WorldCat Identities

Carter, Angela 1940-1992

Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works about Angela Carter
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Most widely held works by Angela Carter
The bloody chamber, and other stories by Angela Carter( Book )

144 editions published between 1978 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 2,179 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 )

110 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,698 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 )

68 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,563 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 )

47 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 1,371 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 )

98 editions published between 1967 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,104 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
Heroes & villains by Angela Carter( Book )

61 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 6 languages and held by 830 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 passion of new Eve by Angela Carter( Book )

77 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 791 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This story follows Evelyn, a young Englishman, along a journey through mythology and sexuality. It is a story of how he learns to be a woman, first in the brutal hands of Zero, the ragtime Nietzsche, then through the ancient Tristessa, the beautiful ghost of Hollywood past." --
Saints and strangers by Angela Carter( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 787 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shaking a leg : collected writings by Angela Carter( Book )

30 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 669 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume contains a substantial selection of Angela Carter's journalism from the 1960s until her death."--Editor's Note
The Sadeian woman : and the ideology of pornography by Angela Carter( Book )

27 editions published between 1978 and 2012 in English and held by 647 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book is a feminist re-appraisal of the work of the Marquis de Sade, a work later criticized by the radical feminist theorist Andrea Dworkin in her 1981 book Pornography: Men Possessing Women. Unlike Dworkin, Carter sees de Sade as being the first writer to see women as more than mere breeding machines, as more than just their biology and, as such, finds him liberating
The infernal desire machines of Doctor Hoffman by Angela Carter( Book )

68 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desiderio, an employee of the city, which is under a bizarre realit attack from Dr. 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
Love by Angela Carter( Book )

62 editions published between 1971 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 628 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 Charles Perrault( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1991 in English and held by 602 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 )

29 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 515 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Venus by Angela Carter( Book )

52 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 484 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
Fireworks : nine stories in various disguises by Angela Carter( Book )

27 editions published between 1974 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noveller, alle om mord, kannibalisme og andre voldsomme fænomener
The Sadeian woman : an exercise in cultural history by Angela Carter( Book )

47 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 475 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
Shadow dance by Angela Carter( Book )

42 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 454 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
The Old wives' fairy tale book( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 452 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
Expletives deleted : selected writings by Angela Carter( Book )

31 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of writings by Angela Carter
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.31 (from 0.00 for Sleeping b ... to 0.73 for The fictio ...)

Burning your boats : the collected short stories
Covers
Nights at the circusWise childrenBurning your boats : the collected short storiesThe magic toyshopHeroes & villainsThe passion of new EveSaints and strangersShaking a leg : collected writings
Alternative Names
Angela Carter Brits schrijfster

Angela Carter Brits schrijver

Angela Carter englische Schriftstellerin

Angela Carter novel·lista, feminista i periodista anglesa.

Angela Carter novelista, feminista y periodista inglesa.

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

Анџела Картер

Картер, Анджела

Картер, Анджела Английская писательница

אנג'לה קרטר סופרת בריטית

קארטר, אנג'לה 1940-1992

קרטר, אנג'לה 1940-1992

آنجلا کارتر فیلمنامه‌نویس، زبان‌شناس، و نویسنده بریتانیایی

أنجيلا كارتر

أنجيلا كارتر روائية إنجليزية

ਐਂਜੇਲਾ ਕਾਰਟਰ

안젤라 카터 1940-1992

앤절라 카터

카터, 안젤라 1940-1992

카터, 앤절라 1940-1992

카터, 앤절라 올리브 스토커 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

Languages