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Heterotopia in Angela Carter’s Fiction: Worlds in Collision Book by ,

Heterotopia in Angela Carter’s Fiction: Worlds in Collision Book
  • Author : ,
  • Publisher : Anchor Academic Publishing (aap_verlag)
  • Release Date : 2014-02-01
  • Category: Literary Collections
  • Pages : 328
  • ISBN Code: 395489677X
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Summary: Angela Carter’s work is a collage of discourses and genres. The challenge of finding a critical framework, complex and accurate enough to classify her work, has remained. The spectacular and the pragmatic threads of her texts, framed by extreme seriousness and witty humour are unravelled with the help of a different metaphor, denoting enigmatic spaces, conterdiscourses, borders of otherness – heterotopia. Five novels out of nine, five short stories out of thirty-five, as well as Carter’s two film adaptations are filtered through a term extricated from its medical and geographical roots, which emphasizes the ambiguity, as well as the dialogic interaction of Angela Carter’s often discordant discourses that have kept her at the top of the literary canon.

Angela Carter and Surrealism Book by Anna Watz

Angela Carter and Surrealism Book
  • Author : Anna Watz
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-07-15
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 202
  • ISBN Code: 113496854X
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Summary: In 1972, Angela Carter translated Xavière Gauthier’s ground-breaking feminist critique of the surrealist movement, Surréalisme et sexualité (1971). Although the translation was never published, the project at once confirmed and consolidated Carter’s previous interest in surrealism, representation, gender and desire and aided her formulation of a new surrealist-feminist aesthetic. Carter’s sustained engagement with surrealist aesthetics and politics as well as surrealist scholarship aptly demonstrates what is at stake for feminism at the intersection of avant-garde aesthetics and the representation of women and female desire. Drawing on previously unexplored archival material, such as typescripts, journals, and letters, Anna Watz’s study is the first to trace the full extent to which Carter’s writing was influenced by the surrealist movement and its critical heritage. Watz’s book is an important contribution to scholarship on Angela Carter as well as to contemporary feminist debates on surrealism, and will appeal to scholars across the fields of contemporary British fiction, feminism, and literary and visual surrealism.

Angela Carter: New Critical Readings Book by Sonya Andermahr,Lawrence Phillips

Angela Carter: New Critical Readings Book
  • Author : Sonya Andermahr,Lawrence Phillips
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2012-08-09
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 272
  • ISBN Code: 1441177760
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Summary: Bringing together leading international scholars of contemporary fiction and modern women writers, this book provides authoritative new critical readings of Angela Carter's work from a variety of innovative theoretical and disciplinary approaches. Angela Carter: New Critical Readings both evaluates Carter's legacy as feminist provocateur and postmodern stylist, and broaches new ground in considering Carter as, variously, a poet and a 'naturalist'. Including coverage of Carter's earliest writings and her journalism as well as her more widely studied novels, short stories and dramatic works, the book covers such topics as rescripting the canon, surrealism, and Carter's poetics.

The Transatlantic Gothic Novel and the Law, 1790–1860 Book by Bridget M. Marshall

The Transatlantic Gothic Novel and the Law, 1790–1860 Book
  • Author : Bridget M. Marshall
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-02-17
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 214
  • ISBN Code: 1317013719
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Summary: Tracing the use of legal themes in the gothic novel, Bridget M. Marshall shows these devices reflect an outpouring of anxiety about the nature of justice. On both sides of the Atlantic, novelists like William Godwin, Mary Shelley, Charles Brockden Brown, and Hannah Crafts question the foundations of the Anglo-American justice system through their portrayals of criminal and judicial procedures and their use of found documents and legal forms as key plot devices. As gothic villains, from Walpole's Manfred to Godwin's Tyrrell to Stoker's Dracula, manipulate the law and legal system to expand their power, readers are confronted with a legal system that is not merely ineffective at stopping villains but actually enables them to inflict ever greater harm on their victims. By invoking actual laws like the Black Act in England or the Fugitive Slave Act in America, gothic novels connect the fantastic horrors that constitute their primary appeal with much more shocking examples of terror and injustice. Finally, the gothic novel's preoccupation with injustice is just one element of many that connects the genre to slave narratives and to the horrors of American slavery.

British Fiction and the Cold War Book by A. Hammond

British Fiction and the Cold War Book
  • Author : A. Hammond
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2013-09-19
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 327
  • ISBN Code: 1137274859
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Summary: This book offers a unique analysis of the wide-ranging responses of British novelists to the East-West conflict. Hammond analyses the treatment of such geopolitical currents as communism, nuclearism, clandestinity, decolonisation and US superpowerdom, and explores the literary forms which writers developed to capture the complexities of the age.

Post-Millennial Gothic Book by Catherine Spooner

Post-Millennial Gothic Book
  • Author : Catherine Spooner
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-02-23
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN Code: 1441160140
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Summary: Surveying the widespread appropriations of the Gothic in contemporary literature and culture, Post-Millennial Gothic shows contemporary Gothic is often romantic, funny and celebratory. Reading a wide range of popular texts, from Stephenie Meyer's Twilight series through Tim Burton's Gothic film adaptations of Sweeney Todd, Alice in Wonderland and Dark Shadows, to the appearance of Gothic in fashion, advertising and television, Catherine Spooner argues that conventional academic and media accounts of Gothic culture have overlooked this celebratory strain of 'Happy Gothic'. Identifying a shift in subcultural sensibilities following media coverage of the Columbine shootings, Spooner suggests that changing perceptions of Goth subculture have shaped the development of 21st-century Gothic. Reading these contemporary trends back into their sources, Spooner also explores how they serve to highlight previously neglected strands of comedy and romance in earlier Gothic literature.

Memory, Imagination, Justice Book by David Gurnham

Memory, Imagination, Justice Book
  • Author : David Gurnham
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2016-04-22
  • Category: Law
  • Pages : 226
  • ISBN Code: 131709753X
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Summary: Through the creative use of literary analysis, Memory, Imagination, Justice provides a critical and highly original discussion of contemporary topics in criminal law and bioethics. Author David Gurnham uses popular and classical texts, by authors including Shakespeare, Dickens, Euripides, Kafka, the Brothers Grimm, Huxley and Margaret Atwood to shed fresh light on such controversial legal and ethical issues as passionate homicide, life sentences, child pornography and genetic enhancement. Gurnham’s overarching theme is the role of memory and imagination in shaping legal and ethical attitudes. Along this line, this book examines the ways in which past wrongs are remembered and may be forcefully responded to, both by the criminal justice system itself and also by individuals responding to what they regard as gross insults, threats or personal violations. The volume further discusses the role of imagination as a creative force behind legal reform, in terms of the definition of criminal behaviour and the possible future development of the law. These ideas provide a useful and highly original perspective on contemporary issues of crime and society as they resonate both in legal and literary discussion.

Verarbeitung und Funktionen von Gothic in Angela Carters Kurzgeschichte "The Lady of the House of Love" Book by ,

Verarbeitung und Funktionen von Gothic in Angela Carters Kurzgeschichte
  • Author : ,
  • Publisher : GRIN Verlag
  • Release Date : 2013-03-14
  • Category: Literary Criticism
  • Pages : 23
  • ISBN Code: 365639105X
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Summary: Wissenschaftlicher Aufsatz aus dem Jahr 2010 im Fachbereich Anglistik - Literatur, , Sprache: Deutsch, Abstract: "Can a bird sing only the song it knows or can it learn a new song?" Dieses Zitat aus Angela Carters Kurzgeschichte "The Lady of the House of Love" (veröffentlicht 1979 in ihrer Kurzgeschichten-Sammlung The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories) spiegelt die zentrale Frage eines ganzen Genres, der Gothic novel, wider: Ist das Individuum das Produkt der Gesellschaft, deren Denksystemen es sich zu unterwerfen hat, oder kann es sich von der ihm zugedachten Rolle lösen und eine eigene Weltsicht entwickeln? In Carters postmodernem Werk finden sich neben diesem Gedanken auch zahlreiche andere Elemente sowohl der Gothic novel als auch des Märchens. Die ungewöhnliche Darstellung eines postmodernistischen Dornröschens im Gewand einer Gräfin Dracula bietet erste Hinweise darauf, dass eine Dekonstruktion versteinerter Genre- und Geschlechtsvorstellungen vorgenommen werden soll, deren Vorgehen und Funktion näher zu betrachten sein wird. Carter steht somit in der Tradition des französischen dekonstruktivistischen Feminismus, wie er in den Werken von Hélène Cixous, Luce Irigaray und Julia Kristeva zum Ausdruck kommt.

Becoming a Writer Book by Dorothea Brande

Becoming a Writer Book
  • Author : Dorothea Brande
  • Publisher : Prabhat Prakashan
  • Release Date : 101-01-01
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : N.A
  • ISBN Code:
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Summary: For most of my adult life I have been engaged in the writing, the editing, or the criticizing of fiction. I took, and I still take, the writing of fiction seriously.

The Complete Works of Charles Dickens: Novels, Short Stories, Plays, Poetry, Essays, Articles, Speeches, Travel Sketches & Letters (Illustrated) Book by Charles Dickens

The Complete Works of Charles Dickens: Novels, Short Stories, Plays, Poetry, Essays, Articles, Speeches, Travel Sketches & Letters (Illustrated) Book
  • Author : Charles Dickens
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Release Date : 2017-02-27
  • Category: Fiction
  • Pages : 19203
  • ISBN Code: 8026873122
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Summary: This carefully crafted ebook: “The Complete Works of Charles Dickens” is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents: Novels Oliver Twist The Pickwick Papers Nicholas Nickleby The Old Curiosity Shop Barnaby Rudge Martin Chuzzlewit Dombey and Son David Copperfield Bleak House Hard Times Little Dorrit A Tale of Two Cities Great Expectations Our Mutual Friend The Mystery of Edwin Drood Christmas Novellas A Christmas Carol The Chimes The Cricket on the Hearth The Battle of Life The Haunted Man Short Story Collections Sketches by Boz Sketches of Young Gentlemen Sketches of Young Couples Master Humphrey' Clock Reprinted Pieces The Mudfog Papers Pearl-Fishing (First Series) Pearl-Fishing (Second Series) Christmas Stories Other Stories Children's Books Child's Dream of a Star Holiday Romance Stories About Children Every Child Can Read Dickens's Children Plays The Village Coquettes The Strange Gentleman The Lamplighter Is She His Wife Mr. Nightingale's Diary No Thoroughfare The Frozen Deep Poetry The Loving Ballad of Lord Bateman The Poems and Verses of Charles Dickens Travel Books American Notes Pictures From Italy The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices Other Works Sunday Under Three Heads A Child's History of England Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi The Life of Our Lord The Uncommercial Traveller Contributions to “All The Year Round” Contributions to “The Examiner” Miscellaneous Papers Essays & Articles A Coal Miner's Evidence The Lost Arctic Voyagers Frauds on the Fairies Adelaide Anne Procter In Memoriam W. M. Thackeray Speeches of Charles Dickens: Literary and Social Letters of Charles Dickens Criticism CHARLES DICKENS by G. K. Chesterton DICKENS by Sir Adolphus William Ward THE LIFE OF CHARLES DICKENS by John Forster MY FATHER AS I RECALL HIM by Mamie D. Charles Dickens (1812-1870), an English writer and social critic, created some of the world's best-known fictional characters and is regarded as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era.

Collected Works of Rudyard Kipling (Illustrated) Book by Rudyard Kipling

Collected Works of Rudyard Kipling (Illustrated) Book
  • Author : Rudyard Kipling
  • Publisher : e-artnow
  • Release Date : 2015-08-26
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 6100
  • ISBN Code: 8026843088
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Summary: This carefully crafted ebook: "Collected Works of Rudyard Kipling (Illustrated)" is formatted for your eReader with a functional and detailed table of contents. Table of Contents: Novels: The Light That Failed Captain Courageous: A Story of the Grand Banks Kim The Naulahka: A Story of West and East Stalky and Co. Short Story Collections: The City of Dreadful Night Plain Tales from the Hills Soldier's Three (The Story of the Gadsbys) Soldier's Three - Part II The Phantom 'Rickshaw and Other Ghost Stories Under the Deodars Wee Willie Winkie Life's Handicap Many Inventions The Jungle Book The Second Jungle Book The Day's Work Just So Stories Traffics and Discoveries Puck of Pook's Hill Actions and Reactions Abaft the Funnel Rewards and Fairies The Eyes of Asia A Diversity of Creatures Poetry Collections: Departmental Ditties Ballads and Barrack-Room Ballads The Seven Seas An Almanac of Twelve Sports The Five Nations Songs from Books The Years Between How Shakespeare Came to Write the 'Tempest' Military Collections: A Fleet in Being France at War The New Army in Training Sea Warfare The War in the Mountains The Graves of the Fallen Travel Collections American Notes From Sea to Sea Letters of Travel: 1892 - 1913 Joseph Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936) was an English short-story writer, poet, and novelist. He wrote tales and poems of British soldiers in India and stories for children. He is regarded as a major innovator in the art of the short story; his children's books are classics of children's literature; and one critic described his work as exhibiting "a versatile and luminous narrative gift".