781474426916
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474417532.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Like many modernist writers, Katherine Mansfield was resistant to what she called the ‘“mushroom growth” of cheap psychoanalysis’, while at the same time she acknowledged the mutual imbrication of ... More


Katherine Mansfield and Translation

Claire Davison, Gerri Kimber, and W. Todd Martin (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781474400381
eISBN:
9781474416054
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474400381.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Women's Literature

Our understanding of Anglophone modernism has been transformed by recent critical interest in translation. The central place of translation in the circulation of aesthetic and political ideas in the ... 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


The Loose-Leaf Diary

Barbara Lounsberry

in Virginia Woolf's Modernist Path: Her Middle Diaries and the Diaries She Read

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780813062952
eISBN:
9780813051833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062952.003.0009
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

In 1927, Woolf embarks on a two-and-a-half-year experiment with a loose-leaf diary, meant to catch more stray or “loose” thoughts. Her 1927 loose-leaf diary seems to plunge her into her creative ... More


The Rhythms of Character in Katherine Mansfield’s ‘Miss Brill’

Helen Rydstrand

in Sounding Modernism: Rhythm and Sonic Mediation in Modern Literature and Film

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781474416368
eISBN:
9781474434591
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474416368.003.0012
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter investigates the ways that Katherine Mansfield’s ‘Miss Brill’ is constructed through textual rhythms. Specifically, it argues that the story is distinguished by an arrhythmic duality ... More


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