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Katherine Mansfield and Periodical Culture

Chris Mourant


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 writer’. This book provides the first in-depth study of Mansfield’s engagement in periodical culture, examining her contributions to the political weekly The New Age, the avant-garde little magazine Rhythm and the literary journal The Athenaeum. Reading these writings against the editorial strategies and professional cultures of each periodical, Chris Mourant situates Mansfield’s work within networks of p ... More

Keywords: Katherine Mansfield, periodicals, magazines, modernism, feminism, colonial, postcolonial, transnational, London, networks

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9781474439459
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: September 2019 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439459.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Chris Mourant, author
University of Birmingham