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Katherine Mansfield

In a German Pension

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ISBN: 1843910411
Издательство: Hesperus Press
Год издания: 2003
Страниц: 112
Book Description In a German Pension is a remarkable collection of short stories, displaying all Katherine Mansfield’s skill in the genre. Foreword by Linda Grant. Written shortly after the author visited Germany as a young woman, these short stories form a series of satirical sketches of German characters. From a young wife’s preoccupation with her husband’s stomach, to a society lady’s inability to see beyond the latest fashion, Katherine Mansfield depicts, in exquisite detail, the minute changes of human behavior. In a German Pension reveals her as a true disciple of Chekhov. A key figure in the Modernist movement, Katherine Mansfield (1888–1923) is most remarkable for perfecting the art of the short story.Download DescriptionBread soup was placed upon the table. "Ah," said the Herr Rat, leaning upon the table as he peered into the tureen, that is what I need. My 'magen' has not been in order for several days. Bread soup,...