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The Garden Party and Collected Short Stories, Mansfield,  Katherine
The Garden Party and Collected Short Stories
Katherine Mansfield

Paperback $15.99 - Bloomsbury
Fiction - Published: 29/Aug/2018 - ISBN: 9781847497291

When her wealthy family prepares to host a lavish summer party, the young, hitherto sheltered Laura Sheridan suddenly feels a kinship with the staff and the helpers hired to set up the venue for the festivities. As she learns of the death of one of their working-class neighbours, this burgeoning sense of class consciousness is heightened by a realization of her own mortality.
Published in 1922, at the height of literary modernism, The Garden Party ' is now considered one of the key texts of that movement. This volume, which also includes all of Katherine Mansfield 's other published short stories, is an invaluable resource for anyone wishing to discover one of the early twentieth century 's finest writers. Born and raised in New Zealand, Katherine Mansfield (1888 1923) became a major figure of the Modernist movement before tragically dying at the age of thirty-four. Published at the height of literary modernism, The Garden Party ' is now considered one of the key texts of that movement. This volume, which also includes all of Mansfield 's other published short stories, is an invaluable resource for anyone wishing to discover one of the early twentieth century 's finest writers.

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