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Carter, Angela 1940-1992

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Most widely held works about Angela Carter
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Most widely held works by Angela Carter
The bloody chamber, and other stories by Angela Carter( Book )

135 editions published between 1978 and 2020 in 4 languages and held by 2,117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From familiar fairy tales and legends - Red Riding Hood, Bluebeard, Puss in Boots, Beauty and the Beast, vampires and werewolves - Angela Carter has created an absorbing collection of dark, sensual, fantastic stories. With an introduction by Helen Simpson
Nights at the circus by Angela Carter( Book )

104 editions published between 1984 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,677 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American journalist Jack Walser travels with an enchanted circus that feature 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
Wise children by Angela Carter( Book )

64 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 1,581 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
Burning your boats : the collected short stories by Angela Carter( Book )

44 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in English and held by 1,371 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 )

94 editions published between 1967 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 1,100 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 comfortable 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 brooding Uncle Philip loves only the life-sized wooden puppets he creates in his toyshop. This classic gothic novel established Angela Carter as one of our most imaginative writers and augurs the themes of her later creative work." -- Publisher's description
The Sadeian woman : and the ideology of pornography by Angela Carter( Book )

71 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,077 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
Heroes & villains by Angela Carter( Book )

59 editions published between 1969 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 824 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Sharp-eyed Marianne lives in a white tower made of steel and concrete with her father and the other Professors. Outside, where the land is thickly wooded and wild beasts roam, live the Barbarians, who raid and pillage in order to survive. Marianne is strictly forbidden to leave her civilized world but, fascinated by these savage outsiders, decides to escape. There, beyond the wire fences, she will discover a decaying paradise, encounter the tattooed Barbarian boy Jewel and go beyond the darkest limits of her imagination. Playful, sensuous, violent and gripping, Heroes and Villains is an ambiguous and deliriously rich blend of post-apocalyptic fiction, gothic fantasy, literary allusion and twisted romance."--Publisher description
The passion of new Eve by Angela Carter( Book )

79 editions published between 1977 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 796 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

New York has become the City of Dreadful Night where dissolute Leilah performs a dance of chaos for Evelyn. But this young Englishman's fate lies in the arid desert, where a many-breasted fertility goddess will wield her scalpel to transform him into the new Eve. The Passion of New Eve is an extraordinary journey into the apocalyptic vision of the author Lorna Sage"--Jacket
Saints and strangers by Angela Carter( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in English and held by 789 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The infernal desire machines of Doctor Hoffman by Angela Carter( Book )

72 editions published between 1972 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 662 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Desiderio, an employee of the city, which is under a bizarre realit attack from Dr. Hoffman's mysterious machines, has fallen in love with Albertina, the Doctor's daughter. But Albertina, a beautiful woman made of glass, seems only to appear to him in his dreams. Meeting on his adventures a host of cannibals, centaurs and acrobats, Desiderio must battle against unreality and the warping of time and space to be with her, as the Doctor reduces Desiderio's city to a chaotic state of emergency; one ridden with madness, crime and sexual excess
Shaking a leg : collected writings by Angela Carter( Book )

27 editions published between 1997 and 2013 in English and held by 655 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume contains a substantial selection of Angela Carter's journalism from the 1960s until her death."--Editor's Note
Love by Angela Carter( Book )

61 editions published between 1971 and 2018 in 6 languages and held by 629 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One day, Annabel saw the sun and moon in the sky at the same time. The sight filled her with a terror which entirely consumed her & for she had no instinct for self-preservation if she was confronted by ambiguities." Annabel and Lee are married; Lee and Buzz are brothers. A quirky threesome, they have set up a household on the fringes on university life in the late sixties. Their hermetic existence is filled with drugs, sex, alchohol, intensity, and madness; their relationships with one another are haunting and complex
Sleeping beauty & other favourite fairy tales by Angela Carter( Book )

12 editions published between 1982 and 1992 in English and held by 604 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All the stories are by Charles Perrault except two by Madame Le Prince de Beaumont
Wayward girls & wicked women : an anthology of stories by Angela Carter( Book )

29 editions published between 1986 and 2004 in English and held by 528 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black Venus by Angela Carter( Book )

49 editions published between 1985 and 2018 in 3 languages and held by 485 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of short stories full of extraordinary people, some of them real - Jean Duval, Baudelaire's black mistress; Edgar Allan Poe and Lizzie Borden. Other characters flow from a fantastic imagination
Fireworks : nine stories in various disguises by Angela Carter( Book )

25 editions published between 1974 and 1987 in English and Undetermined and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Noveller, alle om mord, kannibalisme og andre voldsomme fænomener
The Old wives' fairy tale book( Book )

7 editions published between 1990 and 1995 in English and held by 453 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
Shadow dance by Angela Carter( Book )

34 editions published between 1966 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 448 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Carter's heady first novel introduces one of her most enigmatic characters. Honeybuzzard spends his nights scavenging the contents of abandoned buildings and his days seducing and tormenting lovers, enemies, and friends. He and his best friend Morris scour the backstreets of London, leaving behind a trail of detruction in the broken hearts and dashed hopes of those they love, manipulate, and ultimately discard."--Fanstastic Fiction
Expletives deleted : selected writings by Angela Carter( Book )

30 editions published between 1990 and 2012 in English and Italian and held by 398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

29 editions published between 1984 and 2010 in English and Italian and held by 394 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
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Burning your boats : the collected short stories
Nights at the circusWise childrenBurning your boats : the collected short storiesThe magic toyshopThe Sadeian woman : and the ideology of pornographyHeroes & villainsThe passion of new EveSaints and strangers
Alternative Names
Angela Carter Brits schrijfster

Angela Carter Brits schrijver

Angela Carter englische Schriftstellerin

Angela Carter novel·lista, feminista i periodista anglesa.

Angela Carter novelista, feminista y periodista inglesa.

Angela Carter pisarka angielska

Angela Carter scrittrice e giornalista britannica

Angela Carter skönlitterär författare

Angela Carterová

Angela Carterová anglická spisovatelka a novinářka

Carter Angela

Carter, Angela 1940-

Carter, Angela Olive 1940-1992

Carter, Angela Olive Stalker 1940-1992

Carter-Pearce, Angela Olive 1940-1992

Karter Andžela

Kārtere, Andžela 1940-1992

Pearce, Angela Olive Carter- 1940-1992

Stalker, Angela Olive.

Stalker, Angela Olive 1940-1992

Анджела Картер

Анджела Картър английска журналистка и писателка

Картер, Анджела

Картер, Анджела Английская писательница

אנג'לה קרטר סופרת בריטית

קארטר, אנג'לה 1940-1992

קרטר, אנג'לה 1940-1992

آنجلا کارتر فیلمنامه‌نویس، زبان‌شناس، و نویسنده بریتانیایی

أنجيلا كارتر

أنجيلا كارتر روائية إنجليزية

ਐਂਜੇਲਾ ਕਾਰਟਰ

안젤라 카터 1940-1992

앤절라 카터

카터, 안젤라 1940-1992

카터, 앤절라 1940-1992

카터, 앤절라 올리브 스토커 1940-1992

카터, 앤젤라 1940-1992

카터, 앤젤러 1940-1992


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