Mansfield with Monsters: The Untold Stories of a New Zealand Icon
Katherine Mansfield is one of New Zealands most famous and influential writers. While her work is well known, many will be surprised to learn that the accepted versions of her stories are often pale reflections of the original manuscripts. In the late 1990s, literary historian Dr... read full description below.
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|Library of Congress
||Horror tales, Mansfield, Katherine, Short stories, New Zealand
||Short Stories & Fiction Anthologies
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Mansfield with Monsters is a collection of Mansfield's short stories that were uncovered by Dr Marcus Walker. These stories are as they were originally written - with vampires, aliens, and sea monsters - but never published. A brilliant introduction to Mansfield's work, ideal for those who might otherwise be reluctant to read her stories. Includes seventeen short stories, including 'The Daughters of the Lizard Colonel, 'Mrs Brill', and 'Her First Bite'. The Garden Party is threatened by hordes of giant insects, while Ma Parker's lot in life is improved through the labours of a mad scientist, and the woman at the store works her unholy magic ...
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Winner of Sir Julius Vogel Award for Best Collected Work 2013
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Katherine Mansfield is New Zealand's most well known and respected writer. Matt and Debbie Cowens are high school English teachers from the Kapiti Coast.