Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923)

Death:  9th January 1923
Location:  Cimetiere d’Avon, Avon, Île-de-France, France
Cause of death:  Extrapulmonary Tuberculosis
Photos taken by:  Katherine Mansfield Society
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New Zealand modernist short story writer who, aged 19, left New Zealand and settled in the United Kingdom, where she became a friend of modernist writers such as D.H. Lawrence and Virginia Woolf. She was a cousin of the writer Elizabeth von Arnim.  Her best known works are the collections Bliss (1920) and The Garden Party (1922).