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Angela Carter : a literary life

Author: Sarah Gamble
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006
Series: Literary lives
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Disentangles the cult of Angela Carter as 'the fairy godmother of magical realism'. Drawing on Carter's own autobiographical articles as well as her novels and short stories, this study examines her  Read more...


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Named Person: Angela Carter
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Gamble
ISBN: 9780333992937 0333992938
OCLC Number: 466743147
Description: viii, 239 s.
Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction: Is She Fact or Is She Fiction? Alienated is the Only Way to Be I'm a Sucker for the Worker Hero What Were the Sixties Really Like A Quite Different Reality My Now Stranger's Eye You Write from Your Own History Conclusion: Posthumous Fame is No Comfort at All Notes Bibliography Index
Series Title: Literary lives
Responsibility: Sarah Gamble


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'Placing the work of an author like Angela Carter who consistently plays around with the notion of the writing self and whose own autobiographical essays and statements are not to be entirely trusted Read more...

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