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Carmen Callil, pioneering champion of female writers, dies aged 84

Publisher who founded Virago Press began as a campaigning outsider who introduced UK readers to authors including Angela Carter and Margaret AtwoodCarmen Callil, the publisher and writer who championed female writers and transformed the canon of English literature, has died of leukemia in London... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2022-10-18 09:09:25 UTC ]
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British Council Literature Seminar Berlin - Now Neu NI: Contemporary Writing from Northern Ireland

After previous seminars showcased work from Scotland and Wales, this year the focus is on writing from Northern Ireland. Chaired by novelist and non-fiction writer Glenn Patterson, director at the Seamus Heaney Centre at Queen’s University Belfast – a familiar and popular name for British... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2022-02-16 12:14:57 UTC ]
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A Summary and Analysis of Angela Carter’s ‘The Snow Child’

‘The Snow Child’ is the shortest tale in The Bloody Chamber. Indeed, it is not even two pages long, but in a few hundred words, the British author Angela Carter incorporates a number of elements from different snow-themed fairy tales, but its most important influence was a grisly tale collected […] Continue reading at 'Interesting Literature'

[ Interesting Literature | 2022-01-28 15:00:10 UTC ]
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British Library acquires Granta magazine archive

The British Library has acquired the 40-year archive of Granta magazine featuring letters and papers from authors including Margaret Atwood, JG Ballard, Angela Carter and Kazuo Ishiguro. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-09 06:16:31 UTC ]
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Is English literature since 1918 really such a man’s world?

A new book celebrating the best writing of the past century follows a well-worn script when it comes to equalityI’ve been dipping in and out of DJ Taylor’s fat new book, The Prose Factory, a pleasingly gossipy history of literary life in England since 1918, and so far as it goes, it’s very... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2016-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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British Library staging exhibition of comics in 'overdue' celebration of genre

Library chief, Roy Keating, says show will explore field from Misty comics and superhero classics to graphic novelsBoys in the late 1970s probably assumed the girls comic Misty was all boring romance, puppies and ponies. How wrong they were. They were full of "incredibly dark, weird,... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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RSL Jerwood Awards-winners announced

Titles on Tehran, Angela Carter and the nature of evil have won at the 2012 Royal Society of... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-12-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Angela Carter wins James Tait Black Best of the Best

Angela Carter's Nights at the Circus has won the Best of the Best James Tait Black Prize,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-12-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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