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Read online The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories.pdf PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories Angela Carter was a storytelling sorceress the literary godmother of such contemporary masters of supernatural fiction as Neil Gaiman David Mitchell Audrey Niffenegger J K Rowling and Kelly Link who introduces this edition of Carter s most celebrated book published for the seventy fifth anniversary of her birth In i The Bloody Chamber i which includes the story that is the basis of Neil Jordan s movie i The Company of Wolves i Carter spins subversively dark and sensual versions of familiar fairy tales and legends like Little Red Riding Hood Bluebeard Puss in Boots and Beauty and the Beast giving them exhilarating new life in a style steeped in the romantic trappings of the gothic tradition by Angela Carter

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The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories
Title:The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories
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ISBN:014017821X
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Number of Pages:128
Category:short-stories, fantasy, fiction, horror, fairy-tales, gothic, feminism
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The Bloody Chamber and Other Stories, Angela Carter's Book of Fairy Tales, Burning Your Boats: The Collected Short Stories, Heroes and Villains, The Magic Toyshop, Wise Children, Nights at the Circus, Saints and Strangers, The Passion of New Eve, The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman
I know nothing I am a tabula rasa a blank sheet of paper an unhatched egg I have not yet become a woman although I possess a woman s shape Not a woman no both more and less than a real woman Now I am a being as mythic and monstrous as Mother herself br br New York has become the City of Dreadful Night where dissolute Leilah performs a dance of chaos for Evelyn But this young Englishman s fate lies in the arid desert where a many breasted fertility goddess will wield her scalpel to transform him into the new Eve, b Saints and Strangers b also published as b Black Venus b is an anthology of short fiction Angela Carter takes real people and literary legends most often women who have been mythologized or marginalized and recasts them in a new light In a style that is sensual cerebral almost hypnotic The Fall River Axe Murders portrays the last hours before Lizzie Borden s infamous act the sweltering heat the weight of flannel and corsets the clanging of the factory bells the food reheated and reserved despite the lack of adequate refrigeration the house full of locked doors that open only into other rooms with other locked doors In Our Lady of the Massacre the no nonsense voice of an eighteenth century prostitute runaway slave questions who is civilized the Indians or the white men Black Venus gives voice to Charles Baudelaire s Creole mistress Jeanne Duval you could say not so much that Jeanne did not understand the lapidary troubled serenity of her lover s poetry but that it was a perpetual affront to her He recited it to her by the hour and she ached raged and chafed under it because his eloquence denied her language The Kiss takes the traditional story of Tamburlaine s wife and gives it a new and refreshing ending Sometimes disquieting sometimes funny always thought provoking Angela Carter s stories offer a feminist revision of images that lie deep in the public psyche, Dora and Nora Chance are a famous song and dance team of the British music halls Billed as The Lucky Chances the sisters are the illegitimate and unacknowledged daughters of Sir Melchoir Hazard the greatest Shakespearean actor of his day At once ribald and sentimental glittery and tender this rambunctious family saga is Angela Carter at her bewitching best, Angela Carter was a storytelling sorceress the literary godmother of such contemporary masters of supernatural fiction as Neil Gaiman David Mitchell Audrey Niffenegger J K Rowling and Kelly Link who introduces this edition of Carter s most celebrated book published for the seventy fifth anniversary of her birth In i The Bloody Chamber i which includes the story that is the basis of Neil Jordan s movie i The Company of Wolves i Carter spins subversively dark and sensual versions of familiar fairy tales and legends like Little Red Riding Hood Bluebeard Puss in Boots and Beauty and the Beast giving them exhilarating new life in a style steeped in the romantic trappings of the gothic tradition