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3 Days, 3 Quotes Book Tag - Day 3

It’s the final day, and a final thank you to Irene of Books and Hot Tea for tagging me on this one. It’s been more difficult than I had anticipated – finding those perfect words. 165 more words


Welcome to Gilded Mirrors

“I saw him watching me in the gilded mirrors with the assessing eye of a connoisseur inspecting horseflesh, or even of a housewife in the market, inspecting cuts on the slab.” Angela Carter – The Bloody Chamber… 413 more words


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