Modern Soul, The

Katherine Mansfield's short story is an amusing and satirical study of the eccentric characters a young Englishwoman meets while staying at a German boarding house.

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TM20040727By Katherine Mansfield.|Mansfield's short story is an amusing and satirical study of the eccentric characters a young ENGLISHwoman meets whilst staying at a German boarding house.|She describes how a pretentious Fräulein and the trombone-playing Herr Professor are brought together following their performance at a charity concert.|Mansfield is now recognised as the initiator of the modern short story and is regarded as one of the pioneers of modern ENGLISH literature.|The story is taken from In a German Pension, first published in 1911, and the reader is Emma Fielding
TM20050818Katherine Mansfield's short story is an amusing and satirical study of the eccentric characters a young Englishwoman meets while staying at a German boarding house.