Angela Carter: New Critical Readings by Sonya Andermahr, Lawrence Phillips

By Sonya Andermahr, Lawrence Phillips

Bringing jointly prime overseas students of latest fiction and glossy ladies writers, this ebook presents authoritative new severe readings of Angela Carter's paintings from a number of cutting edge theoretical and disciplinary techniques. Angela Carter: New serious Readings either evaluates Carter's legacy as feminist provocateur and postmodern stylist, and broaches new flooring in contemplating Carter as, variously, a poet and a ‘naturalist'. together with assurance of Carter's earliest writings and her journalism in addition to her extra largely studied novels, brief tales and dramatic works, the publication covers such subject matters as rescripting the canon, surrealism, and Carter's poetics.

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Catherine Bates has summarized these plays as dramas that tell and retell a single ‘eternal story’ of the various ways in which ‘Men and women meet, match, marry and mate’ (Bates 2002: 102), and in Wise Children Carter takes this formula to absurd extremes. The novel centres upon the identical twins Nora and Dora who are the illegitimate and unacknowledged children of Melchior Hazard, head of a famous Shakespearean acting dynasty. Despite their father’s theatrical eminence, they earn their living as music hall performers and vaudeville girls.

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