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 powerful political undertone. the result's an emotive and provocative novel, which has attracted a lot severe cognizance from a variety of views together with poststructuralism, gender stories, postmodernism and psychoanalysis.
This consultant to Angela Carter’s complicated novel, presents:
- an obtainable advent to the textual content and contexts of Nights on the Circus
a serious historical past, surveying the numerous interpretations of the textual content from e-book to the current
- a choice of new serious essays at the Nights on the Circus, by means of Heather Johnson, Jeannette Baxter, Sarah Sceats and Helen Stoddart, supplying quite a few views at the novel and lengthening the insurance of key severe ways pointed out within the survey part
- cross-references among sections of the advisor, so as to recommend hyperlinks among texts, contexts and feedback
- suggestions for extra studying.
Part of the Routledge courses to Literature sequence, this quantity is key analyzing for all these starting precise examine of Nights on the Circus and looking not just a advisor to the radical, yet a fashion in the course of the wealth of contextual and significant fabric that surrounds Carter’s text.
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Angela Carter's Nights at the Circus: A Routledge Study Guide (Routledge Guides to Literature) by Helen Stoddart