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Angela Carter

(Angela Olive Stalker Carter)
UK (1940 - 1992)
 
Series
Bristol Trilogy
1. Shadow Dance (1966)
     aka Honeybuzzard
2. Several Perceptions (1968)
3. Love (1971)
Shadow DanceSeveral PerceptionsLove
 
Anthologies edited
The Second Virago Book of Fairy TalesSleeping Beauty: And Other Favourite Fairy TalesWayward Girls and Wicked WomenThe Virago Book of Fairy Tales
Strange Things Sometimes Still Happen: Fairy Tales from Around the WorldAngela Carter's Book of Fairy Tales
 
Non fiction
The Sadeian Woman and the Ideology of PornographyNothing SacredImages of Frida Kahlo
 
Anthologies containing stories by Angela Carter
A Book of Contemporary NightmaresElsewhere TwoThe Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Fourth Annual CollectionThe New Gothic: A Collection of Contemporary Gothic Fiction
I Shudder at Your TouchThe Oxford Book of Gothic TalesThe Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Sixth Annual CollectionWomen of Wonder
The Penguin Book of Modern Fantasy by WomenThe Oxford Book of Twentieth-Century Ghost StoriesRivals of DraculaThe Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Tenth Annual Collection
The Flying SorcerersVampire and Werewolf Stories
 
Short stories
The Man Who Loved a Double Bass (1962)
A Very, Very Great Lady and Her Son at Home (1965)
A Victorian Fable (with Glossary) (1966)
Elegy for a Free-Lance (1974)
The Executioner's Beautiful Daughter (1974)
Flesh and the Mirror (1974)
The Loves of Lady Purple (1974)
Master (1974)
Penetrating to the Heart of the Forest (1974)
Reflections (1974)
The Smile of Winter (1974)
A Souvenir of Japan (1974)
The Lady of the House of Love (1975)
The Scarlet House (1976)
The Company of Wolves (1977)
The Erl-King (1977)
The Kiss (1977)
The Werewolf (1977)
Wolf-Alice (1978)
The Bloody Chamber [short story] (1979)
The Courtship of Mr Lyon (1979)
The Kitchen Child (1979)
Our Lady of the Massacre (1979)
Puss-in-Boots (1979)
The Snow Child (1979)
The Tiger's Bride (1979)
Black Venus [short story] (1980)
The Fall River Axe Murders (1981)
The Quilt Maker (1981)
The Cabinet of Edgar Allan Poe (1982)
Overture and Incidental Music for "A Midsummer Night's Dream" (1982)
Peter and the Wolf (1982)
Ashputtle: or, The Mother's Ghost (1987)
John Ford's 'Tis Pity She's a Whore (1988)
The Merchant of Shadows (1989)
Alice in Prague, or The Curious Room (1990)
In Pantoland (1991)
Lizzie's Tiger (1991)
Impressions: The Wrightsman Magdalene (1992)
The Ghost Ships (1993)
Gun for the Devil (1993)
The Snow Pavilion (1995)


Awards
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction winner (1984) : Nights at the Circus
World Fantasy Best Collection nominee (1986) : Black Venus


Books about Angela Carter
Flesh and The Mirror: Essays on Angela CarterAngela CarterAngela CarterThe Fiction of Angela Carter
 
Angela Carter recommends
Chronicle of a Death Foretold
Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1981)
Gabriel García Márquez
"A tour de force of moral and emotional complexity."
The Ice Monkey: And Other Stories
The Ice Monkey: And Other Stories (1983)
M John Harrison
"Stylish, accomplished, evocative short stories, exemplary fictions of unease shot through with poetic insights and most beautifully written."
Empire of the Sun
Empire of the Sun (1984)
(Empire of the Sun, book 1)
J G Ballard
"An extraordinary achievement."
The Portable Virgin
The Portable Virgin (1991)
Anne Enright
"Elegant, scrupulously poised, always intelligent and, not least, original."



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