NEW The Bloody Chamber Other Stories ç Angela Carter


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  • The Bloody Chamber Other Stories
  • Angela Carter
  • English
  • 03 February 2018
  • 9780060908362

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characters È PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Angela Carter The Bloody Chamber Other Stories Read & Download ò 104 Angela Carter ´ 4 Read & Download From familiar fairy tales and legends Red Riding Hood Bluebeard Puss in Boots Beauty and the Beast vampires werewolves Angela Carter has create Angela Carter reveals the dark heart of the fairy story in these memorably uirky versions She is able to intensify the mythic core of each of these tales not by stripping them down to their essentials the obvious way but by using eccentric illuminative detail expressed in individualistic prose Although these versions could be described as feminist and anti patriarchal such labels are too limiting for the fierce independence of Carter s intelligence She is a writer who never shrinks from acknowledging the transformative power of sexual passion even if the object of that passion be unworthy or evil even if the passion itself be dark and destructive It is her frankness her clarity and her art not the adherence to any philosophical position that make these tales so liberating so powerful such flawless examples of craftsmanship and style

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The Bloody Chamber Other Stories

characters È PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Angela Carter The Bloody Chamber Other Stories Read & Download ò 104 Angela Carter ´ 4 Read & Download D an absorbing collection of dark sensual fantastic storiesContentsThe Bloody Chamber 1979The Courtship of Mr Lyon 1979The Tiger's Bride 1979Pu SpoilersI had high expectations for this Carter s fairy tale retellings are meant to be well known for being feminist gothic and original For the most part I didn t feel that was true Having a few heroines with sexual agency didn t magically make them feminist or ground breaking it takes a lot than that to modernise a fairy tale There were only a couple of them that I actually found somewhat enjoyable the rest were rubbishHated the writing it was convoluted complicated and nonsensical There were a number of times I got lost as to what the hell was going on and had to keep re reading sentences over and over to get some clarity Also some sentences read like paragraphs than sentences they never bloody ended The storiesTHE BLOODY CHAMBERuite liked this but mostly because of the ending where the heroine s mum kills Bluebeard and saves her daughter from death Other than that it was a paint by numbers retelling of Bluebeard THE COURTSHIP OF MR LYON So predictable and cheesy It was a run of the mill Beauty and the Beast retelling complete with flat characters insta love and zero depth THE TIGER S BRIDE Another Beauty and the Beast retelling This time Beauty ends up with the Beast because her dad gambles her off like property At the end Beauty turns herself into a beast too so she can be with a guy who forced her to live with him just so he could see her naked UghPUSS IN BOOTS A shallow manslut gets his cat Puss to hook him up with the rich beautiful virgin he fell in insta love with after seeing her just the once Puss does so and man gets to shag said virgin who also happens to be married Puss and the man kill the husband and get to settle down with their virginal women after years of shagging around Yea it was just a tropey mess and the female characters were rubbish THE ERL KING Only liked the very end of this when the foolish love struck heroine plots to save herself and kill the Erl king everything else was weird and rubbish THE SNOW CHILD The worst story of the lot a married Count wishes for a girl as white as snow red as blood and black as raven His wish comes true but his wife is jealous of the magic girl and tries to kill her instead of helping her girl gets killed by a rose and husband rapes her dead body And the wife seems to be cool with her husband raping dead bodies Ugh hated itTHE LADY OF THE HOUSE OF LOVE This was the most interesting of all the stories Liked the gothic undertones and how atmospheric it was But it read like a paranormal vampire story than a fairy tale THE WEREWOLF I didn t like the girl in this happily causing her werewolf granny s death just so she could inherit her house Where s the feminism in thatTHE COMPANY OF WOLVES Another story with a girl causing her grandma s death this time so she can sex up a werewolf guy Ugh what s with all these female characters being killed by other female characters and dying in horrible waysWOLF ALICEWeird Girl thinks she s a wolf then kind of realises she s not and then she thinks she s a wolf again Yea didn t like itThere were only two stories The Bloody Chamber and The Lady of the House of Love in the collection that I somewhat enjoyed The rest were disappointing they were either predictable or tropey or plain weird and not in a good way Also apart from The Bloody Chamber I didn t find any of the retellings to be feminist in any way I don t know why they ve been praised for their feminism when there was actually very little feminism in them if anything they were sexist what with most of the female characters actions being controlledinfluenced by men in some way or another Also the writing was rubbish

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characters È PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Angela Carter The Bloody Chamber Other Stories Read & Download ò 104 Angela Carter ´ 4 Read & Download Ss in Boots 1979The Erlking 1977The Snow Child 1979The Lady of the House of Love 1975The Werewolf 1977The Company of Wolves 1977Wolf Alice 1978 What an excellent bundle of stories bringing it all back home fairytales and folklore wise stripped of their deceptive pop culture whitewash all blood splattered and primal and sensual and lady teachy I don t know which rose pricked me deeper the blood countess stricken with sudden self sacrificial hideousness in the eternal sleep of light of day at finding a pure deserving specimen of love dropped off to sleep over the cards of destiny that are so fingered so soiled so worn by constant shuffling that you can no longer make the image out on any single one of them the image of the haggard yet severe mother riding up all floppy hat and sagely wild gray hairs pistol drawn to pierce the not Bluebeard not Gilles de Rais who cleverly keeps a copy of La Bas right next to the snuff photography in his bedchamber because meta fic just before he dares attempt to behead her darling too curious daughter an image which anyone with as fierce protective supportive and profoundly independent a mamabear as mine can relate to ad infinitum the girl who became the tiger for the tiger full acceptance literally stripped bare to reveal her anything everything Beautiful bombastic prose reclaiming these shadows of childhood for what they were intended to be lessons about what s to come in burgeoning adulthood subconscious fears embraced the ways of the ugly world and its horrid beauty What a mind Don t feed your children Disney feed them this Well except for WD s Robin Hood that movie is amazing


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    NEW The Bloody Chamber Other Stories ç Angela Carter Halloween re read Angela Carter is an absolute masterful writer She takes the basic narrative of fairy tales and infuses them will blood death and horror She’s a genius at what she doesShe’s a great story teller She transports the stories to the confines of modern society and considers real issues such as the representation of women the limitations of gender and the restrictions of stories themselvesHer prose is ca

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    Angela Carter ´ 4 Read & Download characters È PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Angela Carter Read The Bloody Chamber Other Stories Hey there Little Red Riding HoodYou sure are looking goodYou’re everything a big bad wolf could wantListen to meI don’t think little big girls shouldGo walking in these spooky old woods alone —Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs 1962In The Bloody Chamber Angela Carter’s uses a decidedly feminist slant to re tell familiar myths and stories “The Company of Wolves” for example provides a point by point rebuttal of the myths e

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    NEW The Bloody Chamber Other Stories ç Angela Carter An extraordinarily sensual symbol rich collection of very adult tales of enchantment focusing on female protagonists Some are dirtier versions of the familiar some are barely recognisable beyond title and names and a couple were unknown to me The Lyon and Tiger stories are variants of each other and it ends with three r

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    NEW The Bloody Chamber Other Stories ç Angela Carter characters È PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ´ Angela Carter A collection of stories based off of fairy tales I found this the other day cleaning out by books and I realized I never read it I think it may have been for a class I dropped and I guess I had already bought the books It was a pretty short read about 126 pages so I read it in between doing other work today when taking a break I really enjoyed the writing style and I think the first story the one the book is

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