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Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial
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Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial

Janet Wilson, Gerri Kimber, and Delia da Sousa Correa

Abstract

In seeking new possibilities for alignments with, and resolutions to, the contradictory agendas implied by the terms ‘(post)colonial’ and ‘modernist’, the essays in this volume address the clashing perspectives between Mansfield’s life in Europe, where her troubled self-designation as the ‘little colonial’ became a fertile source of her distinctive brand of literary modernism, and her ongoing, complex relationship with her New Zealand homeland. The contributors investigate Mansfield’s (post)colonial modernism in the context both of New Zealand settler-colonial fiction and of her European liter ... More

Keywords: Mansfield, postcolonial, modernism, identity, expatriate, New Zealand, dualism, metropolitan, women writers

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780748669097
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2014 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9780748669097.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Janet Wilson, editor
University of Northampton

Gerri Kimber, editor
University of Northampton

Delia da Sousa Correa, editor
The Open University

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