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Angela Carter

Author: Alison Easton
Publisher: Houndmills : Macmillan Press, 2000.
Series: New casebooks
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This collection of literary critical studies provides a selection from the many different responses which Angela Carter's works have evoked. Together, they explore most of Carter's major writings and  Read more...


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Named Person: Carter.; Angela Carter
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Easton
ISBN: 0333692152 9780333692158 0333692160 9780333692165
OCLC Number: 795967976
Description: 228 pages.
Contents: Acknowledgements General Editors' Preface Introduction: Reading Angela Carter; A. Easton Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber and the Decolonization of Feminine Sexuality; M. Makinen Angela Carter's The Sadeian Woman: Feminism as Treason; S. Keenan The Violence of Gendering: Castration Images in Angela Carter's The Magic Toyshop, The Passion of New Eve, and 'Peter and the Wolf'; J. Wyatt History and Women's Time: Heroes and Villains; G. Meaney The Anti-Hero as Oedipus: Gender and the Postmodern Narrative in The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman; S. Robinson Textualizing the Double-Gendered Body: Forms of the Grotesque in The Passion of New Eve; H. Johnson Revamping Spectacle: Angela Carter's Nights at the Circus; M. Russo Blond, Black and Hottentot Venus: Context and Critique in Angela Carter's 'Black Venus'; J. Matus Angela Carter's Fetishism; C. Britzolakis Seriously Funny: Wise Children; K. Webb Further Reading Notes on Contributors Index
Series Title: New casebooks
Responsibility: edited by Alison Easton.


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