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Angela Carter's Book Of Wayward Girls And Wicked Women

by Angela Carter

Part of the Virago Modern Classics Series

Angela Carter's Book Of Wayward Girls And Wicked Women Synopsis

This bestselling collection of stories extols the female virtues of discontent, sexual disruptiveness and bad manners Here are subversive tales - by Ama Ata Aidoo, Jane Bowles, Angela Carter, Colette, Bessie Head, Jamaica Kincaid and Katherine Mansfield among others - all have one thing in common: the wish to restore adventuresses and revolutionaries to their rightful position as models for all women Reflecting the wide-ranging intelligence and deliciously anarchic taste of Angela Carter, some of these stories celebrate toughness and resilience, some of them low cunning: all of them are about not being nice.

Book Information

ISBN: 9780349008462
Publication date: 7th July 2016
Author: Angela Carter
Publisher: Virago Press Ltd an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 416 pages
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Angela Carter

One of Britain's most original writers, Angela Carter was highly lauded for her novels, short stories and journalism. She died in February 1992.

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