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Katherine Mansfield and Virginia Woolf

Gerri Kimber, Todd Martin, and Christine Froula


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 comparative essays explore the shared terrain of these modernist women writers and shed new light on their 'curious & thrilling' literary relationship – absorbing, intimate, distant, secretly critical, competitive, sometimes foundering in ‘quicksands’ – and its profound impact on their creative imaginations. Critical essays include Katherine Mansfield Essay Prizewinner Karina Jakubowicz on Woolf’s Kew Gard ... More

Keywords: Katherine Mansfield, Virginia Woolf, modernist writers, comparative approaches, creative imagination, women writers

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Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9781474439657
Published to Edinburgh Scholarship Online: May 2019 DOI:10.3366/edinburgh/9781474439657.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gerri Kimber, editor

Todd Martin, editor

Christine Froula, editor

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