"Though Machado has obviously been influenced by the reworked fairy tales of Angela Carter
, she seems to draw on a different canon, namely that mix of urban legend and erotica that flourished in women's online writing...
The Invention of Angela Carter
is, among other things, a prodigious work of research.
Her Japan journalism is actually less about Japan and more about England and Angela Carter
My first experience of Angela Carter
was The Sadeiatt Woman, her 1979 belletristic defense of the Marquis de Sade as a moral pornographer and protofeminist.
Although I wrote on teaching Angela Carter
's The Magic Toyshop and The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories (1979) in 1984 and also taught her poetry in the later 1980s, "Unicorn" was new to me until the British Library, relatively recently, made Carter's papers available.
In doing so, she is following up on her first book, Postmodern Fairy Tales: Gender and Narrative Strategy, which theorized the use of fairy tales by such inventive authors as Robert Coover and Angela Carter
. She also brings her considerable knowledge and understanding to bear on issues of colonialism and power in the state of Hawai'i, where she is Professor of English at the University of Hawai'i-Manoa, in her second book, Legendary Hawai'i and the Politics of Place: Tradition, Translation, and Tourism.
Summary: Angela Carter
liked to blur categories and break rules.
Compared to Angela Carter
and Thomas Harris, this is a lovely blend of horror and obsession.
In the collection of The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories (1974), Angela Carter
makes use of the feminist rewritings of the various classical European fairy tales.
One of her closest friends at Bristol was the feminist writer Angela Carter
who, according to a forthcoming biography, described her relationship with Carole as one of the most central in her life.
From the literary heft of Angela Carter
to the searing power of Octavia Butler, "Sisters of the Revolution" gathers daring examples of speculative fiction's engagement with feminism.
Open Scrapbooking Night with Angela Carter
of Angela's Inklink.
Kelly Link tends to inspire a range of comparisons to other authors-usually, some blend of Angela Carter
and Haruki Murakami--but, in fact, nobody writes stories like hers.
The other show is sinister fairy tale The Magic Toyshop which is based on the novel by Angela Carter
Reading, Translating, Rewriting: Angela Carter
's Translational Poetics