The Sadeian Woman

Author: Angela Carter
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0349008140
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Angela Carter delves into the viscera of our distorted sexuality and reveals a dazzling vision of love which admits neither of conqueror nor of conquered.

Poetic Revolutionaries

Author: Marion May Campbell
Publisher: Rodopi
ISBN: 9401210357
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The Virago Book ofFairy Tales. London: Virago. ––– 1986 [1985]. Black Venus.
London: Pan Picador. –––1982. The Sadeian Woman: An Exercise in Cultural
History. London, UK: Virago. –––1977. The Fairy Tales of Charles Perrault (illus.
Martin Ware). New York: Avon. –––1987 [1974]. 'Master' in Fireworks: Nine
Profane Pieces. London: Virago Modern Classics, 71-80. –––1987 [1974]. 'The
Loves of Lady Purple' in Fireworks: Nine Profane Pieces. London: Virago Modern
Classics, ...

Post War Literature

Author: Caroline Merz
Publisher: Evans Brothers
ISBN: 9780237522582
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The early 1970s also saw the emergence of feminist, or women-centred,
publishing companies. Virago Press was founded in 1973, and followed by a
stream of other women's presses such as Pandora, the Women's Press and
Sheba. The aim of Virago's Modern Classics series was 'to demonstrate the
existence of a female literary tradition and to broaden the sometimes narrow
definition of a classic' The series was launched in 1977 with Frost in May by
Antonia White (1899-1979), ...

The History Of British Women S Writing 1970 Present

Author: Mary Eagleton
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 1137294817
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revival of forgotten women writers of the nineteenth and earlier twentieth
centuries such as May Sinclair (1863–1946), Dorothy Richardson (1873– 1957),
Katherine Mansfield (1888–1923), Rosamond Lehmann (1901–90), and Stevie
Smith (1902–71).9 The Modern Classics Series advisory group also contained
other influential writers and academics in the Women's Movement, including
Sally Alexander, Germaine Greer, Liz Calder, Angela Carter (1940–92), and the
Spare Rib ...

Wayward Girls And Wicked Women

Author: Angela Carter
ISBN: 9780860685791
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This bestselling collection of stories extols the female virtues of discontent, sexual disruptiveness and bad manners.

Reading Translating Rewriting

Author: Martine Hennard Dutheil de la Rochère
Publisher: Wayne State University Press
ISBN: 0814336353
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The Sadeian Woman: An Exercise in Cultural History. London: Virago, 1979. — ,
ed. The Second Virago Book ofFairy Tales (aka Strange Things Still Sometimes
Hap- pen: Fairy Talesfrom Around the World). London: Virago, 1993 (1992). —. ...
The Classic Fairy Tales. London: Oxford University Press, 1974. —, eds. The
Oxford Dictionary ofNursery Rhymes. London: Oxford University Press, 1951.
Perrault, Charles. Contes, ed. Jean-Pierre Collinet. Paris: Gallimard (Folio
classique), ...

Fathers Reflections By Daughters

Author: Ursula Owen
Publisher: Pantheon
ISBN: 9780394725727
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Two of my seven novels (The Magic Toyshop, 1967, and The Passion of New
Eve, 1977) have recently been published as Virago Modern Classics. I have also
published two collections of short stories, the most recent of which is The Bloody
Chamber (King Penguin, 1981), and a nonfiction monograph, The Sadeian
Woman, Virago, 1979. In 1982, Virago published a collection of my journalism,
Nothing Sacred, most of which originally appeared in the magazine, New Society
, to which I ...

Modern British Women Writers

Author: Vicki K. Janik
Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313310300
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In The Sadeian Woman (1979), a feminist tract appropriating the Marquis de
Sade as a feminist ally, Carter claims the importance of Sade's "refusal to see
female sexuality in relation to its reproductive function" (1). ... and Madame de
Beaumont (collected in Sleeping Beauty and Other Favourite Fairy Tales) and
edited The Virago Book of Fairy Tales, an anthology of international tales
demonstrating the diversity of female response to the common predicament of
being born a woman.

The Bookseller

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Fiction Virago Modern Classics Stevie Smith The Holiday New Introduction by
Janet Watts £l-95/April/067 3 Margaret Atwood Surfacing New Introduction by
Francine du Plessix Gray £l-95/April/064 9 Grace Pa ley Enormous Changes at
the Last ... Thinking about Women Mary Ellmann £2-95/February/059 2/Literary
Criticism The Sadeian Woman An Exercise in Cultural History Angela Carter The
ideas of the Marquis de Sade transformed into a brilliant study of the social and
sexual ...

Ms Magazine

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Eventually publishers purchased the rights to distribute entire series, such as the
Modern Classics, Virago Travelers, or Pioneers; a sales guide for American
readers is now in the works to help them locate the different imprints. ... writing
and still flashier imagination have influenced a generation of English women
fiction writers, says that it was the persistence of Callil that got her to finish The
Sadeian Woman, a feminist look into sadomasochism: "She never gave in, even
when I did.