Angela Carter's Book of Wayward Girls and Wicked Women

Author(s): Angela Carter

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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.

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

General Fields

  • : 9780349008462
  • : Little, Brown Book Group Limited
  • : Virago Press
  • : July 2016
  • : 198mm X 135mm X 28mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : September 2016
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Angela Carter
  • : Paperback
  • : 1
  • : English
  • : 823/.01/08352042
  • : 416