This study guide will help you analyze the short story “The Garden Party” by Katherine Mansfield. You can also find a summary of the text, as well as inspiration for interpreting it.
Presentation of the text
Title: “The Garden Party” (1922)
Author: Katherine Mansfield
Genre: Short story
Katherine Mansfield (1888-1923) was a modernist writer from New Zealand. Mansfield settled in England at the age of 19 and befriended famous writers and intellectuals of the time, including Virginia Woolf and D. H. Lawrence. The short story “The Garden Party” was initially published in a gazette, and then in the collection titled The Garden Party and Other Stories.
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