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Filthy Friday #1: The Carter Addendum

In an unusual bit of Filthy synchronicity, it appears that a new deluxe hardcover edition of The Filth is due to be released in April next year – in the very same month I’m aiming to release my book of criticism on this subject!   232 more words


Wise Children - Angela Carter

Along with Macbeth, The Great Gatsby, and a story I read as a kid about a boy who gradually fell to pieces (I could sort of relate to him being a sufferer of eczema and clumsiness), this is one of the few books I have ever re-read. 574 more words


A Starker, Darker Brothers Grimm

I’m excited to finally have in my possession a copy of Jack Zipes’ The Original Folk and Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm, a new translation of the original 1812 & 1815 Grimms’ Children’s and Household Tales (I say finally because my local post office made we wait one extra, excruciating day). 911 more words


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The Teeth of Idolatry

First thing the audience notices is a postcard. They hold the postcard up, an appropriate distance from their eyes.

On stage, Anne de Launay looks at a postcard, an appropriate distance from her eyes.  310 more words

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Illustration from The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories by Angela Carter
Interior illustration Lady of House of Love

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Friends who write (1)

Theresa is a friend of mine from our days at university. She studied English (which I wish I had done) and I was always impressed that she wrote poetry. 460 more words