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Angela Carter's Book Of Wayward Girls And Wicked Women By Angela Carter

Angela Carter's Book Of Wayward Girls And Wicked Women by Angela Carter

Condition - Very Good
$21.49
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Summary

* This bestselling collection of stories extols the female virtues of discontent, sexual disruptiveness and bad manners - reissued in a HB edition as a companion to Angela Carter's Book of Fairy Tales

Angela Carter's Book Of Wayward Girls And Wicked Women Summary

Angela Carter's Book Of Wayward Girls And Wicked Women by Angela Carter

This bestselling collection of stories extols the female virtues of discontent, sexual disruptiveness and bad manners Here are subversive tales - by Ama Ata Aidoo, Jane Bowles, Angela Carter, Colette, Bessie Head, Jamaica Kincaid and Katherine Mansfield among others - all have one thing in common: the wish to restore adventuresses and revolutionaries to their rightful position as models for all women

Reflecting the wide-ranging intelligence and deliciously anarchic taste of Angela Carter, some of these stories celebrate toughness and resilience, some of them low cunning: all of them are about not being nice.

About Angela Carter

One of Britain's most original writers, Angela Carter was highly lauded for her novels, short stories and journalism. She died in February 1992.

Additional information

GOR002380089
9781844086979
1844086976
Angela Carter's Book Of Wayward Girls And Wicked Women by Angela Carter
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Little, Brown Book Group
2010-12-02
416
N/A
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