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Carter, Angela 1940-1992

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Most widely held works by Angela Carter
The bloody chamber, and other stories by Angela Carter( Book )

125 editions published between 1978 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 2,057 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From familiar fairy tales and legends - Red Riding Hood, Bluebeard, Puss in Boots, Beauty and the Beast, vampires and werewolves - Angela Carter has created an absorbing collection of dark, sensual, fantastic stories
Nights at the circus by Angela Carter( Book )

101 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,637 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American journalist Jack Walser travels with an enchanted circus that features literate chimpanzees, tragic clowns, idealist brigands, a structuralist Siberian shaman, and a six-foot, two-inch blond aerialist who is part swan and part woman
Wise children by Angela Carter( Book )

63 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 1,570 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic tale of the tangled fortunes of two theatrical families, the Hazards and the Chances, spanning several generations in London
Burning your boats : the collected short stories by Angela Carter( Book )

37 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty-two stories. In The Bloody Chamber, a bride discovers she married a sadist, The Quilt Maker is on aging, and Our Lady of the Massacres is on the destruction of Indians
The magic toyshop by Angela Carter( Book )

92 editions published between 1967 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,089 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One night Melanie walks through the garden in her mother's wedding dress. The next morning her world is shattered. Forced to leave the comfortable home of her childhood, she is sent to London to live with relatives she has never met: Aunt Margaret, beautiful and speechless, and her brothers, Francie, whose graceful music believes his clumsy nature, and the volatile Finn, who kisses Melanie in the ruins of the pleasure gardens. And brooding Uncle Philip loves only the life-sized wooden puppets he creates in his toyshop. This classic gothic novel established Angela Carter as one of our most imaginative writers and augurs the themes of her later creative work." -- Publisher's description
The Sadeian woman : and the ideology of pornography by Angela Carter( Book )

68 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With invention and genius, Angela Carter explores the outrageous figments of Sade's extreme imagination and transforms them into symbols of our time
Saints and strangers by Angela Carter( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The passion of new Eve by Angela Carter( Book )

76 editions published between 1977 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 781 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York has become the City of Dreadful Night where dissolute Leilah performs a dance of chaos for Evelyn. But this young Englishman's fate lies in the arid desert, where a many-breasted fertility goddess will wield her scalpel to transform him into the new Eve. The Passion of New Eve is an extraordinary journey into the apocalyptic vision of the author Lorna Sage" -- BOOK JACKET
Heroes & villains by Angela Carter( Book )

23 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sharp-eyed Marianne lives in a white tower made of steel and concrete with her father and the other Professors. Outside, where the land is thickly wooded and wild beasts roam, live the Barbarians, who raid and pillage in order to survive. Marianne is strictly forbidden to leave her civilized world but, fascinated by these savage outsiders, decides to escape. There, beyond the wire fences, she will discover a decaying paradise, encounter the tattooed Barbarian boy Jewel and go beyond the darkest limits of her imagination. Playful, sensuous, violent and gripping, Heroes and Villains is an ambiguous and deliriously rich blend of post-apocalyptic fiction, gothic fantasy, literary allusion and twisted romance."-- Publisher description
The infernal desire machines of Doctor Hoffman by Angela Carter( Book )

71 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 659 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desiderio, an employee of the city under a bizarre reality attack from Doctor Hoffman's mysterious machines, has fallen in love with Albertina, the Doctor's daughter. But Albertina, a beautiful woman made of glass, seems only to appear to him in his dreams. Meeting on his adventures a host of cannibals, centaurs and acrobats, Desiderio must battle against unreality and the warping of time and space to be with her, as the Doctor reduces Desiderio's city to a chaotic state of emergency - one ridden with madness, crime and sexual excess. A satirical tale of magic and sex, The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman is a dazzling quest for truth, love and identity
Shaking a leg : collected writings by Angela Carter( Book )

26 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 657 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume contains a substantial selection of Angela Carter's journalism from the 1960s until her death."--Editor's Note
Love : a novel by Angela Carter( Book )

60 editions published between 1971 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 624 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With surgical precision it charts the destructive emotional war between a young woman, her husband and his disruptive brother as they move through a labyrinth of betrayal, alienation and lost connections
Sleeping beauty & other favourite fairy tales by Angela Carter( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the stories are by Charles Perrault except two by Madame Le Prince de Beaumont
Wayward girls & wicked women : an anthology of stories by Angela Carter( Book )

27 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fireworks : nine stories in various disguises by Angela Carter( Book )

26 editions published between 1974 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 483 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noveller, alle om mord, kannibalisme og andre voldsomme fænomener
Black Venus by Angela Carter( Book )

46 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 474 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories full of extraordinary people, some of them real - Jean Duval, Baudelaire's black mistress; Edgar Allan Poe and Lizzie Borden. Other characters flow from a fantastic imagination
The Old wives' fairy tale book( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Funny, ribald, riduculous, and romantic illustrated wives' tales from around the world feature female protagonists from the silly to the cruel
Shadow dance by Angela Carter( Book )

33 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 443 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Carter's heady first novel introduces one of her most enigmatic characters. Honeybuzzard spends his nights scavenging the contents of abandoned buildings and his days seducing and tormenting lovers, enemies, and friends. He and his best friend Morris scour the backstreets of London, leaving behind a trail of detruction in the broken hearts and dashed hopes of those they love, manipulate, and ultimately discard."--Fanstastic Fiction
Expletives deleted : selected writings by Angela Carter( Book )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 388 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of writings by Angela Carter
The company of wolves by Angela Carter( Visual )

28 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Once upon a time," Granny begins, as she weaves vivid tales, full of folklore and fantasy, wherein fantastic beasts lurk within men and young girls who stray from the path despite all warnings may encounter a hairy demon with glowing eyes. Rosaleen believes her, but she still puts on her red hood and walks through the woods to grandmother's house, and is surprised by what big teeth Granny has. The forest is always misty, the trees are proudly sinister, and the rural cottages all sit cozy and gingerbread style, but this is a stylishly twisted fairytale
 
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Burning your boats : the collected short stories
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Nights at the circusWise childrenBurning your boats : the collected short storiesThe magic toyshopThe Sadeian woman : and the ideology of pornographySaints and strangersThe passion of new EveHeroes & villains
Alternative Names
Angela Carter Brits schrijfster

Angela Carter Brits schrijver

Angela Carter englische Schriftstellerin

Angela Carter pisarka angielska

Angela Carter scrittrice e giornalista britannica

Angela Carter skönlitterär författare

Angela Carterová

Angela Carterová anglická spisovatelka a novinářka

Carter Angela

Carter, Angela 1940-

Carter, Angela Olive 1940-1992

Carter, Angela Olive Stalker 1940-1992

Carter-Pearce, Angela Olive 1940-1992

Karter Andžela

Kārtere, Andžela 1940-1992

Pearce, Angela Olive Carter- 1940-1992

Stalker, Angela Olive.

Stalker, Angela Olive 1940-1992

Анджела Картер

Анджела Картър английска журналистка и писателка

Картер, Анджела

Картер, Анджела Английская писательница

אנג'לה קרטר סופרת בריטית

קארטר, אנג'לה 1940-1992

קרטר, אנג'לה 1940-1992

أنجيلا كارتر

أنجيلا كارتر روائية إنجليزية

ਐਂਜੇਲਾ ਕਾਰਟਰ

앤절라 카터

카터, 안젤라 1940-1992

카터, 앤절라 1940-1992

카터, 앤젤라 1940-1992

카터, 앤젤러 1940-1992

アンジェラ・カーター

カーター, アンジェラ

安潔拉·卡特

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