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Nights at the Circus Online Exhibition

Nights at the Circus Online Exhibition

Angela Carter’s novel Nights at the Circus formed the point of departure for Eileen Cooper’s forthcoming exhibition at Sims Reed ...
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Illustrated edition of Nights at the Circus

Illustrated edition of Nights at the Circus

The Folio Society are issuing a lavish, illustrated edition of Angela Carter's Nights at the Circus, with dazzling artwork by ...
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Eileen Cooper on illustrating Angela Carter

Eileen Cooper on illustrating Angela Carter

The acclaimed British artist talks illustrating her first novel in a Creative Boom exclusive, as The Folio Society releases a ...
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Fairy Tale Day 2021: short stories from Grimm to Angela Carter

Fairy Tale Day 2021: short stories from Grimm to Angela Carter

Delve back into your childhood or discover a brand-new book with our selection of tomes (from the Independent) Whether it ...
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Why we are living in 'Gothic times'

Why we are living in ‘Gothic times’

"We live in Gothic times," declared Angela Carter back in 1974. It's a theme Carlos Ruiz Zafón took up several ...
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The much-missed vitality of Angela Carter

The much-missed vitality of Angela Carter

Alice Vincent examines the author's wild and tremendous legacy for Penguin Books This week, Angela Carter would have turned 80 ...
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The Little Peach

The Little Peach

(from The Invention of Angela Carter by Edmund Gordon) Angela Carter and her husband, Paul, flew to New York on ...
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"The Bloody Chamber"  makes 100 Best Horror Books of All Time

“The Bloody Chamber” makes 100 Best Horror Books of All Time

Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber is ranked number 25 in Reedsy's 100 Best Horror Books of All Time "Angela Carter is ...
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Emma Rice brings "Wise Children" to Manchester.

Emma Rice brings “Wise Children” to Manchester.

Acclaimed director, Emma Rice is bringing her adaptation of Angela Carter's 1991 novel to Manchester. Wise Children is the first ...
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‘The Sadeian Woman’: How Angela Carter empowered her readers to embrace sexual liberation

‘The Sadeian Woman’: How Angela Carter empowered her readers to embrace sexual liberation

The influence of the British author’s feminist reframing of pornography and women is demonstrated in a letter by performer and ...
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Sarah Waters: ‘Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber was like nothing I’d read before’

Sarah Waters: ‘Angela Carter’s The Bloody Chamber was like nothing I’d read before’

The author on discovering Carter’s fairytales as a teenager… from The Guardian The book that changed my life Angela Carter’s collection ...
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Angela Carter was a master of radio drama

Angela Carter was a master of radio drama

Kate Chisholm in The Spectator The writer Angela Carter (born in 1940) grew up listening to the wireless, her love ...
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BBC Two: "Angela Carter: Of Wolves And Women"

BBC Two: “Angela Carter: Of Wolves And Women”

On August 4, BBC Two will broadcast Of Wolves and Women, a dark and delicious foray into Angela Carter’s extraordinary ...
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Emma Rice announces UK tour of "Wise Children"

Emma Rice announces UK tour of “Wise Children”

Emma Rice has announced that her new company's first production, the stage adaptation of Angela Carter's novel Wise Children, will tour the ...
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Pussy

Pussy

Last year, Renato’s Theatre Company in Bristol have transformed Angela Carter’s story ‘Puss-in-Boots’ into a stage musical  on the 25th ...
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