By Helen Stoddart
A hugely unique and influential paintings of recent British literature, Angela Carter’s Nights on the Circus combines a superbly inventive plot with a powerful political undertone. the result's an emotive and provocative novel, which has attracted a lot severe recognition from various views together with poststructuralism, gender reports, postmodernism and psychoanalysis.
This consultant to Angela Carter’s advanced novel, presents:
- an available advent to the textual content and contexts of Nights on the Circus
a severe heritage, surveying the numerous interpretations of the textual content from ebook to the current
- a collection of new severe essays at the Nights on the Circus, by way of Heather Johnson, Jeannette Baxter, Sarah Sceats and Helen Stoddart, supplying a number of views at the novel and increasing the insurance of key serious ways pointed out within the survey part
- cross-references among sections of the consultant, in an effort to recommend hyperlinks among texts, contexts and feedback
- suggestions for extra interpreting.
Part of the Routledge publications to Literature sequence, this quantity is key interpreting for all these starting certain learn of Nights on the Circus and looking not just a advisor to the unconventional, yet a fashion during the wealth of contextual and demanding fabric that surrounds Carter’s text.
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