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Additional Resources for The Bloody Chamber by Angela Carter

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Atwood, Margaret. "Running with the Tigers," in Flesh and the Mirror, Virago Press, 1994, pp. 117-35.

Analyzes Carter's "talking back to" the Marquis de Sade in The Bloody Chamber by looking at images of the tiger and the lamb, the eater and the eaten.

Duncker, Patricia. "Reimagining the Fairy Tales: Angela Carter's Bloody Chambers," Literature and History, Vol. 10, 1984, pp. 3-14.

This "anti-pornography " critique of Carter's collection discusses how "The Bloody Chamber" delivers a "perhaps unwitting . . . feminist message."

Jordan, Elaine, "The Dangers of Angela Carter," in New Feminist Discourses, edited by Isobel Armstrong, Routledge, 1992, pp. 119-32.

Defends Carter's feminism and sees "The Bloody Chamber" as a re-working of the stories of the French author Colette.

Rushdie, Salman. Introduction to Burning Your Boats: The Collected Short Stories of Angela Carter, Holt, 1995, pp. ix-xiv.

Carter's career as a short-story writer as communicated through a friend's testimony.

Sage, Lorna. "Angela Carter," in Dictionary...

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