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Carter, Angela 1940-1992

Works: 434 works in 1,872 publications in 20 languages and 40,196 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Domestic fiction  History  Folklore  Short stories  Satire  Drama  Fantasy fiction  Biography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Compiler, Author of introduction, Scenarist, Bibliographic antecedent, Interviewee, Conceptor, Dedicatee, Other, Performer
Classifications: PR6053.A73, 823.914
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Most widely held works about Angela Carter
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Wise children by Angela Carter( Book )

65 editions published between 1990 and 2009 in 11 languages and held by 1,617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A comic tale of the tangled fortunes of two theatrical families, the Hazards and the Chances, spanning several generations in London
Nights at the circus by Angela Carter( Book )

97 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 13 languages and held by 1,582 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Is Sophie Fevvers, toast of Europe's capitals, part swan...or all fake? Courted by the Prince of Wales and painted by Toulouse-Lautrec, she is an aerialiste extraordinaire and star of Colonel Kearney's circus. She is also part woman, part swan. Jack Walser, an American journalist, is on a quest to discover the truth behind her identity. Dazzled by his love for her, and desperate for the scoop of a lifetime, Walser has no choice but to join the circus on its magical tour through turn-of-the-nineteenth-century London, St Petersburg and Siberia
The bloody chamber, and other stories by Angela Carter( Book )

94 editions published between 1979 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 1,364 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
The Sadeian woman : and the ideology of pornography by Angela Carter( Book )

71 editions published between 1978 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With invention and genius, Angela Carter explores the outrageous figments of Sade's extreme imagination and transforms them into symbols of our time
The magic toyshop by Angela Carter( Book )

90 editions published between 1967 and 2010 in 8 languages and held by 1,078 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
Burning your boats : the collected short stories by Angela Carter( Book )

9 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and held by 1,048 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 war of dreams by Angela Carter( Book )

69 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 8 languages and held by 948 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
Saints and strangers by Angela Carter( Book )

11 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The passion of new Eve by Angela Carter( Book )

82 editions published between 1977 and 2009 in 9 languages and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroes & villains by Angela Carter( Book )

48 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 777 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Across a mysterious landscape. . . of ruin and wilderness the Professors are all that remain of human order in the world. Here crops are cultivated, books are still read, children are schooled. But outside the walls of their fortress villages, beasts roam and the land is peopled by savage, strangely costumed barvarians who raid and plunder. Marianne belonged to the people of civilization and reason -- but they young barbarian Jewel has taken her for his own, into a world of animal virility and savage splendor of heroes and villians
Sleeping beauty & other favourite fairy tales by Angela Carter( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the stories are by Charles Perrault except two by Madame Le Prince de Beaumont
Love : a novel by Angela Carter( Book )

49 editions published between 1971 and 2007 in 6 languages and held by 600 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With surgical precision it charts the destructive emotional war between a young woman, her husband and his disruptive brother as they move through a labyrinth of betrayal, alienation and lost connections
The bloody chamber by Angela Carter( Book )

29 editions published between 1978 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 563 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reprenant une série de dix contes célèbres pour enfant, la romancière britannique entreprend ici une réécriture de ces récits de tradition masculine. Le film a été primé au festival d'Avoriaz 1985
Fireworks by Angela Carter( Book )

59 editions published between 1974 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 554 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
Wayward girls & wicked women : an anthology of stories by Angela Carter( Book )

31 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 545 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shadow dance by Angela Carter( Book )

31 editions published between 1966 and 2004 in English and French and held by 494 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 457 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 )

38 editions published between 1985 and 2003 in 6 languages and held by 449 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
Burning your boats : stories by Angela Carter( Book )

19 editions published between 1995 and 2006 in English and held by 383 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bundel korte verhalen waaronder drie die nooit eerder zijn gepubliceerd
Expletives deleted : selected writings by Angela Carter( Book )

24 editions published between 1990 and 2006 in English and Italian and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of writings by Angela Carter
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Audience level: 0.46 (from 0.01 for Seductions ... to 0.74 for Burning yo ...)

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

Angela Carter englische Schriftstellerin

Angela Carter pisarka angielska

Angela Carter scrittrice e giornalista britannica

Angela Carterov

Carter Angela

Carter, Angela 1940-

Carter, Angela Olive 1940-1992

Kārtere, Andžela 1940-1992

Stalker, Angela Olive.

Stalker, Angela Olive 1940-1992

Картер, Анджела

أنجيلا كارتر

앤절라 카터


カーター, アンジェラ


Nights at the circusThe bloody chamber, and other storiesThe Sadeian woman : and the ideology of pornographyThe magic toyshopBurning your boats : the collected short storiesThe war of dreamsSaints and strangersThe passion of new Eve