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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 serious recognition from a variety of views together with poststructuralism, gender stories, postmodernism and psychoanalysis.

This consultant to Angela Carter’s complicated novel, presents:

  • an obtainable creation to the textual content and contexts of Nights on the Circus
    a serious background, surveying the various interpretations of the textual content from e-book 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 lengthening the assurance of key serious methods pointed out within the survey part

  • cross-references among sections of the advisor, to be able to recommend hyperlinks among texts, contexts and feedback

  • suggestions for additional interpreting.

Part of the Routledge publications to Literature sequence, this quantity is key analyzing for all these starting distinctive research of Nights on the Circus and looking not just a advisor to the unconventional, yet a manner throughout the wealth of contextual and significant fabric that surrounds Carter’s text.

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