Feminist metafiction and androcentric reading strategies: angela carter's reconstructed reader in nights at the circus. The ravished reader angela carter's allegory in nights at the circus marita kristiansen department of english, university of bergen, norway will lie on the second kind of metafiction involved in carter's demythologising project, that is on the novel as an allegory of reading. Angela carter's the werewolf writers of metafiction often deliberately break the pane of illusion by abruptly interrupting a story to intrude or interject another reality upon it. Metafiction was coined by william h gass to call attention to fictions that call attention to themselves it's often associated with postmodern writers, such as john barth, jorge luis borges, angela carter, vladimir nabokov, flann o'brien, thomas pynchon, kurt vonnegut, and. Abstract nights at the circus (1984) is a provocative novel, written by the british writer angela carter it is a feminist angela carter's nights at the circus: a historiographical perspective metafiction is concerned. Female authors & meta-fiction i am gathering here a list of meta-fictional works of literature william h gass coined the term metafiction in a 1970 essay entitled philosophy and the form of fiction angela carter (english) nights at the circus.
The paperback of the angela carter's nights at the circus: this guide to angela carter's complex novel bricolage and metafiction 31 magical realism 34 masquerade and the performative 37 critical history 41 reviews. Marvelous geometry: narrative and metafiction in modern fairy tale and feminist debates around angela carter, and her discussions of the relationship between folkloric, literary, and cinematic texts are cogent unfortunately. Helen stoddart is a lecturer at keele university she is interested in research on the circus its history, cultural influences and implications and, most particularly, its representation in other forms such as literature and cinema | ebay. Ackroyd uses typical postmodern techniques, such as playfulness, intertextuality, pastiche, metafiction and temporal distortion the modern english visionary: peter ackroyd's hawksmoor and angela carter's the passion of new eve external links edit review on the new york times. Get this from a library critical essays on angela carter [lindsey tucker] -- this book offers essays on the short stories, novels and general writings of angela carter to examine her philosophy and style with a biographical introduction.
Marvelous geometry: narrative and metafiction in modern fairy tale by jessica tiffin and feminist debates around angela carter, and her discussions of the relationship between folkloric, literary, and cinematic texts are cogent. Table of contents introduction i angela carter (1940-1992): life and work historiographic metafiction as the fiction is interwoven with historical facts and existing figures of the 19th century to whose turn the novel is situated. Angela carter's nights at the circus by helen stoddart, 9780415350129, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. Historiographic metafiction is a term coined by canadian literary theorist linda hutcheon in the late 1980s the term is used for works of fiction which combine the literary devices of metafiction with historical fiction.
Feminist metafiction and androcentric reading strategies: angela carter's reconstructed reader in nights at the circus chapter in critical essays on angela carter, ed lindsey tucker feminist metafiction and anti-feminist reading strategies: angela carter's nights at the circus,. Angela carter's 'nights at the circus' the basics questions for the group most helpful pieces king's feminist critical perspective passage from the female-correctional facility hutcheon, linda (1988) 'historiographic metafiction: the pastime of past time. Historiographic metafiction is a term coined by canadian literary theorist linda hutcheon in the late 1980s the term is used for works of fiction which combine the literary devices of metafiction with historical fiction works regarded as historiographic metafiction are also distinguished by.
11 novels so amazing, you can't tell what genre they are in which reality and fiction collide and the author becomes a character in the book something about metafiction often causes genre angela carter is one of those authors who always comes up in discussions about literary. Angela carter demystified: the employment of the gothic in angela carter's fiction angela carter (7 may 1940 - 16 february 1992) lack of boundaries between fact and fiction, and metafiction the theory of the grotesque, as advanced by the russian literary critic mikhail bakhtin. Libris titelinformation: metafiction and metahistory in contemporary women's writing [elektronisk resurs] / ann heilmann, mark llewellyn. Gothic horror, fairy tale, historiographic metafiction, magic realism, shakespearean comedy, picaresque, neo-victorian all are identified by one critic or another as carrier beams in the book's narrative framework angela carter has said that.