My Katherine Mansfield Project
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My Katherine Mansfield Project

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A new work by a highly acclaimed author - The Big Music(2012) was described as 'One of the finest novels of the past decade' by the TLS The essay will appeal to all fans of Katherine Mansfield A profound meditation on the nature of home and artistic influence When Kirsty Gunn received a Randell Fellowship from the British Academy and Carnegie Foundation in 2009 she returned to spend the winter in Wellington, near the childhood home of Katherine Mansfield, the writer to whom she'd always felt most connected.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 139 pages
  • 120 x 190 x 12.7mm | 181.44g
  • Notting Hill Editions
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1910749044
  • 9781910749043
  • 148,427

Review quote

It amalgamates memory and fiction and research and journal so sensitively and in such an original way that I came away feeling Gunn had escaped all the old hackneyed ways of writing about influence and created something wholly her own... It really lives. All of it.': John Carey, chief book reviewer for The Sunday Times:'A beautiful and mood-provoking book...the writing went into my consciousness and I felt the loneliness, the sadness, the love and identification with Katherine Mansfield...It was beautiful.': Jane Campionshow more

About Kirsty Gunn

Kirsty Gunn is the recipient of several awards and prizes including the Scottish Arts Council Bursary for Literature, the New York Times Notable Book award, and the Sundial Scottish Arts Council Book of the Year. She is Professor of Writing Practice and Study at the University of Dundee.show more

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