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Patron: Professor Kirsty Gunn

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  • Special member offers.
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Latest News

Birthday Lecture 2013

31 January 2013

The Katherine Mansfield Society is delighted to announce details of its annual Birthday Lecture for 2013:

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Author talk - KM and Virginia Woolf: Writing, Music and Modernity - 3 February, Southbank Centre

28 January 2013

On Sunday 3rd February authors Kirsty Gunn and Gabriel Josipovici, join Delia da Sousa Correa from The Open University in the first of a series of OU events taking place at London’s Southbank Centre as part of the The Rest is Noise Festival.

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In memoriam Katherine Mansfield

9 January 2013

who died from a hemorrhage at eleven o'clock on the night of 9 January 1923, 90 years ago today.  This year, 2013, also celebrates the 125th anniversary of her birth.

(Image by Jan Riemenschneider-Kemp)

More images from Fontainebleau are available in the resource section of our website:

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6 January 2013

The Katherine Mansfield Society is pleased to announce the winner of its fourth international essay competition, on the theme of ‘Katherine Mansfield and the (Post)colonial’.  The judges, Professor Elleke Boehmer (Professor of World Literature, University of Oxford), Dr Simone Oettli (Chargée d'enseignement, University of Geneva) and Professor Janet Wilson (Vice Chair, KMS, Professor of English and Postcolonial Studies, University of Northampton), agreed on the winner unanimously from a wide field of excellent entries.

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6 January 2013

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Katherine Mansfield: Masked and Unmasked
February 8-11, 2013
Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

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