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Van has finished reading...Wise Children by Angela Carter

I’ve long held the belief that Angela Carter would have been both great fun to know and also slightly terrifying. Her novel, Wise Children has confirmed me in this belief. 455 more words

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First episode of 'Visions', Channel Four's film programme - 10 November 1982

From 10 November 1982, the inaugural ‘Visions’ cinema magazine for the then week old Channel 4. Features an interview with Paul Schrader, Angela Carter’s review of Greenaway’s newly released ‘The Draughtsman’s Contract’ and an opening montage defining the scope of the series made by critic Tony Rayns. 100 more words


Feminist Fairytales - 'The Bloody Chamber' by Angela Carter

I studied this collection in depth at ALevel and I grew to hate it as it became tangled up with the stress of practice essays, revision and ‘getting the right answer’. 639 more words


Clever Gretel

Clever Gretel is the title of a short story by Angela Carter.

In the story Gretel is the servant who manages to trick her master and get herself out of trouble which she has caused with her appetite. 56 more words

Contra crepusculum

So. I find myself in a trap of my own making, caught between Angela Carter on one side and Stephanie Meyers on the other, because I have decided to write about wolves. 280 more words


Short Story: White Winter Mist

The woods are shrouded in a white winter mist. Snow falls from the sombre sky, trees twist and creak in the icy wind. There is someone lying in the woods. 486 more words


'The Bloody Chamber & Other Stories' Paper Cutting

I’m not a massive book lover, but Roxie certainly is! Her paper cut commission was based on re-creating the front cover of one of her favourite books by Angela Carter. 277 more words

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