Eve Langley and The Pea Pickers | Helen Vines #AWWbiography

Eve Langley (1904 -1974) is an enigmatic figure in Australian literary history. One of the (many) reasons why Eve Langley is considered enigmatic is her writing. There was a LOT of it, but was it fiction or was it autobiographical? And how is it possible to tell the difference when the author deliberately leads you … Continue reading Eve Langley and The Pea Pickers | Helen Vines #AWWbiography

Psychology | Katherine Mansfield #1920Club

William Lipincott | Loves Ambush | 1890Psychology is a short story by Katherine Mansfield first published in Bliss and Other Stories (1920).As luck would have it, I've managed to select three very different types of Mansfield stories for the #1920Club reading week.Miss Brill was set in post-war France with a focus on loneliness and that confronting … Continue reading Psychology | Katherine Mansfield #1920Club

The Wind Blows | Katherine Mansfield #1920Club

The Wind Blows was first published in the Athenaeum on 27th August 1920 and then included in Bliss and Other Stories (1920), although I have also spotted on the Katherine Mansfield Society page that they claim it was published in 1915. So I dug a little deeper.I discovered a reference in J. McDonnell's Katherine Mansfield and the Modernist Marketplace: … Continue reading The Wind Blows | Katherine Mansfield #1920Club