Additional Resources for The Garden Party by Katherine Mansfield

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Fulbrook, Kate. "Late Fiction," in Katherine Mansfield, Harvester Press, 1986, pp. 86-128.

In this feminist critique, Fulbrook argues that Mansfield satirizes female ignorance in "The Garden Party," and that she attacks the "inadequacy of education" that fosters such calloused social perceptions.

Iverson, Anders. "A Reading of Katherine Mansfield's 'The Garden Party,"' in Orbis Litterarum, Vol. 23, 1968, pp. 5-34.

Iversen looks at the symbolic and mythological structure of "The Garden Party." He examines the way in which the story can be read as an allegory.

Taylor, Donald S. "Crashing the Garden Party, I: A Dream—A Wakening," in Modern Fiction Studies, Vol. IV, No. 4, Winter, 1958-59, pp. 361-62.

Taylor views "The Garden Party" as a story of Laura Sheridan's awakening from the false dream-like world of her family and their garden parties to the world of labor, sorrow and death.

Weiss, Daniel A. "Crashing the Garden Party, II: The...

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