The World of Angela Carter: A Critical Investigation

The World of Angela Carter: A Critical Investigation

by Dani Cavallaro
     
 

Angela Carter, a prolific author who worked in numerous genres, remains one of the most important British writers of the last century. She was particularly renowned for her investigation of cultural mythologies, which shape our lives but which we often leave unexamined. This text explores a selection of Carter's novels and short stories, supplemented with her

Overview

Angela Carter, a prolific author who worked in numerous genres, remains one of the most important British writers of the last century. She was particularly renowned for her investigation of cultural mythologies, which shape our lives but which we often leave unexamined. This text explores a selection of Carter's novels and short stories, supplemented with her perspectives on politics, society and aesthetics, and her attempts to redefine popular genres such as the fairy tale. This critical work is a strong addition to the scholarship on this important but often overlooked writer.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786461288
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
05/19/2011
Pages:
208
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

Dani Cavallaro has written widely about literature, cultural theory, and anime. She lives in London.

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