Katherine Mansfield

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Katherine Mansfield Beauchamp (14 October 1888 – 9 January 1923) was born into a prominent family in Wellington, New Zealand. She moved to England when she was 19 years old and matriculated at Queen's College with her sisters in 1903. She was a modernist writer, and was close friends with the modernist writers D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf.

Her most respected short stories include, The Garden Party,The Fly, The Daughters of the Late Colonel, Prelude, and At the Bay.

She died of tuberculosis at the age of 34.

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