Katherine Mansfield was one of the iconic writers of the 20th century who died from TB when she was only 34.
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// NF ~ Biography ~ Modernist Writers // Sydney Janet Kaplan builds a literary biography around the personal lives of John Middleton Murry, Katherine Mansfield, and D. H. Lawrence, three writers who significantly shaped British modernism. She recounts their relationship with other prominent modernists, including T. S. Eliot, Virginia Woolf, Lady Ottoline Morrell,...
George Gurdjieff & P. D. Ouspensky: El Cuarto Camino
P. D. Ouspensky 4 March 1878 – 2 October 1947: Peter Dimianovich Ouspensky: ".....In existing criminology there are concepts: a criminal man, a criminal profession, a criminal society, a criminal sect, and a criminal tribe, but there is no concept of a criminal state, or a criminal government, or criminal legislation. Consequently what is often regarded as "political" activity is in fact a criminal activity."
“To watch the season through, to lose myself in love of the earth - that is Life to me. I don’t feel I could ever live in a city again. First the bare tree, then the buds & the flowers, then the leaves, then the small fruit forming and swelling. If I only watch one tree a year one is richer for life.” ~ Katherine Mansfield