By Anna Watz

ISBN-10: 1472415752

ISBN-13: 9781472415752

In 1972, Angela Carter translated Xavière Gauthier’s ground-breaking feminist critique of the surrealist stream, Surréalisme et sexualité (1971). even though the interpretation was once by no means released, the undertaking straight away proven and consolidated Carter’s past curiosity in surrealism, illustration, gender and hope and aided her formula of a brand new surrealist-feminist aesthetic. Carter’s sustained engagement with surrealist aesthetics and politics in addition to surrealist scholarship aptly demonstrates what's at stake for feminism on the intersection of avant-garde aesthetics and the illustration of ladies and feminine hope. Drawing on formerly unexplored archival fabric, comparable to typescripts, journals, and letters, Anna Watz’s examine is the 1st to track the entire quantity to which Carter’s writing was once prompted through the surrealist circulation and its severe historical past. Watz’s publication is a crucial contribution to scholarship on Angela Carter in addition to to modern feminist debates on surrealism, and should entice students around the fields of latest British fiction, feminism, and literary and visible surrealism.

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