By Helen Stoddart
A hugely unique and influential paintings of recent British literature, Angela Carter’s Nights on the Circus combines a beautifully inventive plot with a powerful political undertone. the result's an emotive and provocative novel, which has attracted a lot serious cognizance from a number views together with poststructuralism, gender reports, postmodernism and psychoanalysis.
This consultant to Angela Carter’s complicated novel, presents:
- an available advent to the textual content and contexts of Nights on the Circus
a severe background, surveying the numerous interpretations of the textual content from e-book to the current
- a choice 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 insurance 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 targeted examine of Nights on the Circus and looking not just a advisor to the unconventional, 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