THE LIFE & LEGACY OF KATHERINE MANSFIELD

THE LIFE & LEGACY OF KATHERINE MANSFIELD
Three eminent writers and academics discuss the life, work and legacy of Katherine Mansfield, the modernist New-Zealand short-fiction writer. Born in 1888 in Wellington, Mansfield grew up in colonial New-Zealand when, at the age of 19, she moved to the UK and became friends with the likes of Virginia Woolf and D.H. Lawrence. Her collection of stories, Bliss (1920), made a significant impact, closely followed by her 1922 collection The Garden Party. During the First World War Mansfield contracted extrapulmonary tuberculosis, which rendered any return or visit to New Zealand impossible and led to her death at the age of 34. Angela Smith is an emeritus professor in English Studies and vice-president of the Katherine Mansfield Society. Angela chairs the event. New Zealand Poet Laureate, Vincent O'Sullivan joins the discussion alongside biographer,Joanna Woods. Book two tickets to any ANZ Festival event and use the checkout code "BRIT" to receive a 2-4-1 discount on your booking. *The offer excludes workshops and Festival events hosted outside of King's College London. Book online at www.ausnzfestival.com or via the Festival Box Office on 020 7692 8780. You can purchase Day & Weekend passes for the main Festival weekend (Saturday 30 May & Sunday 31 May) and see a lot more events for less. Only £35 for a full day pass (excluding workshops) and £60 for the whole weekend!
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Time & Date

Sunday, 31 May 2015, 01:30 PM - Sunday, 31 May 2015, 12:00 AM

Location

King's College, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS, United Kingdom

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Cost

£10/ £7 CONC