Clarice Lispector, whose American rollout continues this month with the publication of The Complete Stories (New Directions, trans. Katrina Dodson), has now been compared to Franz Kafka, Virginia Woolf, Vladimir Nabokov, Anton Chekhov, James Joyce, Angela Carter… 1,123 more words
I had one yesterday that further contextualized my previous post about reading The Decameron.
I took Professor Gavaler’s class entitled “21st Century North American Literary Genre Fiction” (check out his superhero blog… 740 more words
A reworking of traditional fairy tales. Carter reveals the secret places of a woman’s psyche, the horror mixed with pleasure, the voices in the dark, and presents us with nonconformist heroines who take their destiny in to their own hands. 239 more words