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Biography - Katherine Mansfield:

New Zealand modernist and short story writer.
Born: 1888 - Died: 1923
Period:
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: New Zealand

It is of immense importance to learn to laugh at ourselves.




Translation

Translation

(French, German)



French
Il est extrêmement important d'apprendre à rire de soi-même.

German
Es ist von ungeheurer Wichtigkeit, daß wir lernen, über uns selbst zu lachen.




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