Author: Angela Carter.
Rating: 5/10. 326 more words
This essay first appeared soon after Angela Carter’s death in 1992, in Flesh and the Mirror: Essays on the Art of Angela Carter – a book edited by the woman Carter once told me was her “best friend”, certainly her… 9,455 more words
Kim Kardashian is more myth than woman, more image than flesh and blood. As a woman who has pulled herself into the limelight, she markets herself across social media – perfecting her poses through endless selfies. 873 more words
I flew through this book. (The book in question is Saints and Strangers by Angela Carter.) It’s a collection of her short fiction, which, if you’ve had any experience with Angela Carter’s writing, is bawdy, vulgar and hilarious. 468 more words
The words ‘once upon a time’ have always held a note of unparalleled promise for me. Call it the product of colonial baggage, of new-age Disney imperialism, or what you will, but there is no beginning for a story that sounds as portentous, as magical, as downright compelling as those four words. 834 more words