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Rusty Reviews: Nights at the Circus (Angela Carter,1984)

A problem I sometimes have with the more modern literary genre is the story can be treated as little more than a basic framework to contain ideas. 906 more words

Nights at the Circus – Angela Carter

We meet Sophie Fevvers (read it with a Cockney accent), l’Ange Anglaise, ‘the most famous aerialiste of the day’ in her dressing room being interviewed by Jack Walser, American journalist. 553 more words


What is Magic Realism? (by Merle Hunt)

A style of painting and literature in which fantastic or imaginary and often unsettling images or events are depicted in a sharply detailed, realistic manner… 784 more words

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