The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman
  • Author : Angela Carter
  • Release Date : 11 August 2022
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Genre : Physicians
  • Pages : 271
  • ISBN 13 : 9780141192390
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Book Description: Angela Carter's 'The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman' was first published in 1972, and is a magical, satirical adventure.

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Publisher : Kel Carpenter
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They say there’s no rest for the wicked, and New Orleans never knew how true that was until I came to town. Nobody told me that when I entered the transition, the very gifts of my demonic lineage would be used against me. Nobody warned me that the flames ...

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The Infernal Desires of Angela Carter

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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Drawing on many aspects of contemporary feminist theory, this lively collection of essays assesses Angela Carter's polemical fictions of desire. Carter, renowned for her irreverent wit, was one of the most gifted, subversive, and stylish British writers to emerge in the 1960s....

The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman

The Infernal Desire Machines of Doctor Hoffman

Author : Angela Carter
Publisher : Random House
Genre : Fiction
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Desiderio, an employee of the city under a bizarre reality attack from Doctor Hoffman's mysterious machines, has fallen in love with Albertina, the Doctor's daughter. But Albertina, a beautiful woman made of glass, seems only to appear to him in his dreams. Meeting on his adventures a host of cannibals, ...

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Publisher : BRILL
Genre : Reference
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Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Genre : Literary Criticism
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The Encylopedia of the Gothic features a series of newly-commissioned essays from experts in Gothic studies that cover all aspects of the Gothic as it is currently taught and researched, along with the development of the genre and its impact on contemporary culture. Comprises over 200 newly commissioned entries written by ...

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Author : Scott A. Dimovitz
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Contributing to the conversation regarding Angela Carter's problematic relationship with what she viewed as the interrelated traditions of surrealism and psychoanalysis, Scott Dimovitz explores the intricate connections between Carter's private life and her public writing. He begins with Carter's assertion that it was through her "exual and emotional life" that ...

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Publisher : Penguin UK
Genre : Fiction
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Sharp-eyed Marianne lives in a white tower made of steel and concrete with her father and the other Professors. Outside, where the land is thickly wooded and wild beasts roam, live the Barbarians, who raid and pillage in order to survive. Marianne is strictly forbidden to leave her civilized world ...

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Author : Anna Watz
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In 1972, Angela Carter translated Xavière Gauthier’s ground-breaking feminist critique of the surrealist movement, Surréalisme et sexualité (1971). Although the translation was never published, the project at once confirmed and consolidated Carter’s previous interest in surrealism, representation, gender and desire and aided her formulation of a new surrealist-feminist ...

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Publisher : Springer
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By reading key Carter texts alongside their Decadent intertexts, Tonkin interrogates the claim that Carter was in thrall to a fetishistic aesthetic antithetical to her feminism. Through historical contextualization of the woman-as-doll, muse and femme fatale, Tonkin tests Carter's own description of her fiction as a form of literary criticism....

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Publisher : McFarland
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This book explores how contemporary fantastic fiction by women writers responds to the past and imagines the future. The first two chapters look at revisionist rewritings of fairy tales and historical texts; the third and fourth focus on future-oriented narratives including dystopias and space fiction. Writers considered include Margaret Atwood, ...

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Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
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Publisher : Penguin
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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Drawing on many aspects of contemporary feminist theory, this lively collection of essays assesses Angela Carter's polemical fictions of desire. Carter, renowned for her irreverent wit, was one of the most gifted, subversive, and stylish British writers to emerge in the 1960s....

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Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In 1972, Angela Carter translated Xavière Gauthier’s ground-breaking feminist critique of the surrealist movement, Surréalisme et sexualité (1971). Although the translation was never published, the project at once confirmed and consolidated Carter’s previous interest in surrealism, representation, gender and desire and aided her formulation of a new surrealist-feminist ...