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Miss Brill



The short story “Miss Brill” by Katherine Mansfield explores the lonely life of a middle aged woman who supports herself by teaching English in Paris.



Call Numbers for Browsing the Shelves


  • PR9639.3 .M258
  • PZ3 .M32355



Circulating Books


  • Dunbar, Pamela.  Radical Mansfield.. 1997.

                      Call Number: PR9639.3 .M258 Z6354 1997

  • Kobler, J. F.  Katherine Mansfield: A Study of the Short Fiction. 1990.

                   Call Number: PR9639.3 .M258 Z74 1990

  • Mansfield, Katherine. Stories. 1991.

                   Call Number: PR9639.3 .M258 A6 1991

  •  Moran, Patricia.  Word of Mouth: Body Language in Katherine Mansfield & Virginia Woolf. 1996.

                   Call Number: PR9639.3 .M258 Z844 1996

  • Pilditch, Jan (Ed.). The Critical Response to Katherine Mansfield. 1996.

                   Call Number: PR9639.3 .M258 Z623 1996



LINCCWeb online catalog – Search Terms-(Keywords Anywhere)


  • Miss Brill
  • Mansfield, Katherine
  • Mansfield, Katherine – Criticism and Interpretation



Reference Materials


  • Critical Survey of Short Fiction Call Number: REF PN3321 .C7 2001

o   Vol. 4, pg. 1620

  • Masterplots II: Short Story Series (Revised Edition) Call Number: REF PN3326 .M27 2004

o   Vol. 5, Pg. 2695-2698

  • Short Story Criticism –  Call Number: REF PN3321 .S5

o   Vol. 9, pg. 287, 299. 307, 309, 312-13

o   Vol. 81, pg. 34

  • Short Stories for StudentsCall Number: REF PN3330 .S386

o   Vol. 2, Pg. 132-45

  • Twentieth Century Literary CriticismCall Number: REF PN771 .G27

o   Vol. 39, Pg. 296, 303-04, 321

o   Vol.164, Pg. 236, 247, 307, 320



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  • Literature Resources from Gale



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