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The bloody chamber, and other stories

Angela Carter

The bloody chamber, and other stories

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Published by Vintage in London .
Written in English


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StatementAngela Carter.
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LC ClassificationsPR6053.A73 B54 1995
The Physical Object
Pagination157 p. ;
Number of Pages157
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21531003M
ISBN 100099588110


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Find books like The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories from the world’s largest community of readers. Goodreads members who liked The Bloody Chamber and Ot. The Bloody Chamber is a collection of short stories by legendary British writer Angela Carter, whose untimely death in brought her work extensive critical was first published inat which time it won the Cheltenham Festival of Literature prize.

Many consider The Bloody Chamber to be a feminist reworking of the patriarchal fairy tale form, yet Carter expressly said Written: The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter is a book containing the titular short story followed by a collection of nine other stories, all of which are darker and more adult renditions of.

The Bloody Chamber is such an important book to me. Angela Carter, for me, is still the one who said: 'You see these fairy stories, these things that are sitting at the back of the nursery shelves. Actually, each one of them is a loaded gun. Each of them is a bomb. Watch: if you turn it right it will blow up.'4/5(34K).

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The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories by Angela Carter, p.1 Angela Carter4/5(32). sensual and complex. That sentence is a preview of what you'll find in this book, as Carter seems to adhere to the general rule that no noun must go without an adjective - or several.

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[Place of publication not identified]: Penguin Group USA. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Carter, Angela, The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories: And Other Stories: 75th Anniversary.

[Place of publication not identified]: Penguin. In The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories, author Angela Carter reimagines popular fairy tales to give them a distinctly feminine the title story, French author Charles Perrault's (–) "Bluebeard" tale (), which is a warning to wives to respect their husband's privacy, becomes a tale of a young woman drawn into a trap in which the only escape comes.

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The bloody chamber and other stories. [Angela Carter; Helen Simpson] -- With an introduction by Helen Simpson. From familiar fairy tales and legends - Red Riding Hood, Bluebeard, Puss in Boots, Beauty and the Beast, vampires and werewolves.

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This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. `The Bloody Chamber' was probably my least favourite of the short stories that make up Carter's short stories even though it's the title and the first one. It's a modern retelling of Bluebeard which I honestly didn't know anything about before picking up `The Bloody Chamber' is interesting to say the least/5.

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Check out other translated books in French, Spanish languages. 'The Bloody Chamber is such an important book to me. Angela Carter, for me, is still the one who said: 'You see these fairy stories, these things that are sitting at the back of the nursery shelves.

Actually, each one of them is a loaded gun. Each of them is a bomb. Watch: if you turn it right it will blow up.'4/5(7).

The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories by Angela Carter,download free ebooks, Download free PDF EPUB ebook. Images of “bloody chambers” reappear throughout the book, and though the principle bloody chamber of this story will be revealed soon, Carter also connects this place of violence to the female anatomy – as the heroine losing her virginity causes her to bleed, and is a kind of “impalement.” The Marquis shows his total power over her by.

Discover Angela Carter's classic feminist retelling of favourite fairy tales interwoven by a master of seductive, luminous storytelling. From familiar fairy tales and legends - Red Riding Hood, Bluebeard, Puss in Boots, Beauty and the Beast, vampires and werewolves - Angela Carter has created an absorbing collection of dark, sensual, fantastic stories.4/5(55).

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In “The Bloody Chamber” the heroine, a young pianist, marries a rich Marquis who had three earlier wives. The heroine moves to the Marquis’ castle, where she loses her virginity and finds a collection of sadistic pornography.

The Marquis then gets a business call and leaves, entrusting his keys to the heroine and only forbidding her from. For the 75th anniversary of her birth, a Deluxe Edition of the master of the literary supernatural’s most celebrated book—featuring a new introduction by Kelly LinkAngela Carter was a storytelling sorceress, the literary godmother of Neil Gaiman, David Mitchell, Audrey Niffenegger, J.

Rowling, Kelly Link, and other contemporary masters of supernatural fiction. "The Bloody Chamber and other Stories" is my first Angela is an anthology of ten mesmerising feminist themed stories based on popular characters from fairy tales,fables and ,we have Blue Beard,the Erl King,Snow White,Puss in Boots,Werewolves and Vampires all jostling with each other in the pages of this slim and fascinating volume/5().

The story "The Bloody Chamber" is one of ten short stories in Angela Carter’s collection "The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories", which was published in In this particular story she reworks the fairy tale of Blue Beard and transforms it into a feminist retelling by combining it with results from "The Sadeian Woman".

Praise For The Bloody Chamber: And Other Stories "A wonderfully written book, ironical, cerebral, elegant." —Joyce Carol Oates, The New York Times Book Review "She writes a prose that lends itself to magnificent set pieces of fastidious sensuality dreams, myths, fairy tales, metamorphoses, the unruly unconscious, epic journeys, and a.

Quotes from Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories. Learn the important quotes in The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories and the chapters they're from, including why they're important and what they mean in the context of the book.

The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories is a collection of short fiction by the British writer Angela of the stories reworks a famous folk narrative: the story which gives the collection its title is based on 'Blue Beard', in which an older man takes a younger wife and commands her not to enter a certain room in his castle.

Angela Carter ( ) wrote nine novels and numerous short stories, as well as nonfiction, radio plays, and the screenplay for Neil Jordan's movie The Company of Wolves, based on her won numerous literary awards, traveled and taught widely in the United States, and lived in London.4/5(54). The walls of this stark torture chamber were the naked rock; they gleamed as if they were sweating with fright.

At the four corners of the room were funerary urns, of great antiquity, Etruscan, perhaps, and, on three-legged ebony stands, the bowls of incense he had left burning which filled the room with a sacerdotal reek.4/5(32).

The Bloody Chamber: And Other Stories (Paperback) The New York Times Book Review original, and baroque styleist, a trait especially marked in The Bloody Chamber – her vocabulary a mix of finely tuned phrase, luscious adjective, witty aphorism, and hearty, up-theirs vulgarity." —Margaret Atwood, The Observer.

About the Author: Angela Carter ( – ) composed nine books and various short stories, just as true to life, radio plays, and the screenplay for Neil Jordan’s film The Company of Wolves, given her story.

She won various artistic honors, voyaged and educated widely in the United States, and lived in London. Inside this book.The Bloody Chamber And Other Stories by Angela Carter From familiar fairy tales and legends - Red Riding Hood, Bluebeard, Puss in Boots, Beauty and the Beast, vampires and werewolves - Angela Carter has created an absorbing collection of dark, sensual, fantastic stories.The Bloody Chamber (Paperback) And Other Stories: 75th-Anniversary Edition (Penguin Classics Deluxe Edition) By Angela Carter, Kelly Link (Introduction by) Penguin Classics,pp.

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