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Katherine Mansfield

Person  Female  Born 14/10/1888  Died 9/1/1923

Categories: Literature

Countries: New Zealand

Born New Zealand as Kathleen Mansfield Beauchamp. Sent to Queen's College to be "finished".
Met John Murry in 1911, he moved in and they jointly edited an avant-garde magazine, Rhythm, later Blue Review. They were good friends with D. H. Lawrence and his mistress Frieda. Katherine is the model for Gudrun in Lawrence's "Women in Love". John and Katherine married in 1918. She was already ill with tuberculosis, and despite many trips abroad for the air, that was the cause of her death in Fontainebleau.
Wrote many short stories: In a German Pension, Bliss.

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Katherine Mansfield & J.M. Murry

Greater London Council Katherine Mansfield, 1888 - 1923, writer, and her hus...

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