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Angela Carter
Angela Carter (1940-1992) was the author of many novels, collections of short stories, plays, and books for children. show more

Angela Carter (1940-1992) was the author of many novels, collections of short stories, plays, and books for children.
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Birth date: May 07, 1940
Died: February 16, 1992
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Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 4 months ago
There is something wonderful about an Angela Carter novel. A certain charm. A feeling of a warm blanket that you pull over yourself and then the cat jumps on it and sticks her claws into your leg. That sort of feeling. Wise Children is Carter’s last novel and is a love song and dance to the theater ...
capriceum
capriceum rated it 7 months ago
I loved the mythological allusions and symbolism in this. The text is rife with them, and implements them in ways that are both beautiful and at times hilariously witty. I really liked the theme of female strength and resilience, basically a showcase for all the different kinds of "girl power." Very...
Locus Amoenus: All By My Shelf
Locus Amoenus: All By My Shelf rated it 10 months ago
"You never saw such a wild thing as my mother, her hat seized by the winds and blown out to sea so that her hair was her white mane, her black lisle legs exposed to the thigh, her skirts tucked round her waist, one hand on the reins of the rearing horse while the other clasped my father's service re...
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink
Folding Paper & Spilling Ink rated it 11 months ago
It's sort of weird that it took me so long to read Angela Carter - dark feminist leaning fairytale retellings are near and dear to my heart. This collection took me a while to get through, though that's no fault of the stories themselves. Carter's writing is rich, sumptuous, and dense enough it's wo...
The better to see you, my dear
The better to see you, my dear rated it 1 year ago
This was bloody amazing! The writing was gorgeous, the braided in stories colorful and as bizarre as you could expect, and even when at their most tragic, always running this underground hilarity out of sheer cynicism and pragmatic pizazz. All seasoned with a good dose of feminism and magical real...
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