• Carter, Angela

    Carter, Angela

    Angela Carter (1940 – 1992) is better known as a novelist and short story writer.  Her work encompasses magical realism, feminism and the picaresque and she wrote many highly-acclaimed novels including Wise Children (1991) and the short story collection The Bloody Chamber (1979). Her short story A Company of Wolves was made into a film. She published three collections of poetry and much of her work appears in The Poetry of Angela Carter (Unicorn, 2015).


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