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The Resource Angela Carter's Nights at the circus, Helen Stoddart

Angela Carter's Nights at the circus, Helen Stoddart

Label
Angela Carter's Nights at the circus
Title
Angela Carter's Nights at the circus
Statement of responsibility
Helen Stoddart
Title variation
Nights at the circus
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Part of the Routledge Guides to Literature series, this volume is essential reading for all chose beginning detailed study of Nights at the Circus and seeking not only a guide to the novel, but also a way through the wealth of contextual and critical material that surrounds Carter's text."--BOOK JACKET
Cataloging source
DLC
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Stoddart, Helen.
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Routledge guides to literature
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feminist fiction, English
  • Gothic revival (Literature)
  • Postmodernism (Literature)
  • Magic realism (Literature)
  • Feminism in literature
  • Magic in literature
  • Circus performers in literature
  • Carter, Angela
  • Carter, Angela
Label
Angela Carter's Nights at the circus, Helen Stoddart
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-131) and index
Contents
  • 1.
  • Text and contexts.
  • p. 1
  • Angela Carter : biography and writing.
  • p. 3
  • Academic contexts.
  • p. 4
  • Internationalism.
  • p. 5
  • Recognition.
  • p. 6
  • Britain in the 1890s and the 1980s : Margaret Thatcher.
  • p. 8
  • Britain in the 1960s : cultural change.
  • p. 10
  • Literary contexts and beyond.
  • p. 12
  • Critical contexts.
  • p. 21
  • Walter Benjamin and the 'angel of history'.
  • p. 21
  • Michel Foucault and the panoptican.
  • p. 24
  • Laura Mulvey, female stars and 'to-be-looked-at-ness'.
  • p. 26
  • Mikhail Bakhtin : the carnivalesque and the grotesque.
  • p. 27
  • Postmodernism : intertextuality, bricolage and metafiction.
  • p. 31
  • Magical realism.
  • p. 34
  • Masquerade and the performative.
  • p. 37
  • 2.
  • Critical history.
  • p. 41
  • Reviews.
  • p. 43
  • Gender, feminism and the carnivalesque.
  • p. 46
  • Performance and masquerade.
  • p. 50
  • Freakery and the grotesque.
  • p. 52
  • History and politics.
  • p. 56
  • Postmodernism and history.
  • p. 58
  • Genre : picaresque, magic realism and Gothic.
  • p. 63
  • 3.
  • Critical readings.
  • p. 67
  • Metafiction, magical realism and myth'/
  • Heather Johnson
  • p. 69
  • 'Performance, identity and the body'/
  • Sarah Sceats
  • p. 82
  • 'Postmodernism'/
  • Jeannette Baxter
  • p. 95
  • 'Popular culture, carnival and clowns'/
  • Helen Stoddart
  • p. 108
  • 4.
  • Further reading and Web resources.
  • p. 123
Control code
CSUGA6835887-B
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 136 p.
Isbn
9780415350129
Lccn
2006100811
Other control number
9780415350129
Label
Angela Carter's Nights at the circus, Helen Stoddart
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 125-131) and index
Contents
  • 1.
  • Text and contexts.
  • p. 1
  • Angela Carter : biography and writing.
  • p. 3
  • Academic contexts.
  • p. 4
  • Internationalism.
  • p. 5
  • Recognition.
  • p. 6
  • Britain in the 1890s and the 1980s : Margaret Thatcher.
  • p. 8
  • Britain in the 1960s : cultural change.
  • p. 10
  • Literary contexts and beyond.
  • p. 12
  • Critical contexts.
  • p. 21
  • Walter Benjamin and the 'angel of history'.
  • p. 21
  • Michel Foucault and the panoptican.
  • p. 24
  • Laura Mulvey, female stars and 'to-be-looked-at-ness'.
  • p. 26
  • Mikhail Bakhtin : the carnivalesque and the grotesque.
  • p. 27
  • Postmodernism : intertextuality, bricolage and metafiction.
  • p. 31
  • Magical realism.
  • p. 34
  • Masquerade and the performative.
  • p. 37
  • 2.
  • Critical history.
  • p. 41
  • Reviews.
  • p. 43
  • Gender, feminism and the carnivalesque.
  • p. 46
  • Performance and masquerade.
  • p. 50
  • Freakery and the grotesque.
  • p. 52
  • History and politics.
  • p. 56
  • Postmodernism and history.
  • p. 58
  • Genre : picaresque, magic realism and Gothic.
  • p. 63
  • 3.
  • Critical readings.
  • p. 67
  • Metafiction, magical realism and myth'/
  • Heather Johnson
  • p. 69
  • 'Performance, identity and the body'/
  • Sarah Sceats
  • p. 82
  • 'Postmodernism'/
  • Jeannette Baxter
  • p. 95
  • 'Popular culture, carnival and clowns'/
  • Helen Stoddart
  • p. 108
  • 4.
  • Further reading and Web resources.
  • p. 123
Control code
CSUGA6835887-B
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xii, 136 p.
Isbn
9780415350129
Lccn
2006100811
Other control number
9780415350129

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