Tag Archives: Katherine Mansfield

There’s a Thousand Things I Want to Say to You: The City, Modernism and the Flâneuse

  The passing of the historical figure paved the way for the resurrection of the flâneur as a methodological persona, adopted in order to pursue the exploration of the city. Stripped to its basic characteristics and used as a modus … Continue reading

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Katherine Mansfield’s Olfactory Map of London

  Eight o’clock in the morning.  Miss Ada Moss lay in a black iron bedstead, staring up at the ceiling.  Her room, a Bloomsbury top-floor back, smelled of soot and face powder and the paper of fried potatoes she brought … Continue reading

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Psychogeographic Review’s Recommendations – June 2013

  This past month Psychogeographic Review has been reading:      ‘Cullodon’ – John Prebble Written in 1961 but still the definitive account of the Battle of Culloden.  Prebble sets the battle in its social context and makes liberal use … Continue reading

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Gender, Truth and Reality: The Short Stories of Katherine Mansfield

  Until relatively recently, women have been noticeable only by their absence from the tradition of Anglo-American high modernism. T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Joseph Conrad, D.H. Lawrence and W.B. Yeats – these are the names which have dominated the English … Continue reading

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Woolf at the Door 1: The City and Modernism

(Cities were) more than accidental meeting places and crossing points. They were generative environments of the new arts, focal points of intellectual community, indeed of intellectual conflict and tension. (Malcolm Bradbury and James McFarlane (ed), Modernism: A Guide to European … Continue reading

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