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Angela Carter

(1940—1992) writer

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Carter, Angela

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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Children's Literature

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Current Version:
2006
Subject:
Literature, Children's literature studies
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169 words

(1940–1992), British writer of novels, short stories, and plays; journalist, translator and editor of fairy tales, and feminist ...

Carter, Angela

Carter, Angela   Reference library

The Oxford Encyclopedia of British Literature

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2006
Subject:
Literature
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2,961 words

In his moving obituary for Angela Carter (1940–1992), Salman Rushdie described her as “that rare thing, a real ...

Carter, Angela

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
Length:
80 words

Renowned for her daring and innovative style, Carter is closely associated with magic realism. Her writing draws on legend ...

Carter, Angela

Carter, Angela (1940–92)   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Fairy Tales

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Literature
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1,307 words

The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories (1979), rewrites classic fairy tales for adults in a woman-centred and erotically ...

Carter, Angela

Carter, Angela   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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2005
(1940–92), ... British novelist and short-story writer, born in Eastbourne, Sussex, educated at Bristol University. Although magical realism may have been the inspiration for ... More
Carter, Angela

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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Current Version:
2003
Subject:
History
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262 words

British writer whose imaginative novels, which blend fantasy with realism, have won her a cult following. ...

Born in Eastbourne, Angela Stalker...

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