Angela Carter (Modern Novelists) by Linden Peach

By Linden Peach

This revised new version reviews Carter's novels within the gentle of modern serious advancements and provides totally new views on her paintings. There is now prolonged dialogue of Carter's so much widely-studied novels, together with The ardour of latest Eve and Nights on the Circus, and dialogue of the lengthy essay The Sadeian Woman.

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