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Review: Focus on The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories

Angela Topping’s Focus on The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories, published by Greenwich Exchange (2009), is a short and incisive guidebook for anyone studying Angela Carter’s influential book of short stories for the first time. 797 more words

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The Bloody Chamber - Angela Carter

It is well known that Disney has a tendency to romanticise fairy tales, but more often than not these fairy tales have a much darker history. 484 more words

Review: The Lizzie Play

Photo: Helen Murray

Recently I was invited to watch The Lizzie Play at the RADA in London, an adaptation of Angela Carter’s short story ‘The Fall River Axe Murders’. 2,548 more words

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Emma Rice launches new theatre company Wise Children

Emma Rice, photo: Sarah Lee

Emma Rice, outgoing artistic director of Shakespeare’s Globe, is launching a new theatre company named after Angela Carter’s final novel, … 385 more words

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Book Review: The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter

Where do I even begin with how good this book was? It was my first time reading any of Carter’s work and I will admit that since then I am now currently in the middle of devouring Nights at the Circus! 304 more words



“A book is simply the container of an idea-like a bottle; what is inside the book is what matters.”  Angela Carter

Angela Olive Carter-Pearce (née Stalker; 7 May 1940 – 16 February 1992) who published as Angela Carter, was an English novelist, short story writer and journalist, known for her… 41 more words


Angela Carter on Frida Kahlo

Mexican painter Frida Kahlo was born on this day, July 6th, in 1907. To celebrate this most extraordinary artist, here are a selection of passages from Angela Carter’s preface to  438 more words

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