Essays Tagged: "Angela Carter"

The problem of gender in three fairy tales by Angela Carter.

Contents1 Introduction about Angela Carter.......................................12 A definition of gender and feminism.......... ... Summary ...............................................................127 Bibliograpy1 IntroductionAngela Carter was born in Eastbourne, Sussex, the daughter of a journalist. She was removed by her g ... t-modern literary theories and feminist politics. Carter died in 1992 at the age of fifty-one.Since Angela Carter has been seen as one of the most famous post modernism feminists in our time, it is re ...

(16 pages) 195 0 2.7 Nov/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The development of the novel in the 20th century

e subject speaks in a different English while in Britain the narrative female voice of writers like Angela Carter are experimenting with intertextuality.Another new aspect emerging during the 1960s an ... is added to the numerous layers of intertext.A representative work is The Bloody Chamber (1979), by Angela Carter. Women's works are much more interesting than their male contemporaries'. In works lik ...

(6 pages) 255 0 3.4 Dec/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Discuss the impact of the past upon the present in both "Persuasion" by Jane Austen and "The Magic Toyshop" by Angela Carter, from the point of view of both characterisation and plot.

In both Persuasion by Jane Austen and Angela Carter's The Magic Toyshop, the past has significance both in terms of characterisation and o ...

(10 pages) 83 2 4.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Salman Rusdie - portrait in brief

connected his books to magic realism, which includes such English-language authors as Peter Carey, Angela Carter, E.L. Doctorow, John Fowles, Mark Helprin or Emma Tennant. Salman Rushdie was condemne ...

(6 pages) 90 3 3.8 Dec/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Biographies

Angela carter and the bloody chamber

Angela Carter was writing in the 1970's during a wave of feminism and this influence in seen in her ...

(4 pages) 66 0 5.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

In what ways is Angela Carter a political writer? Discuss in relation to 'The Magic Toyshop'.

In what ways is Angela Cater a political writer? Discuss in relation to The Magic Toyshop.Angela Carter has often be ... he human spirit can survive.BIBLIOGRAPHYCarter, A. The Magic Toyshop. (London: Virago, 2003)Day, A. Angela Carter The Rational Glass. (Manchester: Manchester UniversityPress, 1998)Easton, A. (Ed) Ange ... on, A. (Ed) Angela Carter Contemporary Critical Essays. (London: MacmillanPress Ltd, 2000)Peach, L. Angela Carter. (Basingstoke: Macmillan Press Ltd., 1988)Sage, L. Angela Carter. (Plymouth: Northcote ...

(7 pages) 17 0 0.0 Jun/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

"The Fall River Axe Murders" by Angela Carter.

In the story of "The Fall River Axe Murders" by Angela Carter it became apparent to me that the most important setting piece throughout the story wa ...

(1 pages) 43 1 2.3 Nov/2005

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

What does the novel "Wise Children" have to tell us about paternity and maternity?

In the novel Wise Children by Angela Carter, two illegitimate twins (Dora and Nora) are cared for and raised by Grandma Chance, wh ...

(3 pages) 17 0 3.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Reflective Response - "A Wasp's Look at Lizzie Border" - Florence King. A response paper describing the situation in the poem.

s it?King's "A Wasp Looks at Lizzie Border" gives the reader a portrayal of the Borden murders that Angela Carter's "The Fall River Axe Murders" does not. King shows us a more modern and realistic loo ...

(2 pages) 24 0 5.0 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Lizzie Borden...Criminal Mastermind or Insanely Innocent? - And article examining the Lizzie Borden Case as a legal prosecution.

Lizzie Borden. Miss Lizzie Borden. Angela Carter has given her defense case and produced what is rather trivial evidence to the jury. I ...

(5 pages) 42 0 0.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law > Cases

Angela Carter                  Angela Olive Stalker was born on May

Angela Carter Angela Olive Stalker was born on May 7, 1940, in Eastbourne, Sussex, ... of detective story and introduced her characteristic interrogation of sexuality. After her divorce, Angela Carter, moved to Japan, where she lived and worked from 1969-1972.Then moved back to the Unit ... moved back to the United States where she was a teacher in Iowa and New York. On February 16, 1992, Angela Stalker Carter died of cancer.Angela Carter's career as a whole can be viewed as an extended ...

(5 pages) 1448 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Art Essays > Artists

How Beauty is a Burden

was once considered beautiful is now passé. According to “A Wound in the Face” by Angela Carter, the application of makeup has evolved from a layer almost an inch thick, to none at a ...

(3 pages) 48 1 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Health & Medicine > Sex & Sexuality

Discuss the effects, and dangers, of a powerful imagination in the turn of the screw and the magic toyshop.

The novels The Turn of the Screw, by Henry James, and The Magic Toyshop, by Angela Carter both possess a great deal of fantasy on the behalf of the characters. This mainly feat ... of the Screw, ed. A. Curtis, (Clays LTD, St Ives PLC, Reprint Penguin Classics 1986), (pp143-262).3.Angela Carter, The Magic Toyshop, W. Heinemann Ltd, Virago, Time Warner Books, 1981.

(7 pages) 12 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"In Company Of Wolves'

Your honor, ladies and gentlemen of the jury, as you are aware we are here today to discuss miss Angela Carters appropriation of the beloved fairytale Little Red Riding Hood titled The Co0mpany of ... gusted as I am by the sheer vulgarity of it. Let me first read a short summary to jog your memories.Angela Carter’s tale, ‘In Company of Wolves’, tells the story of a young girl who fli ...

(4 pages) 1342 0 0.0 Jul/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Persuasive Writing

Comparative Analysis of Transformation Motifs in Fairy Tales

Jean Cocteau, it placed a strong importance on the wanted quality of a woman. On the other hand, in Angela Carter's "The Tiger's Bride," with it's intriguing enjoyable reversal of the usual ending of ...

(11 pages) 28 1 5.0 Feb/2010

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Gender Analysis of The Tigers Bride by Angela Carter

Question 1: The Tigers Bride by Angela Carter Concepts of GenderThe short storyThe Tigers Bride raises thought provoking concepts ar ... that constraints are merely a construct, a mask which can slip and shatter when pressure is applied.Angela Carter sketches a bleak setting, and equally bleak outlook for the female protagonist, caught ... which forces such drastic methods upon the genders to avoid cultural ideation.Bibliography:Carter, Angela, (1996). The Tiger's Bride. In Carter, Angela, Burning your boats : the collected short stori ...

(3 pages) 3 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Language Studies > Writing

Angela Carter's The Bloody Chamber

In light of reading the collection of narratives by Angela Carter, I decided to add to the story The Snow Child. Carter attempts to challenge the conven ...

(2 pages) 2 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

Killing of Snow White

Leo 1Isdael LeoDr. PiferFYS-1100-0910 October 2014"The Tiger's Bride" Angela Carter: Was Beauty the Human?In "The Tiger's Bride" by Angela Carter, the author shows an obj ... shows the tiger that is underneath her skin to show that the heroine broke free.Works CitedCarter, Angela. "The Tiger's Bride. Ed. Maria Tator. NY." Norton, 1999. Print. 50-66. Print.

(3 pages) 1 0 0.0 Dec/2014

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community