24 May 2015

Katherine Mansfield's Urewera Notebook

From Standing Room Only, 2:47 pm on 24 May 2015

The Urewera Notebook by Katherine Mansfield

When we think of Katherine Mansfield, we tend not to think of her as a good, keen, outdoors-woman. Rather more Bloomsbury than Barry Crump. But a camping trip into the Ureweras in 1907 had a lasting impact on her life and writing. Anna Plumridge has edited a newly transcribed edition of The Urewera Notebook by Katherine Mansfield, and says it's a unique part of the Mansfield canon.