By Helen Stoddart

A hugely unique and influential paintings of recent 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 consciousness from a variety of views together with poststructuralism, gender reports, postmodernism and psychoanalysis.

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

  • an obtainable creation to the textual content and contexts of Nights on the Circus
    a severe historical past, surveying the numerous interpretations of the textual content from e-book to the current
  • a number 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 ways pointed out within the survey part
  • cross-references among sections of the advisor, as a way to recommend hyperlinks among texts, contexts and feedback
  • suggestions for extra analyzing.

Part of the Routledge publications to Literature sequence, this quantity is vital examining for all these starting particular examine of Nights on the Circus and looking not just a consultant to the radical, yet a fashion in the course of the wealth of contextual and demanding fabric that surrounds Carter’s text.

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