Shadow Dance ePub download
by Angela Carter
- ISBN: 0140255249
- ISBN13: 978-0140255249
- ePub: 1617 kb | FB2: 1255 kb
- Language: English
- Category: Literary
- Publisher: Penguin Books (August 1, 1996)
- Pages: 192
- Rating: 4.7/5
- Votes: 960
- Format: docx mbr lit txt
Shadow Dance is Angela Carter's first book, and it is my introduction to her writing. The writing is stark yet compelling, and her deft touch introduces characters that inhabit the mind long after the last page is read.
Shadow Dance is Angela Carter's first book, and it is my introduction to her writing. This book is recommended for fiction readers. 2 people found this helpful.
In Love", Angela Carter would use this pessimistic framework to critique the hippy subculture that had grown up in the ruins of mid-twentieth century civilisation. Typically dark, this slender book is rather haunting, inhabiting the space between reality and fairy tales, a place Carter returned to over and again.
Originally published as Honeybuzzard (LJ 1/1/67), Shadow Dance launched British author Carter's career, which she buttressed with The Magic Toyshop two years later. Both received praise from LJ's.
Shadow Dance was Angela Carter's first novel, published in England by Heinemann in 1966. It was published under the name Honeybuzzard in the United States. It was published under the name Honeybuzzard in the United States a capacity for looking at the mess of contemporary life without flinching.
Shadow Dance - Virago Modern Classics (Paperback). Please provide me with your latest book news, views and details of Waterstones’ special offers. Angela Carter (author). She brings the gift of wonder OBSERVER The boldest of English writers LORNA SAGE A great writer.
Carter’s heady first novel introduces one of her most enigmatic characters. Angela Carter Shadow Dance 9781860490415. Honeybuzzard spends his nights scavenging the contents of abandoned buildings and his days seducing and tormenting lovers, enemies, and friends. He and his best friend Morris scoour the backstreets of London, leaving behind a trail of detruction in the broken hearts and dashed hopes of those they love, manipulate, and ultimately discard.
Carter's heady first novel introduces one of her most enigmatic characters
Carter's heady first novel introduces one of her most enigmatic characters.
Angela Carter was born in 1940. One of Britain's most original and disturbing writers, she died in 1992. She read English at Bristol University, and from 1976–8 was a fellow in Creative Writing at Sheffield University. She lived in Japan, the United States and Australia. Her first novel, Shadow Dance, was published in 1965, followed by The Magic Toyshop (1967, John Llewellyn Rhys Prize), Several Perceptions (1968, Somerset Maugham Award), Heroes and Villains (1969), Love (1971), The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman (1972), The Passion of New Eve (1977), Nights at the Circus (1984, James.
Shadow Dance (1966, also known as Honeybuzzard). Angela Carter's Book of Fairy Tales (2005) (collects the two Virago Books above). Angela Carter talks about her life and work to Elizabeth Jolley, British Library (audio, 1988, 53 mins). Angela Carter's radio work. Angela Carter at the British Library.