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Critical essays on Angela Carter

Author: Lindsey Tucker
Publisher: New York : G.K. Hall ; London : Prentice Hall International, ©1998.
Series: Critical essays on British literature.
Edition/Format:   Book : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book offers essays on the short stories, novels and general writings of Angela Carter to examine her philosophy and style with a biographical introduction.
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Critical essays on Angela Carter.
New York : G.K. Hall ; London : Prentice Hall International, c1998
(OCoLC)756447246
Named Person: Angela Carter; Angela Carter; Angela Carter
Material Type: Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lindsey Tucker
ISBN: 0783800479 9780783800479
OCLC Number: 39522869
Description: ix, 256 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Notes from the front line / Angela Carter --
The dangers of Angela Carter / Elaine Jordan --
Angela Carter : supersessions of the masculine / David Punter --
The violence of gendering : castration images in Angela Carter's The magic toyshop, The passion of new Eve, and "Peter and the wolf" / Jean Wyatt --
Re-constructing Oedipus through "Beauty and the beast" / Sylvia Bryant --
Pornography, fairy tales, and feminism : Angel Carter's "The bloody chamber" / Robin Ann Sheets --
Isn't it romantic? Angel Carter's bloody revision of the romantic aesthetic in "The Erl-king" / Harriet Kramer Linkin --
Blonde, black and Hottentot Venus : context and critique in Angela Carter's "Black Venus" / Jill Matus --
Written on the body : the materiality of myth in Angela Carter's Heroes and villains / Joanne Gass --
The anti-hero as Oedipus : gender and the postmodern narrative [in The infernal desire machines of Doctor Hoffman] / Sally Robinson --
The body of the city : Angela Carter's The passion of new Eve / Nicoletta Vallorani --
Feminist metafiction and androcentric reading strategies : Angela Carter's reconstructed reader in Nights at the circus / Beth A. Boehm --
Angela Carter's Nights at the circus : an engaged feminism via subversive postmodern strategies / Magali Cornier Michael --
Revamping spectacle : Angela Carter's Nights at the circus / Mary Russo.
Series Title: Critical essays on British literature.
Responsibility: edited by Lindsey Tucker.

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This book offers essays on the short stories, novels and general writings of Angela Carter to examine her philosophy and style with a biographical introduction.

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