By Helen Stoddart
A hugely unique and influential paintings of contemporary British literature, Angela Carter’s Nights on the Circus combines a beautifully artistic plot with a robust political undertone. the result's an emotive and provocative novel, which has attracted a lot severe consciousness from a number views together with poststructuralism, gender experiences, postmodernism and psychoanalysis.
This consultant to Angela Carter’s advanced novel, presents:
- an obtainable advent to the textual content and contexts of Nights on the Circus a severe background, surveying the various interpretations of the textual content from ebook to the current
- a number of new serious essays at the Nights on the Circus, via Heather Johnson, Jeannette Baxter, Sarah Sceats and Helen Stoddart, offering quite a few views at the novel and lengthening the assurance of key serious methods pointed out within the survey part
- cross-references among sections of the consultant, with a purpose to recommend hyperlinks among texts, contexts and feedback
- suggestions for additional studying.
Part of the Routledge courses to Literature sequence, this quantity is vital analyzing for all these starting unique learn of Nights on the Circus and looking not just a advisor to the unconventional, yet a manner during the wealth of contextual and important fabric that surrounds Carter’s textual content.
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Angela Carter's Nights at the Circus: A Routledge Study Guide by Helen Stoddart