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Nights at the Circus - Angela Carter (1984)

I’m sitting here wondering – where on earth do I start. Nights at the Circus is a riotous, exuberant novel. Bawdy, literary and fantastically imagined, it almost defies description. 1,031 more words

Autumn in Literature

While I wrote this post it was a Saturday afternoon and I was listening to the sound of rain and thunder while wearing a cosy jumper sipping a cup of tea. 1,488 more words


Tigers and Lambs 'The Bloody Chamber' - Angela Carter (1979)

Angela Carter’s (1979) collection of short stories ‘The Bloody Chamber’ explores the ‘latent content’ of traditional fairytales, which according to Carter are ‘violently sexual’. Her stories digress from the mainstream feminist movement of the 1970s, as she delves deeper into the archetypes of sex and gender, and subverts gender assumptions that are still prevalent today. 644 more words

Marvellous Machine's The Tiger's Bride Returns

Marvellous Machine‘s stage adaptation of Angela Carter’s story ‘The Tiger’s Bride’, which debuted in November 2016, is making a return this month to the… 163 more words

Angela Carter

I’ve read less than I would have liked this month, but I’ve managed to read three books I have wanted to read for a while, so I still consider it a successful month.

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