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Carter, Angela 1940-1992

Works: 479 works in 1,773 publications in 15 languages and 40,957 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Short stories  Domestic fiction  Folklore  Drama  Horror films  Fantasy films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Satire  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Compiler, Author of introduction, Bibliographic antecedent, Dedicatee, Other, Performer, Interviewee
Classifications: PR6053.A73, 823.914
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The bloody chamber, and other stories by Angela Carter( Book )

72 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in 8 languages and held by 1,846 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An absorbing collection of dark, sensual, and fantastic stories inspired by the fairy tales and legends of Red Riding Hood, Bluebeard, Beauty and the Beast, vampires, werewolves, and more
Wise children by Angela Carter( Book )

58 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 6 languages and held by 1,612 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic tale of the tangled fortunes of two theatrical families, the Hazards and the Chances. It contains as many sets of twins and mistaken identities as any Shakespeare comedy, and celebrates the magic of over a century of show business
Nights at the circus by Angela Carter( Book )

68 editions published between 1984 and 2013 in 8 languages and held by 1,519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American journalist Jack Walser travels with an enchanted circus that features literate chimpanzees, tragic clowns, idealist brigands, a structuralist Siberian shaman, and a six-foot, two-inch blond aerialist who is part swan and part woman
Burning your boats : the collected short stories by Angela Carter( Book )

22 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 1,408 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty-two stories. In The Bloody Chamber, a bride discovers she married a sadist, The Quilt Maker is on aging, and Our Lady of the Massacres is on the destruction of Indians
The magic toyshop by Angela Carter( Book )

66 editions published between 1967 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,006 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One night melanie walks through the garden in her mother's wedding dress. The next morning her world is shattered. Forced to leave the comforatable home of her childhood, she is sent to London to live with relatives she has never met: Aunt Margaret, beautiful and speechless, and her brothers, Francie, whose graceful music believes his clumsy nature, and the volatile Finn, who kisses Melanie in the ruins of the pleasure gardens. And brooking Uncole Philip loves only the life-sized wooden puppets he creates in his toyshop. This classic gothic novel exablished Angela Carter as one of our most imaginative writers and augurs the themes of her later creative work
The war of dreams by Angela Carter( Book )

38 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 884 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desiderio is a government minister in a otherwise prosperous city. Unfortunately, it is currently under attack by Doctor Hoffman's reality distorting machines. Desiderio has been tasked with assassinating Dr. Hoffman so as to stop the attack
Fireworks : nine stories in various disguises by Angela Carter( Book )

69 editions published between 1974 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this collection of nine short stories, Carter pinpoints the symbolism of city streets and weaves allegories around forests and jungles of strange and erotic landscapes of the imagination
Saints and strangers by Angela Carter( Book )

8 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 813 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The passion of new Eve by Angela Carter( Book )

74 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 801 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroes & villains by Angela Carter( Book )

50 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 780 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

After the apocalypse, society is divided into three endlessly warring factions. The Professors and Soldiers maintain what is left of civilization while the superstitious Barbarians constantly attack them. The Barbarians are in turn attacked by the deformed and diseased Out People, who struggle to survive in a netherworld of incinerated cities. When Marianne, a Professor's daughter, is kidnapped to become the captive bride of the Barbarian Jewel, a dangerous, erotic love story begins. For as Marianne gives herself over to the exotic life of the jungle, she also begins to discover her own capacity for barbarism and violence
Wayward girls & wicked women : an anthology of stories by Angela Carter( Book )

30 editions published between 1986 and 2015 in English and Spanish and held by 660 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This bestselling collection of stories extols the female virtues of discontent, sexual disruptiveness and bad manners - reissued in a HB edition as a companion to Angela Carter's Book of Fairy Tales
Shaking a leg : collected writings by Angela Carter( Book )

14 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 632 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume contains a substantial selection of Angela Carter's journalism from the 1960s until her death."--Editor's Note
Sleeping beauty & other favourite fairy tales by Angela Carter( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the stories are by Charles Perrault except two by Madame Le Prince de Beaumont
Shadow dance by Angela Carter( Book )

30 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and held by 463 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roman fra en engelsk provinsby i 1960'erne. Hovedpersonen er Honeybuzzard, en psykotisk hippie, som manipulerer sine venner til egen fordel
The Old wives' fairy tale book( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Funny, ribald, riduculous, and romantic illustrated wives' tales from around the world feature female protagonists from the silly to the cruel
Black Venus by Angela Carter( Book )

33 editions published between 1985 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 437 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Short stories about people in crisis - some real and some imaginary. One story tells of Lizzie Borden, lying in bed one hot summer's night in a turn-of-the-century New England mill town, dreaming about patricide
Expletives deleted : selected writings by Angela Carter( Book )

27 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of writings by Angela Carter
The company of wolves by Philippe Huet( Visual )

33 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Once upon a time," Granny begins, as she weaves vivid tales, full of folklore and fantasy, wherein fantastic beasts lurk within men and young girls who stray from the path despite all warnings may encounter a hairy demon with glowing eyes. Rosaleen believes her, but she still puts on her red hood and walks through the woods to grandmother's house, and is surprised by what big teeth Granny has. The forest is always misty, the trees are proudly sinister, and the rural cottages all sit cozy and gingerbread style, but this is a stylishly twisted fairytale
The pleasure of the feminist text : reading Michèle Roberts and Angela Carter by Susanne Gruss( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Audience level: 0.45 (from 0.01 for Seductions ... to 0.89 for Li︠u︡bovʹ? ...)

Burning your boats : the collected short stories
Alternative Names
Angela Carter Brits schrijfster

Angela Carter Brits schrijver

Angela Carter englische Schriftstellerin

Angela Carter pisarka angielska

Angela Carter scrittrice e giornalista britannica

Angela Carterová

Carter Angela

Carter, Angela 1940-

Carter, Angela Olive 1940-1992

Carter, Angela Olive Stalker, 1940-1992

Kārtere, Andžela 1940-1992

Stalker, Angela Olive.

Stalker, Angela Olive 1940-1992

Картер, Анджела

קרטר, אנג'לה, 1940-1992

أنجيلا كارتر

앤절라 카터

카터, 안젤라 1940-1992

카터, 앤절라 1940-1992

카터, 앤젤라 1940-1992

카터, 앤젤러 1940-1992


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Wise childrenNights at the circusBurning your boats : the collected short storiesThe magic toyshopThe war of dreamsFireworks : nine stories in various disguisesSaints and strangersThe passion of new Eve